Pressure Mounts on SEC to Set Standards

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Pressure Mounts on SEC to Set Standards for “Environmental, Social, Governance” Corporate Disclosure and Fund Investment Styles What Can We Expect? Before I joined Practus LLP, I served for 18 years as in-house counsel to leading global firms in the chemical industry.  Over the years I was struck by the great number of products and technologies that were pitched as … Read More

Read Ethan Corey’s article in the May edition of The Investment Lawyer

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The Investment Lawyer:  Covering Legal and Regulatory Issues of Asset Management Prospectus Delivery Obligations, Regulation Best Interest and the Buried Facts Doctrine: Has the SEC Changed the Time When Prospectuses Must Be Delivered? The SEC’s Regulation Best Interest will require a broker-dealer to provide a retail customer with information about the material fees and cost the customer will incur and … Read More

Tremendous Growth at Two-Year Mark

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Practus 2 Year Anniversary Growth

Virtual law firm Practus experiencing tremendous growth at two-year mark  At our two-year mark, Practus finds it’s positioned right for the times. What drove us from the very start was the idea of building the kind of law firm where everyone benefits – clients and attorneys. We’re proud of our successes two years in and we’re excited for what the … Read More

Four New Team Members Join Practus

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New York For over 30 years, Bob has developed a thorough knowledge of state insurance law, regulation, and how to maximize the top and bottom-line contributions of a life insurer’s business units. Having spent half his career as an insurance lawyer and the other half as a client, Bob offers a unique perspective on legal issues coupled with a clear … Read More

Philadelphia Office of Practus Co-Hosts “2020 Starting Line” Event

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More than 50 financial advisers, fund managers, accountants, and attorneys attended an educational and networking event co-sponsored by Practus, LLP and accounting firm BBD LLP last month, with support from the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA).  Partners Robert Elwood, John Grady, and John Ramírez spoke about topics related to funds, taxes, advisers, and brokers that will be important in … Read More

Read Ethan Corey’s article in the September edition of The Investment Lawyer

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“The Dog That Didn’t Bark: Investment Research, Hard Dollars and Special Compensation under the Investment Adviser Act of 1940” On October 26, 2017, the SEC staff issued three no-action letters intended to facilitate the ability of registered investment advisers and broker-dealers to comply both with the requirements of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (Advisers Act) and with the requirements … Read More

Three More Attorneys Join Practus

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Practus continues growth trajectory as three more attorneys join our law firm! Click on the links below to get to know each of the new members of our team. John Grady, PartnerAdding to our growing presence in Philadelphia, John brings over 30 years of investment management experience to our team. John works with funds of all kinds, including mutual funds, … Read More