Lance Zinman, head of the Chicago Financial Services practice, appeared on John Lothian News on August 15, 2013, to discuss the recent Securities and Exchange Commission rule on private fund solicitation. Lance spoke with editor-at-large Doug Ashburn and answered the following questions:

  • What are the key points of the SEC rule lifting the ban on marketing by private funds?
  • What is the scope of the rule on “disqualifying events”?
  • Is the rule expected to usher in a wave of marketing on behalf of hedge funds?
  • What is Katten telling clients regarding the marketing rules?