The competitiveness of US capital markets can be impacted by IPO trends and listings of US companies and non-US companies on non US stock exchanges. Corporate Governance in the United States can influence listing decisions by management. A recent report from Wilson Sonsini (http://entrepreneur.typepad.com/files/ipo-survey-2012_web.pdf) on venture-backed IPOs has several interesting findings: 98% of these companies had adopted […]Read more "Venture Backed IPOs and the Competitiveness of US Capital Markets"
Hedge Fund Manager Registration Under the Dodd-Frank Act (2013). San Diego Law Review, Vol. 50, 2013. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2150377 For the last three decades, the SEC has repeatedly yet unsuccessfully attempted to register hedge fund managers. Resolving the tension between the industry and regulators regarding the appropriate level of regulatory oversight, the Dodd-Frank Act […]Read more "Hedge Fund Manager Registration under the Dodd-Frank Act"
Should Wall Street be afraid of the new rules established by the Dodd-Frank Act? For more than thirty years until the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act, the hedge fund industry had resisted attempts by the SEC to register hedge fund managers. The SEC’s last attempted to register hedge fund managers failed in 2006 when the […]Read more "Wall Street Does Not Fear the Dodd-Frank Act"