Regulation & Compliance

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


ILPA pressures SEC to update transparency rules

Letter argues certain rules are not tailored to PE


Koger automates waterfall calculation

Koger’s latest update allows users to automate waterfall distribution


SEC fines Welsh Carson $779k over fees

Welsh Carson latest private equity firm to be fined


Return of the domicile debate ‘probably linked to populism’

Rise of populist agendas will bring offshore activities into spotlight