4 01, 2024

ILPA, CalSTRS among those backing SEC’s private funds rule

2024-01-05T15:14:54-08:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: SEC|Tags: , , , |

By Brian Croce Source: Pensions & Investments The Institutional Limited Partners Association, Council of Institutional Investors and 11 public pension funds, including CalSTRS, have filed an amicus brief in federal court supporting the SEC in a lawsuit brought by industry groups seeking to overturn a new SEC rule requiring increased disclosure from private fund advisers and prohibiting certain fee arrangements. "The private fund adviser rules, at their core, are about protecting those benefiting by institutions' investments in private funds [...]

25 05, 2022

SEC proposes additional ESG disclosures for investment advisers, funds

2022-05-25T12:50:39-07:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: ESG|Tags: , |

By Brian Croce Source: Pensions & Investments The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved a rule proposal that would require investment advisers and fund managers to disclose additional information on ESG strategies in fund prospectuses, annual reports and adviser brochures. In a 3-1 vote, with the commission's lone Republican, Hester M. Peirce, dissenting, the SEC proposed amendments to rules and disclosure forms that aim to promote consistent, comparable and reliable information for investors concerning funds' and advisers' incorporation [...]

3 01, 2022

Union letter to SEC on Private Equity Oversight

2022-01-03T09:30:28-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Categories: SEC|Tags: , |

Source: National Education Association DEAR CHAIRMAN GENSLER: On behalf of our collective 8.5 million members, we congratulate you on your confirmation as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission). Members of our unions serve as trustees for the vast majority of large public pension funds throughout the country. As stewards for the retirement assets of millions of public sector workers, they look forward to your efforts to increase transparency and accountability in the capital markets. As [...]

7 06, 2021

Gensler directs SEC staff to weigh further proxy-voting rules

2021-06-07T14:49:11-07:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Pension Reform|Tags: , |

By Brian Croce Source: Pensions & Investments The SEC's division of corporation finance will not recommend enforcement actions related to a series of amendments to the proxy-voting advice rule that were finalized last year after Chairman Gary Gensler announced Tuesday that he asked the staff to consider recommending further regulatory action on the issue. In July, the SEC, in a 3-1 vote with Republicans in control, approved sweeping changes to rules governing proxy advisory firms. The rule amendments made [...]

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