On 10 July 2020, the SEC released for comment a proposed rule that would change the reporting threshold for Form 13F from $100 million to $3.5 billion for institutional investment managers. The SEC thought it was a good time to increase the threshold which was established 45 years ago to reflect the change in size and structure of the U.S. equities market and to increase the information provided by institutional investment managers by eliminating the omission threshold for individual securities, and requiring managers to provide additional identifying information.
The Dole Institute Student Advisory Board welcomes KU Associate Dean of International and Comparative Law Virginia Harper Ho to discuss the volatile situation in Hong Kong as protestors clash with the mainland Chinese Government.
NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) signed by 15 Asia-Pacific countries on Sunday would bring economic benefits to these countries and help strengthen regional integration, experts have said.
The Supreme Court held oral argument last week in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, a case asking whether a taxpayer-funded foster care agency may turn away same-sex couples who wish to be foster parents because of the agency’s sincere religious objection to certifying same-sex couples. A Philadelphia ordinance—the Fair Practices Ordinance—and the contract that a family foster care agency such as CSS must sign with the city prohibit such agencies from discriminating against these same-sex couples.
Rethinking the policy that shields police and government officials from civil lawsuits
Qualified immunity is a legal principle created by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1982. Now some are wondering if its use has been expanded beyond its original intent including two U.S. Supreme Court Justices asking the court to reconsider it.
- Lumen Mulligan, Earl B. Shurtz Research Professor of Law at the University of Kansas
Aaron Coleman’s election to the Kansas House of Representatives would have been remarkable for a young candidate trying to unseat an incumbent. But it has instead left state Democratic leaders saying that they will take “every necessary step” to ensure that Mr. Coleman is not seated in the State Legislature.
Mr. Coleman’s campaign over the summer was overshadowed by his admissions that he had sent revenge porn and bullied girls online in middle school.
Out Of Many, Many: America’s Divisions And Its Foreign Economic Policy
Moments in history, if sufficiently important, transcend themselves and endure into the future. Is the election in which Americans reinforced, if not exacerbated, their divisions, one such moment and, if so, what are the implications for American foreign economic policy?
This past summer, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed eliminating quarterly disclosures for 90 percent of institutional investment managers by raising the reporting threshold under Section 13F of the Exchange Act from $100 million to $3.5 billion. The proposal generated widespread oppos
The proposed rule change drew sharp criticism — but it also rested on shaky legal grounds.
Concerns about a regulatory proposal to allow many hedge funds to keep their stock investments secret may have been overblown.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s July proposal to increase the reporting threshold for hedge fund managers from $100 million to $3.5 billion quickly drew criticism, as it would have reduced the number of reporting firms by nearly 90 percent.
For Will Hanson, a junior at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas, it’s surprising how many people his age don’t understand the importance of voting.
This year, Hanson, 21, has been working with the college’s new Young Democrats club to register other students to vote. Nov. 3 will be his first time voting in a presidential election.
“I think that more young people are going to vote in this election than ever before,” he said. “Well, I hope that is the case.”