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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.

Virginia-based fund manager settles with SEC for fraud but faces criminal charges

Todd Hitt faces up to 20 years in prison on charges of misappropriating millions of dollars in investor funds to support an 'extravagant lifestyle' and make 'Ponzi-like' payments.

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.

Phishing becoming a growing concern in private equity

Executives advise taking precautions as part of cyber risk management.

Jurisdictions fight to attract private capital

A world full of private equity capital is spurring major reforms in fund domiciles keen to claim a slice of the pie.

Key SEC cybersecurity policy advisor to leave

Christopher Hetner, a senior advisor to the agency’s chairman, has worked to strengthen cyber incident response planning and threat intelligence capabilities.

UK adapts proposals to reform law on insolvency, corporate governance

Credit should be given to the UK government for listening carefully to concerns expressed by stakeholders in private equity modifying its proposals, write Simon Witney and Christopher Boyne.

ILPA to issue guidance on GP-led restructurings

The industry body, which represents $2trn in PE assets, plans to publish an update to its private equity principles as early as this year.

Elad Roisman sworn in as SEC commissioner

The Trump-appointee fills a position vacated by Michael Piwowar in July.

VSS restructuring ends with $200,000 SEC sanction

The SEC alleges the firm withheld information on an updated net asset value for stakes in its Fund III before a sale.

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