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Jurisdictions fight to attract private capital

A world full of private equity capital is spurring major reforms in fund domiciles keen to claim a slice of the pie.

Proskauer: Funds should prepare for worst-case Brexit scenario

The law firm advises funds to act now to put contingency plans in place for a no-deal split between the UK and EU.

Jersey’s online fund applications process could ‘revolutionize’ sector

New technology and tools should speed up the authorization process.

Brexit: a summer flurry of activity but still no clarity for PE

A disorderly Brexit may be anticipated, given that the so-called Chequers Plan is under attack from all sides, write Simon Witney and Patricia Volhard.

AIFMD passporting extensions to NPPRs in doubt amid Brexit

Indications that private placement will be phased out anytime soon are likely "some way off the mark," according to a leading lawyer.

Fund jurisdictions in five charts: the Netherlands

The country has one big advantage over other jurisdictions: a fund structured as a limited partnership is tax exempt.

Jersey moves to reassure funds ahead of Brexit

Amid evidence that Luxembourg is taking more private fund business due to Brexit fears, the Jersey Fund Association says UK managers 'shouldn’t panic' when choosing a new domicile.

Apocalypse now as no-deal Brexit looms

Private debt managers are being forced to consider the consequences of what once seemed unthinkable – the UK crashing out of the EU with no trade agreement.

The need for a Brexit plan

The UK's secession from the EU is taking place in a matter of months. But the clock is ticking for UK-based fund managers to make adjustments to their portfolios in anticipation of Brexit, writes Simon Witney.

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