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How to avoid conflicts in stapled deals

Full disclosure and fairness opinions are the best ways to mitigate potential conflicts of interest in stapled deals.

VIDEO: CFOs on the biggest risks facing private equity

CFOs from Roark Capital Group, Delos Capital, Cloverlay, XPV Water Partners and Sandton Capital Partners share their views on the biggest risk they see their private equity firms facing today in this three-minute video.

Briefing: California’s privacy laws and private equity

The California Consumer Privacy Act is coming and the time for PE firms to take action is now, say experts.

No-deal Brexit: The EU’s patchwork approach to transitional provisions

As the risk increases of Britain exiting the EU without a deal in place, what are regulators around Europe doing to assist a smooth transition? Simon Witney and Patricia Volhard of Debevoise explain.

Secondaries: ‘Complex and conflict riddled,’ but not all bad

Investors have valid concerns about secondaries processes; that does not mean you should not be considering one.

Campbell Lutyens plots Paris office amid Brexit concerns – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm is among the first to announce a new office opening as part of its Brexit contingency plans.

The top 10 legal risks facing private equity funds in 2019

Cyber risk, an increasingly active OCIE and hyped up unicorn valuations are among the biggest regulatory and litigation risks facing private funds this year, say lawyers from Proskauer.

Secret CFOs: ‘I was told we don’t need any more tall, white guys’

Two insiders share their views on talent management and how they're making their firms more diverse.
Succession

On the minds of GPs: succession fears

Nearly one-third of professionals anticipate a succession-led key person event at their firm in the next five years, according to research by Investec.

Secret CFOs: ‘We want to track correspondence, but we know texting happens’

Two insiders reveal which tasks they resent and which issues are keeping them up at night.

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