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U.S. – SEC Modern Shareholder Disclosures

On 5 August 2020, SEC proposed to modernize fund shareholder reports. SEC proposed to improve retail investor experience, by modernizing fund shareholder reports, disclosures; update mutual fund and ETF disclosures to retail investor needs. Chair Clayton, commissioners Peirce, Roisman, Herren Lee issued statements on rule. Feature concise and visually engaging shareholder reports, highlight information that…
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U.S. – Form 13F Fund Manager Reports

On 31 July 2020, SEC published proposal in federal register, comment by 29 September 2020. Background On 10 July 2020, SEC proposed amendments to update form 13F for institutional investment managers. Amend reporting threshold to reflect equities markets, not been adjusted for 40 years. Form Use and Background SEA Rule 13(f) requires a manager to…
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Australia – GVT Foreign Investment Reforms

On 31 July 2020, AST GVT consulted on exposure draft of foreign investment reform. Issued Foreign investment reform (protecting Australia’s national security) bill 2020. Bill gives effect to major reforms to the Foreign acquisitions and takeovers act 1975. Exposure draft bill includes provisions for new national security powers, integrity and technical amendments, and provisions that…
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