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SEC drafts goals, including changes to ‘outdated’ rules

The agency's Strategic Plan for 2018-22 addresses the transformations in capital markets and seeks to update regulation.

States continue the fight on carried interest tax

The battle over carried interest tax at state-level rests on whether it is seen as a reward for labor or for risk.

The voice of LPs: ILPA’s new CEO

Steve Nelson speaks for half of the institutional money invested in private equity. What’s he going to say? He tells PEI his plans for ILPA and the next clash between LPs and GPs.

SEC charges 13 private fund advisors for failure to file

Each advisor was ordered to pay a $75,000 fine but none admitted any wrongdoing.

Blackstone seeks compelling reason for C-corp switch

The firm will not rush to make the corporate switch, watching closely how peers KKR and Ares fare.

UK PE lobby group’s report highlights gender diversity problem

The BVCA’s first report on gender equality in private equity found just 6% of senior investment team roles are held by women.

WATCH: Should you have cybersecurity insurance?

A compliance expert explains what immediate steps you can take in the event of a security breach.

Why the switch to C-corp doesn’t add up

Food for thought for those firms mulling switching from partnership to corporation.

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.

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