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CFOs and COOs Forum: PME gains ground as LP benchmark of choice

The shortcomings of available performance data are making public market equivalents a more attractive benchmark.

CFOs and COOs Forum: diversity and tech top list of priorities

The forum kicked off Wednesday morning with data from EY highlighting how operations professionals are thinking on key issues of private fund management.

PE firms to create senior tech roles within 5 years – survey

Disruptive technology such as AI, blockchain and robotics will drive the appointment of senior tech leaders in the industry, according to an Intertrust survey.

Citing accounting inconsistency, IPEV removes pricing calculation for fair value

The valuation trade group removed a technique that was in previous guidelines because members of the industry weren’t applying it properly.

A prolonged government shutdown could upend private deals

There are no signs President Trump and Congress are closing in on an agreement over the budget to resume work, and the shutdown comes at a time when the stock and bond markets have experienced volatility under the specter of rising interest rates.
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CFOs & COOs Forum 2019: What to watch out for

With more than 600 delegates gathering for the forum in New York on Jan. 16-17, we’re expecting robust discussion around some of the issues that matter most to the back office.

European regulatory developments to monitor in 2019

Amid Brexit uncertainty, there are other European regulatory issues such as MiFID to keep an eye on, write Simon Witney and Patricia Volhard.

Abraaj dispute prompts lenders to close fund finance loophole

Banks are changing the way security notices are issued to LPs following the firm's collapse.

DOWNLOAD: The CFO guide to fundraising

Find out how the CFO's responsibilities have evolved to play a crucial role in fundraising at private funds firms.
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Two key points in the economic provisions of the LPA

Distribution and negotiation are two key aspects in the economic provisions of any limited partnership agreement. Howard Beber, Scott Jones and Andrew Shore of Proskauer lay out the terminology.

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