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Five key litigation risks for private funds

From conflicts of interest to subscriptions lines, lawyers flag up the five issues most likely to trigger court action.

Balancing the needs of investors and managers

Plans to simplify the limited partnership agreement are ambitious, lawyers say.

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.

Rhone Group controller joins Maitland

Frank Ferrara has joined the advisory and fund administration firm to manage new business and oversee relationship management.

Oklahoma Police pension head fired after embezzlement accusations

The $2.5bn pension system’s executive director allegedly arranged ‘for impromptu meetings with investment firms to justify travel expenses.'

Blackstone sees potential ‘significant adverse effect’ from US tax reform

The investment firm is also concerned by the Trump administration's protectionist policies and potential competition for its credit business.

Pollen Street Capital on hunt for CFO

The RBS spin-out, which closed its first full fund on £402 million last month, is also looking to make several associate-level hires in private equity.

EisnerAmper opens in London and hires KPMG partner

Tax and consulting firm EisnerAmper has opened a London office and hired former KPMG partner Robert Mirsky to lead its presence in the city.

Shift in carry models ‘complicating’ fund comparisons

A range of new models to share private equity deal profits between LPs and GPs are being used and they are making it more complicated for LPs to compare fund, according to the managing partner of one law firm.

Adding CDOs to the c-suite

Forward-thinking firms searching for chief data officers will encounter a tough hiring market, but the competition is worth it.

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