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- New York State Tops the Nation With Investment Fraud Schemes
New York City is known as the nation capital for federal securities and investment fraud investigations and prosecutions. The most common claims in arbitration filed in New York include Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Negligence, Fraud/Misrepresentation, Failure to Supervise and Breach of Contract.
- Hedge Funds: The Role of Directors in the Life Cycle of a Fund - Cayman Islands
The board of directors play a central role in any offshore hedge fund. At every stage of the life cycle of a hedge fund the directors need certain critical information and documents in order to perform their duties. The life cycle can roughly be determined as the fund formation stage, the post launch operation (which might last several years) and then the eventual liquidation.
- Form PF: Essential Guide - August 2012
Some of the largest hedge fund managers will shortly make their initial filing for the Form PF, on August 29, 2012. This guide will recap on the previously announced and finalized Form PF obligations and provide an update on the most recent developments.
- Hedge Funds and Data Protection
Hedge funds are increasingly subject to international and local data protection regulations. The amount of personal data held by hedge funds and service providers continues to grow. As obligations to collect data increases with new regulations such as FATCA hedge fund managers and other service providers must pay attention to data protection laws and regulations.
- CFTC - Temporary Relief No Action Letter
The CFTC has issued a no action letter providing temporary relief for Commodity Pool Operators (CPOs) and Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) who are affected by the recent changes to the CFTC registration exemptions. The no action letter extends the deadline for registration for those affected by the recission of CFTC Rule 4.13(a)(4) and the amended Rule 4.5.
- PFG Lawyer
by Cates Law
If you were a client of PFG and lost money as a result of the company's fraudulent behavior, filing a claim against PFG will help to ensure that you recover some or all of your losses once PFG's missing funds are located. Russell Wasendorf Sr., the former CEO of Peregrine Financial Group Inc. (PFG) was arrested last week.
- Claims Against PFG Brokerage Scandal
by Cates Law
If you have a brokerage account with Peregrine Financial Group Inc. (PFG) and lost money due to their alleged falsification of bank statements, we may be able to help you recover some or all of your money through legal action. On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 PFG filed for bankruptcy protection. We are seeking clients who lost money with either MF Global or PFG.
- Using Your Traditional IRA to Buy a Home
For many individuals, buying their first home is difficult because of the need to save up enough money to make the initial payment or to cover the closing costs. However, you may be able to use funds you saved in your traditional IRA to buy a home without incurring the 10% early withdrawal penalty (but you will probably still have to pay the regular income taxes on the distribution).
- Do I Need a Seattle Real Estate Lawyer to Invest in Real Estate?
by DC Law Group
If you are considering purchasing investment property, rather than a primary residence, getting help from a Seattle real estate lawyer can be especially essential to ensuring that you make a wise and informed choice. A Seattle real estate lawyer will assist you with all aspects of the transaction and will help you to do your legal due diligence before you buy the property.
- 5 Ways to Help Maintain ’34 Act Reporting Compliance
In tough economic times there are things smaller public companies can do to help ensure they maintain their ’34 Act reporting compliance.