SEC proposes changes to fund of fund rules

The SEC proposals would allow a fund to acquire the shares of another fund in excess of the limits of the Investment Company Act without obtaining an individual exemptive order from the Commission. In order to rely on the rule, funds must comply with conditions designed to enhance investor protection, including conditions restricting funds' ability to improperly influence other funds, charge excessive fees, or create overly complex fund of funds structures.

For more on this story see the December issue of The NED.