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Hedge Fund Report - Summary of Key Developments - Fall 2012

December 05, 2012

By THE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, SECURITIES LITIGATION, & TAX PRACTICES

This continues to be a time of rapid change for the hedge fund industry, as the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the CFTC), and various other regulatory agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board (the Federal Reserve) and the Department of the Treasury (the Treasury), continue to propose and finalize rules to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act). There have also been a number of significant developments in the hedge fund tax area, and the SEC and private plaintiffs have continued to bring enforcement actions and litigation involving hedge funds and other types of private investment funds and fund managers.

This Report provides an update since our last

in Spring 2012 and highlights recent regulatory and tax developments, as well as recent civil litigation and enforcement actions as they relate to the hedge fund industry. Paul Hastings attorneys are available to answer your questions on these and any other developments affecting hedge funds and their investors and advisers.

Contributors

Image: Kenneth M Breen
Kenneth M Breen
Partner, Litigation Department

Image: Kevin P Broughel
Kevin P Broughel
Partner, Litigation Department

Image: Michael R Rosella
Michael R Rosella
Partner, Corporate Department

Image: Barry G Sher
Barry G Sher
Partner, Litigation Department

Image: William F Sullivan
William F Sullivan
Senior Counsel, Litigation Department

Image: Arthur L Zwickel
Arthur L Zwickel
Partner, Corporate Department

Image: Christian Parker
Christian Parker
Partner, Corporate Department

Image: Christopher H McGrath
Christopher H McGrath
Partner, Litigation Department

Image: Edward Han
Edward Han
Partner, Litigation Department

Image: Peter M Stone
Peter M Stone
Partner, Litigation Department

Image: Morgan J Miller
Morgan J Miller
Partner, Litigation Department

Image: David A Hearth
David A Hearth
Partner, Corporate Department