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Ineffective GP-LP reporting ‘hurts’ private equity

Complexity, opacity and a lack of standardization have slowed efforts to improve reporting, a conference has heard.

The Abraaj fallout will be felt by all CFOs

Investor protections suggested by a former Abraaj insider will place more importance on the role of finance chief.

Former Abraaj partner: How to mitigate against GP ‘sharp practice’

Ahmed Badreldin, former head of MENA for The Abraaj Group, writes for PEI about his thoughts for LPs on fund due diligence lessons and investor safeguards.

SEC zeroing in on firms’ cyber-risk practices during exam process

The regulator is taking a closer look into firms' cyber risk management programs as part of the examination process.

OPIC expands mandate to private equity under new law

The Trump administration will have 120 days to present a reorganization plan to Congress to transfer agencies, personnel, assets and obligations to the newly created IDFC.

Diversity is the new ESG

GPs may be reluctant to think about diversity in their own teams; at some point they will not have a choice.

Phishing becoming a growing concern in private equity

Executives advise taking precautions as part of cyber risk management.

Carlyle makes diversity a priority with new hire

The private funds manager hired Kara Helander from BlackRock to lead the effort for a more diverse and inclusionary workplace.

Blackstone paves the way for private equity’s tech revolution

Large firms can lead the industry in innovation and transform back-office legal operations, according to Blackstone’s John Finley.

Why ILPA has gender inequality in its crosshairs

Under-representation of women can have serious consequences in private equity.

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