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Treaty to make French taxes ‘more difficult to avoid’ for Luxembourg funds

A Luxembourg lawyer says funds reliant on treaty relief should be 'alert to risks' once the double-tax agreement between the two countries goes into effect next year.

ILPA launches portfolio company metrics tool to help GPs provide info

The template standardizes the request by LPs for portfolio company information, which typically has been customized.

Jersey moves to reassure funds ahead of Brexit

Amid evidence that Luxembourg is taking more private fund business due to Brexit fears, the Jersey Fund Association says UK managers 'shouldn’t panic' when choosing a new domicile.

GPs abusing ‘hedge clauses’ to dodge fiduciary duty: ILPA

An LP lobby group says a change in Delaware law and an SEC no-action letter unleashed a 'perfect storm' to the detriment of private fund investors.

Ares to complete legal C-corp switch by year-end

The move will simplify tax reporting requirements and could see it list on other stock exchanges in an effort to further boost its investor base.

US Treasury calls for law promoting regulator and financial firm ‘partnerships’

The recommendation came in a report ordered by President Trump on the future of US financial regulation.

SEC veteran appointed new OCIE deputy director

Kristin Snyder replaces another longtime SEC officer, Jane Jarcho, who is retiring at the end of August.

Technology will be key in boosting compliance standards: survey

A poll of 39 fund managers, including limited partners, found that most hold concerns about risk management and decision making at their firms.

LeapFrog: a general counsel needs to lead

The emerging market investor's new general counsel, Frances Holliday, says LP demands on risk management have changed and lawyers need to make their mark on the business.

Luxembourg fund growth hits UK, Channel Islands as preferred jurisdiction

RAIFs and LPs registered in Luxembourg are also on the rise in anticipation of the UK's secession from the EU.

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