Compliance handling

SMCR in practice

Reed Smith’s Douglas Cherry shares practical guidance for SMCR compliance

Augentius: PE largely unharmed by Brexit fallout

Most firms worldwide unscathed for now but regulation woes strongest in Europe, survey finds

EU to UK GPs: Prepare for Brexit cut-off

The Drawdown talks to UK body BVCA about implications of fresh warnings from Brussels

Waking up to climate change: day-to-day considerations

Climate change risk adds to increasing reporting requirements

Climate change risk up reporting requirements

LPs ‘unaware’ of GDPR risks

Unconcern over data breaches could mean investors are not asking the right questions, say poll organisers

LPs unaware of cyber threats

PE doubts own risk management capabilities

Survey finds GPs policies fall short and flags UK as second riskiest market for industry

Private equity is scaling up staff and resources to tackle regulation and compliance risks

MiFID II for Private Equity: Best Execution

Changes to best execution obligations under MiFID II require GPs to update policies to ensure all possible steps are taken

Best execution

MJ Hudson opens in Luxembourg amid Brexit uncertainty

Research carried out by the firm concludes the UK will no longer be attractive for the industry following Brexit

MJ Hudson launches in Luxembourg

MiFID II for Private Equity: Telephone Taping

Reed Smith’s Tim Dolan and Emily Cartwright advise PE firms to start thinking seriously about recording calls

Private equity firms must prepare for telephone taping requirements under MiFID II

Super software solutions

Emerging software solutions created by private equity professionals could see the industry’s major hurdles quickly removed


MiFID II for Private Equity: Product Governance

Reed Smith’s Tamasin Little outlines the need for all firms to establish product governance policies

Mifid II rules require review of entire investment chain

MiFID II for Private Equity: Marketing

Reed Smith’s Tamasin Little explores the impact on PE of MiFID II’s marketing and client communication rules

MiFID II means PE firms need to think carefully about external communications

Cloud-based fundraising CRM tool launched

The new team – advinda – is part of placement agent DC Placement Advisors

advinda launched cloud-based fundraising CRM system

Crash Course: Is private equity ready for choppy waters?

Have lessons from 2008 been remembered well enough to protect the industry from the next downturn?

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime: This time it’s personal

Private equity firms are particularly vulnerable to new accountability rules for senior personnel, writes Dino Bossi of Addveritas

New AI tool for spotting regulatory conflicts launches

Waymark Tech’s new tool identifies crossovers and conflicts between various regulations

Private eye: technology unlocks private equity for private investors

New technologies will unlock the swelling pool of private wealth wanting to access PE

FundRock hires head of alternatives

Enda Fahy has joined FundRock Management to head up its illiquid alternatives function