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Investment Management Legal and Regulatory Update - April 2020


  • SEC Extends Time Periods of Regulatory Relief for Funds and Advisers Impacted by Coronavirus

    • Relief for Registered Investment Companies

    • Relief for Investment Advisers and Exempt Reporting Advisers

  • SEC Staff Grants Temporary Liquidity Relief to Mutual Funds

  • OCIE Publishes Observations on Cybersecurity and Resiliency Practices

  1. Governance and Risk Management

  2. Access Rights and Controls

  3. Data Loss Prevention

  4. Mobile Security

  5. Incident Response and Resiliency

  6. Vendor Management

  7. Training and Awareness

  • SEC Requests Comment on Fund Names Rule

  • SEC Staff Issues Updated FAQs on Form CRS and Regulation Best Interest


  • Adviser charged by the SEC with Failing to Maintain Adequate Controls for Material Nonpublic Information


  • Investment Company Reporting Modernization: New Form N PORT (As Amended)

  • Rescission of Form N-Q

  • Form N-1A

  • FAST Act Amendments Impacting Registration Statement and N-CSR Filings

  • Form CRS, Client Relationship Summary

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About this Author

Molly Bussie Investment Management Attorney

Molly Bussie is an associate in the Milwaukee office and a member of the Investment Management Practice Group. Molly represents investment companies and investment advisers with respect to SEC compliance and reporting obligations, fund registration, corporate governance, and general business matters.

Molly earned her law degree, summa cum laude, at Marquette University Law School. While in law school, Molly worked as a legal intern at Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, a global investment management firm, where she gained experience with SEC reporting requirements,...

Chris Cahlamer Investment Management Attorney

Chris Cahlamer is the team leader of the firm’s Investment Management Practice Group, where he practices in investment management and securities law, focusing on investment companies, investment advisers, regulatory examinations, new product development, SEC compliance and reporting obligations, CCO support, private fund formation and operation, investment company reorganizations, investment advisor mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and board fiduciary issues.

Chris earned his law degree, summa cum laude, at Marquette University Law School. While there, he received the Corporate Practice Institute Award and served as senior articles editor on the Marquette Law Review. He completed his undergraduate education at St. Norbert College, graduating as a member of the honors program and earning his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in international economics and political science.

Chris is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the American Bar Association.

Susan Hoaglund, Investment Management Attorney, Godfrey Kahn law firm

Susan Hoaglund is a member of the Investment Management Practice Group. Susan provides advice to investment advisers, investment companies, broker-dealers and banks regarding legal, regulatory and compliance matters.

Pamela M. Krill, Godfrey Kahn, Investment management lawyer, Stock Exchanges Attorney

Pam Krill is an attorney in the firm’s Investment Management Practice Group. She practices securities and corporate law with particular emphasis on investment adviser/ investment company regulation, SEC compliance and reporting, and representation before the SEC, various stock exchanges and the state securities commissions.

In over 20 years of practicing law, Pam has gained substantial experience working with investment advisers and investment companies, counseling these clients on a wide range of legal issues, including federal and state...