Investment Company Act

The amendments aim to modernize the Names Rule and promote investor protection objectives by ensuring that a fund’s portfolio of holdings aligns with its name.

By Laura N. Ferrell, Sarah E. Fortt, Betty M. Huber, Paul A. Davies, Nicola Higgs, Anne Mainwaring, Karmpreet (Preeti) Grewal, Austin J. Pierce, and Deric Behar

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted amendments to Rule 35d-1 under the Investment Company Act governing naming conventions for