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2014-03-17 08:32:16

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 40Act.com, LLC today announced the launch of its Internet-based compliance and legal services website, www.40Act.com. The new website is designed as a single-source solution tailored to the compliance and legal information needs of money managers, compliance officers, attorneys, academics and related professionals. Designed to help investment advisers and their professionals deal with the torrent of unprecedented regulation, 40Act.com is a...

2013-10-03 23:30:31

Total regulatory assets under management reported by SEC-registered investment advisers increased significantly to $54.8 trillion from $49.4 trillion. SEC-registered firms employ more than 700,000 professionals and serve more than 25 million individual and institutional clients. Washington, DC and Lakeville, CT (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The Investment Adviser Association (IAA) and National Regulatory Services (NRS) today issued the 13th annual Evolution/Revolution report, an in-depth study...

2006-06-29 17:58:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats on the U.S. House Financial Services Committee unveiled on Thursday a bill to reverse a recent court ruling that blocked efforts by the Securities and Exchange Commission to force most U.S. hedge fund advisers to register with the agency. The legislation, called the "Securities and Exchange Commission Authority Restoration Act of 2006," was introduced by Massachusetts Reps. Barney Frank and Mike Capuano and Paul Kanjorski of Pennsylvania. The...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'