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What steps to take in removing a GP

LPAs usually contain a clause for removal of the fund manager, either 'for cause' or 'no fault.' Malcolm Nicholls and Kate Simpson, of law firm Proskauer, lay out the negotiation points and the likely effect on economics.

US government sues PE firm for alleged kickback scheme

The case against buyout firm RLH and one of its portfolio companies may signal a 'significant development' in attempts to hold PE managers liable for portfolio company conduct, law firms say.

LISTEN: The top litigation risks for private funds in 2018

Proskauer’s Tim Mungovan and Josh Newville tell pfm about the key litigation risks for private equity this year in our first podcast.

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.

EU ‘pre-marketing’ proposals under fire

The plans by Brussels would bar a GP from marketing a fund to LPs prior to its receiving AIFMD authorization.

Ensuring alignment

In this extract from The LPA Anatomised, Adam Turtle, Rede Partners, and Emma Cleveland, Cleveland & Co Associates, discuss carry models and GP commitments.

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.

Legal winners at the PEI Media Awards

Which law firms won across the alternative asset classes?

Clifford Chance dominates private equity real estate awards

Sister publication PERE handed out plaudits for law firms across three regions.

Dechert wins big at PDI awards

The law firm swept the board in sister publication Private Debt Investor's annual awards.

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