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Staff Responds to Questions About Non-Traded BDCs and Section 61(a) of the 1940 Act

On October 17, 2019, the SEC’s Division of Investment Management published Staff Responses to Inquiries Regarding Business Development Companies and Section 61(a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “Publication”) concerning compliance by business development companies (each, a “BDC”) whose common shares are not exchange listed (a “non-traded BDC”) with the repurchase-offer requirements within recently amended Section 61(a).

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SEC Warns: “the number of cases involving private equity will increase.”


Time to Read: 1 minutes Practices: Investment Management, Private Equity, Private Funds, Corporate & Securities Litigation, Government Enforcement / White Collar Criminal Defense, Securities & Public Companies

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On January 23, the Chief of the Securities Exchange Commission’s Asset Management Unit (“AMU”), Bruce Karpati, participated in a question and answer session at the Private Equity International Conference. He discussed the SEC’s plans for oversight of the private equity industry and said that “it’s not unreasonable to think that the number of cases involving private equity will increase.”

The recent nomination of Mary Jo White for SEC Chairman further highlights the increased emphasis placed on enforcement. When he nominated Ms. White, President Obama emphasized this theme, stating that “it’s not enough to change the law. We also need cops on the beat to enforce the law.”

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