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Assessing US tax law implications for secondaries buyers

The new tax laws brought in a withholding tax on partnership interests held by non-US people. James McCredie of Macfarlanes explains the implications.

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

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

Offshore firm Carey Olsen grows Bermuda office

Mary Ward has joined the firm from rival Conyers Dill & Pearman, and will advise on all aspects of commercial and corporate law.

Blackstone sees potential ‘significant adverse effect’ from US tax reform

The investment firm is also concerned by the Trump administration's protectionist policies and potential competition for its credit business.

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.

AIC, Blackstone, NVCA splash cash on lobbying

The three entities each spent more than $1.5 million trying to influence US government policy in 2017.

WATCH: ‘It’s all about taxes,’ says leading CFO

PEI catches up with April Evans, partner at Monitor Clipper Partners, between sessions at the COOs and CFOs Forum.

Confidence Trump will be a positive for PE dwindles

More than 50 percent of respondents to an ACG survey think the new administration is a neutral or negative for the industry.

Riverside mulls US tax reform impact on payroll

The IRS is yet to issue its new tax brackets guidance, leaving uncertainty over how staff should be paid.

Evolving perspectives

The great and the good of private fund finance and compliance gathered first in New York, and then in San Francisco, to discuss the most pressing fund operations and regulation issues of the moment, and to look at what awaits them in 2018. By Claire Wilson.

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