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New UK fee transparency guidelines stand up to PE scrutiny

The Cost Transparency Initiative has launched templates for reporting fees and expenses to investors; managers wanting to wider their investor base should take note, write Debevoise & Plimpton's SImon Witney and John Young.

Is my waterfall too complicated to automate?

Al Bauer, managing director of Citco makes the case for waterfall automation even for complicated LP-GP agreements.

Understand upcoming CFIUS changes before it’s too late

The passing of FIRRMA changes the scope of CFIUS and could have implications for US and non-US private equity funds. Simon Witney and Jeffrey Cunard of Debevoise explain.

Want to raise money from Europeans? It’s about to get harder

Revisions to AIFMD are going to make reverse solicitation more difficult without a passport, writes lawyer Matija Repolusk.

5 tips to recognize revenue and why valuations are unaffected by new rules

Private equity valuations shouldn't feel a major impact from the new revenue recognition rules, writes PJ Patel, senior managing director and co-CEO of Valuation Research Corp. But valuation professionals should pay attention to certain accounting standards that are on the horizon.

Q&A: General Atlantic’s CIO on managing cyber-risk

Casey Santos shares thoughts on cyber-risk trends and how AI could be used to prevent cyber attacks.

WithumSmith+Brown: How to approach PE valuations

Tom Angell, practice leader of WithumSmith+Brown’s Financial Services Group, outlines the AICPA’s new valuation guide and how managers can keep LPs and a vigilant SEC happy by mitigating financial reporting risk.

WithumSmith+Brown: How to approach PE valuations

Tom Angell, practice leader of WithumSmith+Brown’s Financial Services Group, outlines the AICPA’s new valuation guide and how managers can keep LPs and a vigilant SEC happy by mitigating financial reporting risk.
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ILPA’s GP-leds guidance comes with implementation challenges

Disclosure, the role of the LPAC and status quo options may make some GP-led restructurings unaligned with the industry body's guidelines, according to Cleary Gottlieb.

How GPs can take the lead on GP-leds

On the heels of ILPA’s recent best practices on GP-led secondaries, BRG’s Finbarr O’Connor and Gavin Farrell take a practical look at issues important to LPs, and how GPs can address the guidance as they formulate transactions.
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