Entries by Adam Friedman

Norm Opines on The Hedge Fund Law Report: What the Outcome of BlackRock’s Petition Could Portend for the SEC’s Stance on Pay to Play

What the Outcome of BlackRock’s Petition Could Portend for the SEC’s Stance on Pay to Play The Hedge Fund Law Report By Michael Washburn https://www.hflawreport.com/r/46c4c1c23d26aa670eac5dcb3c12fd65/q/61c912df3d7fe26eefddd19de396a502 BlackRock has petitioned the SEC for an exemption from the prohibition against its collection of fees from Ohio-based “government entity” clients, following a violation of the so-called “pay to play” […]

WSJ Goes Big on Financial Regulation

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal launched a new product called WSJ Pro Financial Regulation devoted to covering all of the activity in this space. WSJ reporter Andrew Ackerman had one of the first pieces on the new service discussing how the SEC’s current complement of three Commissioners could lead to paralysis at the agency. Agency action […]