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Regulation seen as pushing up costs for PE: survey

In Duff & Phelps' poll of 124 senior financial services executives, 95% said they expect regulations to bump up their costs this year.

AIMA calls for grandfathering provision in Brexit talks

A large number of potential issues face firms when the UK leaves the EU which could lead to chaos if not tackled.

US government sues PE firm for alleged kickback scheme

The case against buyout firm RLH and one of its portfolio companies may signal a 'significant development' in attempts to hold PE managers liable for portfolio company conduct, law firms say.

Alvarez & Marsal hires veteran to lead China push

Ron Thompson is joining the professional services firm as MD and will also head the firm's restructuring business in the region with a focus on China.

Whose track record is it anyway?

An emerging manager’s historical performance can attract detailed scrutiny from the SEC; here’s how to stay on the right side of the regulator.

Blackstone’s bonuses 75% higher for men than for women

Blackstone, which said the discrepancy was due to three-quarters of its investment team being male, pays men on average 30% more an hour.

Ignore CFIUS at your peril

The US government’s influence over deals relating to national security is not something to ignore when transacting with international counterparties.

Presidents Club: A stain on the industry

Real estate’s condemnation of ‘the most un-PC event of the year’ was swift. Now all eyes are on how the sector will act.

UK to drop outside top 5 in PE country attractiveness after Brexit

The UK will lose its status as the second most attractive destination for private equity investors after Brexit, says a business school report.

For private funds, the beginning is in the end

GPs need to show they can handle their end-of-life funds when raising a new fund.

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