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CLE on Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones: What Estate Planners Need to Know

The American Law Institute is holding a webcast entitled, Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones: What Estate Planners Need to Know, on Thursday, ‎May ‎30, 2019, 12:00 to 1:30 pm Eastern. Provided below is a description of the event. Why… … Continue reading

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MFA recommends expansion of ‘fund of funds’ proposal to include private funds

By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D. A comment letter by the Managed Funds Association asks the SEC to include private funds in the scope of its proposed "fund of funds" rules. While the MFA supports the updating of the regulation of … Continue reading

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Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Nearly half of American households have staked their financial futures in diversified asset pools called mutual funds—to the tune of $22 trillion, according to a recent estimate. In the process of building these funds, mutual fund companies have become the largest … Continue reading

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House Moves for Injunction to Halt Trump's Reallocation of Funds for Border Wall

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The House of Representatives yesterday applied for a preliminary injunction to halt President Trump's reallocation of appropriated funds to build a border wall. The application notes that Congress, not the president, has the… … Continue reading

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How Old Will You Be When Social Security’s Funds Run Out?

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CFFB) – not good news for baby boomers!:  “The Social Security Trust Funds are projected to become insolvent in 2035, according to the program’s trustees. At that point, revenues coming into the program will … Continue reading

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