Regulation & Compliance

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


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

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

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


US splits PE and hedge funds for carried interest

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin signalled the administration’s separation of hedge funds and private equity funds for future carried interest tax treatment


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


Cloud-based fundraising CRM tool launched

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


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?


FCA outlines extension of SMCR

Extension of regime will see personal accountability for wrong-doing


BRIEFING: The changing role of CFOs and COOs in the fundraising process

An overview of The Drawdown’s recent Breakfast Briefing, discussing the changing role of CFOs and COOs in the fundraising process


Ireland amends LP structure in bid for private equity

The Amendment Bill brings Ireland’s LP structure into line with other European jurisdictions


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


Alvarez & Marsal raids KPMG to open Stockholm office

Nordic expansion comes in response to pan-European regulatory requirements


CMU broadens eligibility of EuVECA and EuSEF

Changes to EuVECA rules will allow these funds to invest in larger companies


A compliant state of mind

As regulators continue to tighten their grip on private equity, encouraging a culture of compliance is gaining popularity