Industry voice

Mifid II update: FCA versus SEC

Reed Smith’s Adrian Brown and Don Andrews compare Mifid II implementation from either sides of the pond


BVI spruces up Limited Partnership Act to better serve funds

Ogier partner Michael Killourhy on the BVI’s new LP Act

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Tackling cyber security at board level

Lockton’s Peter Erceg offers top tips for ensuring cyber security becomes a boardroom concern



Industry voice: Getting to grips with tax insurance

As fiscal legislation across the globe becomes more complex, tax insurance could offer some much needed certainty

Industry voice: Despite risks, private credit investment opportunities are still available

Pavilion Alternatives analyses the private credit market

Meeting the challenge of managing multiple investors

Connection Capital’s Claire Madden believes a nuanced and dynamic approach is key to communicating effectively to a large investor base

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

Climate change risk adds to increasing reporting requirements

Climate change risk up reporting requirements

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

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

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

Private equity in the US and Europe: A continental divide on outsourcing

Shashi S and David AA Ross of Viteos outline the major differences between US and European private equity, and note increasing convergence

US and European PE accounting practices are converging

Asian investors are flocking to private debt

Emerging hiring trends in Asia reflect investor appetite for private debt strategies

Asian investors flocking to private debt strategies

MiFID II for Private Equity: Client Classification

Tamasin Little of Reed Smith warns of a deluge of paperwork for PE firms under MiFID II client classification rules

MiFID II rules regarding client classification to cause mountains of paperwork for private equity firms

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


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


Raising the bar: reflections on ILPA template

Shashi S and David AA Ross of Viteos Fund Services reflect on the ILPA reporting initiative and propose technological solutions for tackling the new challenge