Regulation & Compliance

Calls for transparency over EU talks on post-Brexit access

Opacity with reported ESMA-led process to retain UK-EU link is “concerning”, says Irish Funds


ESMA: Clock is ticking for post-Brexit relocations

“No guarantee” countries will accept moves in time unless applications are submitted soon

FCA to extend SMCR next year

Regulation will force firms to draw up a register of responsibilities



EFAMA calls for urgent revision of PRIIPs

Association finds new reports are misleading investors

Dispatches from Invest Europe CFO Forum 2018

Highlights from the association’s operations-focused conference

Regulators close net on tax opacity

Invest Europe, KPMG: Tax burden “no worse” but disclosure push to affect PE

Profile: Clyde Blowers’ partner Shauna Powell

CBC partner Powell discusses importance of regulatory expertise within partnership

Invest Europe’s Collins: lack of tech in PE is ‘rational’

The Drawdown caught up with association’s CEO at its 2018 CFO conference in Lisbon

Post-crisis regulatory consensus unravels

KPMG: US deregulation instincts spark rift in global financial rulemaking

Private Equity Services Awards 2018: WINNERS

Congratulations to all the finalists!

Regulations to slow down blockchain roll-out

EY: Governance key to retain trust as e-ledger tech goes mainstream

EU to amend safekeeping duties of depositaries

Commission tables five changes to depositaries’ law

ILPA calls on HFSC to reconsider VC Exemption proposals

Association expresses its “significant concern” in letter


SGG acquires Lawson Conner

Deal sees SGG boosting its regulatory services


Role Call: General Counsel

Key considerations for hiring in-house legal expertise


Tax comes under ESG spotlight

PE advised to stay ahead of attitude shift as PRI urges investors to probe corporates


California LPs ‘disadvantaged’ by reporting rules

CalSTRS and another California-based LP had commitments turned down by GPs


FD Profile: Hermes GPE’s Karen Sands

Hermes GPE’s FD Karen Sands details her journey from fund accountant to organisational linchpin