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To text or not to text?

Compliance issues around texting still exist in the private equity industry. How should firms handle this intricate topic and what should they expect in the future?

ILPA turns to SEC to fix one-sided limited partnership agreements

Out of 80 investors surveyed in late 2018, 69% had seen reduced fiduciary duties in LPAs.

CFOs and COOs Forum: make sure your cyber-risk management is SEC compliant

Chief financial officers are in a unique position to spot vulnerabilities in their firm’s cybersecurity armor and weed them out.

A prolonged government shutdown could upend private deals

There are no signs President Trump and Congress are closing in on an agreement over the budget to resume work, and the shutdown comes at a time when the stock and bond markets have experienced volatility under the specter of rising interest rates.

Lightyear settles with SEC for overcharging investors

The settlement was the result of an SEC examination that started in December 2016.

SEC seeks comment on proposal allowing PE firms to share bank’s name

The Volcker Rule forbids a bank or investment advisor from sharing the same name or a variation of the same name with a private equity fund that it creates.

A Christmas (instant) message from the SEC

The latest risk alert reminds private equity firms to watch over employees’ use of social media and suggests best practices to improve monitoring.

5 key takeaways from SEC’s North case for private fund CCOs

The regulator's Thaddeus North opinion gives guidance as to when enforcement action against chief compliance officers might be appropriate, write Sam Waldon and Erica Jones of Proskauer.

OCIE chief counsel picked as SEC unit’s co-deputy director

Daniel Kahl's appointment fortifies senior leadership amid recent departures of veteran staff.

Neuberger unit settles with SEC for $2.7m over improper expenses

NB Alternatives Advisers was found to have improperly allocated compensation-related expenses to three private equity funds it advised.

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