The Treasury Department issued an interim final rule that "establishes a fee for parties filing a formal written notice of a transaction for review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.”
The SEC adopted rule and form amendments to "modify the registration, communications, and offering processes” for business development companies (a type of closed-end investment company that is not registered) and registered closed-end investment companies.
A CFTC proposal to apply federal speculative position limits to 25 "core referenced futures contracts" - including futures and options linked to those contracts and economically equivalent swaps - was published in the Federal Register.
The Congressional Research Service provided an overview of the current authority of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States following the recent implementation of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act.
In a 3-2 vote, the CFTC proposed applying federal speculative position limits to 25 "core referenced futures contracts," including futures and options linked to those contracts and economically equivalent swaps.
The American Banking Association, SIFMA and the Institute of International Bankers proposed revisions to a Federal Reserve Board proposal to modify its regulations for determining "whether a company has the ability to exercise a controlling influence" on another company.
The FINRA proposal to eliminate certain requirements applicable to research reports on "covered investment funds," in accordance with the Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2017, was published in the Federal Register.
The SEC Division of Corporation Finance determined that, for the purposes of applying Exchange Act Rules related to "Collar Contracts," an insider will be deemed to own the corporation shares underlying the operating partnership units.
SIFMA and the Security Traders Association raised concerns about legislative proposals on capital formation and corporate governance currently under consideration by the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.