In a PEI “Spotlight” Podcast, Ropes & Gray Attorneys Discuss Impact of the SEC’s Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Offering Exemptions

In The News
August 13, 2019

Securities and governance practice chair Keith Higgins (Boston), asset management partner Michael Doherty (New York) and benefits partner Josh Lichtenstein (New York) were featured in a Private Equity International “Spotlight” podcast. The discussion, hosted by Private Funds CFO reporter Connor Hussey, focused on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s concept release on the harmonization of securities offering exemptions, which aims to broaden Main Street investment opportunities. 

In the podcast, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Doherty and Mr. Lichtenstein discussed some the comments Ropes & Gray will be submitting, what impact this sort of provision could have on private fund managers and retail investors, and what it could mean for pension and 401(k) plans.