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CMA final notice of intention to operate confidentiality ring and confidentiality undertakings in investment consultants market investigation

On 2 August 2018, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published a notice of intention to include additional data and analysis into a confidentiality ring following publication of the provisional decision report, as part of their investment consultants market investigation. … Continue reading

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On LawNext: LegalZoom’s GC on the Company’s $500 Million Investment

Earlier this week, as I reported here, the online legal services company LegalZoom announced a $500 million secondary investment, the largest investment ever in a legal technology company. It comes as the company continues to expand both its services and its geographic reach. With a … Continue reading

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SEC Settles Charges with Investment Advisers and Representatives Over Use of Testimonials in Social Media

On July 10, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission published five Orders Instituting Administrative and Cease-and-Desist Proceedings against two registered investment advisers, three investment adviser representatives, and Leonard S. Schwartz, a marketing consultant.  The Orders allege that the respondents violated … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Really in Trouble? – Investment Watch Blog

As wildly successful venture capitalist Peter Thiel says: most companies in the Nasdaq are not actually tech companies; they are anti-tech companies. What we consider to be tech companies are actually banking on the fact that no new companies come … Continue reading

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Hines Real Estate Investment Trust Approves Final Liquidating Distribution

As recently announced, the board of directors of Hines Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (“Hines REIT” or the “Company”) — one of three publicly registered non-traded REITs sponsored by Hines — has unanimously voted for approval of a plan of … Continue reading

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