Regulation & Compliance

PE ‘upbeat’ on Brexit despite economic fears

Managers foresee stability for UK operations but also cost rises, Lloyds poll finds


Time to push on Brexit, fund industry told

Former EU negotiator: Political “distractions” create window to maximise influence

SPOTLIGHT: Facilitation offence

The Drawdown examines private equity’s response to recent addition to UK tax rulebook



Highvern Group hires compliance director

Natalie Jelley joins as compliance director to tackle “increasingly demanding” regulations.

KPMG: ‘Fintech revolution’ is double-edged sword

AI and other innovations spell regulatory trouble for financial services

COO Profile: Mid Europa’s Manish Mittal

The CEE-focused firm’s COO talks BEPS, breadth and bridging facilities

ESMA: Scrutiny over delegation needed post-Brexit

Agency chair Maijoor warns of “letterbox entities” as fund industry questions sense of probe

Change is the rule

The new wave of regulation impacting private equity could spell a major operational shift for the industry

Cross-border proposals backfire

Draft pre-marketing rules will complicate rather than ease EU-wide fund distribution

EU tax opinion may drive transparency in PE structuring

ECJ to rule on dividend and interest payments through holdcos

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

Mifid II update: FCA versus SEC

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


EU to UK GPs: Prepare for Brexit cut-off

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


Private equity’s pivotal role in the CMU

The Drawdown ventures to Brussels to explore what financial union plans will mean for PE


Brussels to slacken grip on MiFID advisers

Reform plans set to ease compliance and pay rules for key private equity actors


Private equity hedges bets on EMIR forex hedging rules

Funds’ FX hedges face costly collateral requirements in new EU regs


Private equity exemption from EMIR floated

Amendment of EMIR proposed by EU Council