Texas Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms – Most “Mid-Sized Advisers” Must File With the SEC by March 30 - State Bar of Texas Business Law Section Newsletter

    1 June 2012

    Overview

    During the last several years, managers of private equity and venture capital funds have been forced to address significantly increased regulation on the heels of the global financial crisis. In particular, changes implemented by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through its rulemaking authority now require many private fund managers to register as investment advisers with the SEC, unless an exemption from registration is available.