Legal Affairs

FCA study: PE takes shock hit on fee reporting

The regulator’s final report on the asset management industry will increase the regulatory burden on private equity firms.

A year since the Brexit vote – what has changed?

pfm is revisiting the survey you filled in after the referendum and wants to hear from you on business impact, personnel and operational shifts.

White & Case London PE practice downsized

Eleven private equity lawyers have left the firm’s London office since the resignation of partner Richard Youle this month.

Willkie poaches Stroock funds chairman

Lior Ohayon joins the firm’s asset management group in New York.

King & Spalding hires private credit partners

Fergus Wheeler and Mark Wesseldine join the firm’s finance department from Ropes & Gray.

Five-strong team of PE associates joins Skadden

The group will reunite with former boss Richard Youle who joined the firm last week.

SEC cuts Tilton fine following Supreme Court ruling

The agency reduced the $200 million disgorgement penalty handed to the ‘Diva of Distress’ after the Supreme Court ruled these fines could only be backdated five years.

Pinsent Masons to open in Dublin

The practice will be led by three partners including Gayle Bowen, an alternative investments partner.

Sycamore entrenched in lawsuits with Dollar Tree

The $3.5bn AUM private equity firm is accused of failing to help make its portfolio company self-sustaining.

PE’s plea to the next UK government? Clarity on Brexit

Dealmakers, fundraisers and industry representatives agree that Europe’s largest private equity market needs a clear path forward.