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How escalating US-China tensions are reshaping private equity

American GPs with Chinese capital may have to re-think not just their deal and exit strategies but also future fundraising.

States could fall like dominoes in carry tax ‘fairness fix’

If one enacts legislation to tax PE execs more heavily, a host of others could follow.

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.

GPs abusing ‘hedge clauses’ to dodge fiduciary duty: ILPA

An LP lobby group says a change in Delaware law and an SEC no-action letter unleashed a 'perfect storm' to the detriment of private fund investors.

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.

US Treasury calls for law promoting regulator and financial firm ‘partnerships’

The recommendation came in a report ordered by President Trump on the future of US financial regulation.

Recalibrating the valuation process

The accounting best practices draft issued in May could soon be an industry standard GPs can’t ignore.

Majority of investment industry remains ‘Anglo-Celtic and male dominated’

Heavyweight Australian investors back a new workplace diversity initiative as LPs admit the issue is a factor in their investment decision-making.

LPs push Blackstone to raise infra fund’s hurdle rate at first close

One investor said the original rate was ‘just not a standard hurdle’, as we take a closer look at the $5bn first close.

The one rule you need to tell your staff about now

Mid-term elections are approaching; now’s the time to remind your staff about the SEC’s view on campaign contributions.

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