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When unicorns don’t fly, who pays the price?

In the wake of the Theranos scandal, some managers fret that if their own unicorns fail to meet expectations, investors may resort to litigation. It’s unlikely, but possible.

Briefing: Are you in breach of Regulation S-P?

OCIE’s most recent risk alert is about client data: find out what compliance issues they found and why private equity firms should pay attention.

DOWNLOAD: Which service providers offer automated waterfall calculations?

Our list provides key details on providers of automated waterfall calculation software, updated and delivered monthly.

A $40k reminder about fiduciary duty

A relatively small settlement with the SEC points to a much bigger issue of note for PE firms.

A courtroom drama that will turn up the due diligence heat

As the Abraaj case plays out in the criminal courts, the impact on private equity investors and the GP-LP relationship will become palpable.

DATA SNAPSHOT: CFOs cold on automated waterfalls

We surveyed a small sample of CFOs and found that most aren't too keen on automated waterfall calculations. Here's why.

BEX has done something good; hopefully others will too

Axing carry and management fees for certain investors is a neat way of giving back.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Is PE embracing blockchain?

IQ-EQ's recent report shows that private equity fund professionals still aren't using blockchain technology for investor dealings, but a number of respondents are optimistic about its future in the industry.

TIMELINE: What Abraaj did, according to the SEC

A timeline shows what Abraaj and founder Arif Naqvi are alleged to have done regarding the misappropriation of capital from its 2015-vintage Growth Markets Health Fund, according to the US regulator's complaint.

By the numbers: Gender balance, diversity and GP commitments

pfm puts stats to the trends this month: gender pay gaps, diversity attitudes and GP commitments.

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