Naming a registered investment company will become more challenging now that the Securities and Exchange Commission has significantly broadened the scope of the rule governing fund names. Moreover, the SEC estimates that when the Names Rule goes into effect, three out of four registered funds will be subject to the new requirements.
In this episode of the Mutual Fund Minute, host and Sidley partner Jay Baris follows up on his first segment, What’s in a Name?. Jay and Louisa Kiu, investment funds counsel in Sidley’s Boston office, discuss the new and expanded Names Rule, and what it means for funds, advisers, and fund directors.
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