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People moves: Blackstone, Pomona, Landmark promotions

Hires and promotions at fund managers, service providers and lawyers.

Ares becomes first listed alts manager to convert to a C-corporation

The firm has also set a new dividend policy with the potential for special dividends when performance fee income is particularly elevated.

The law of unintended consequences

The tax reform bill passed at the end of 2017 leaves private fund managers wondering what will befall them, but for now, there are short-term issues to deal with.

Riverside mulls US tax reform impact on payroll

The IRS is yet to issue its new tax brackets guidance, leaving uncertainty over how staff should be paid.

Senate passes US tax reform bill

The senate passed the US tax reform bill on Tuesday, with a final vote in the House scheduled for Wednesday. The proposals, which are expected to pass into law before the end of the year, include both positives and negatives for private equity.

All in the same boat

US managers navigating changes to interest deductibility rules can turn to their British and German counterparts for advice and, if they’re lucky, hope.

Ready and waiting

Much-publicized regulatory change failed to materialize, but game-changing tax reform gathered pace. Claire Wilson reviews the impact of 2017 on private fund management operations

Will new IRS audit rules end in tiers?

IRS rules for partnership audits are poised to take effect in 2018, but GPs still have serious questions about the new regime, Rob Kotecki finds

Trouble in paradise? Not really

The Paradise Papers offer tidbits to titillate readers. For the private funds industry, however, there are more important trends to consider.