Marie T. DeFalco


Articles:

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2006
    The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (the 'Pension Act'), signed into law by President Bush on August 17, 2006, includes important changes for hedge funds and private equity funds. The changes, which became effective immediately upon enactment, modify long-standing regulations of the U.S. Department of Labor under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act...
  • Friday, September 1, 2006
    Most financial market observers were surprised on Friday, June 23, 2006, when the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rendered a decision in Goldstein v. Securities and Exchange Commission that vacated the SEC's "Hedge Fund Rule" - Rule 203(b)(3)-2 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (Advisers Act). The Hedge Fund Rule,...