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Guernsey to implement GDPR equivalent

The Channel Islands fund hub is aiming to keep pace with EU regulatory change, according to law firm Carey Olsen.

‘Delegation is not dead’, says Luxembourg regulator

Some delegation will still be allowed if there is a hard or ‘no-deal’ Brexit, the CSSF’s international affairs counsel says.

SocGen: The future of PE is retail

Retail investors looking for better yields in a regulated market will increasingly look to private equity, says Société Générale’s head of regulation in Luxembourg.

UK’s SMRC to boost hiring in PE firms

The UK’s senior manager regime may lead to an increase in headcount, says one general counsel.

Legal terms scupper LPAC institutionalization

Investors’ caution over their legal status and liability means LPACs are unlikely to take on greater responsibilities

New Irish PE law will take a year

Government investment fund says the limited partnership has not been a ’roaring success’ in the country.

BEPS trumps Brexit in UK relocation decisions

The rules are ‘perhaps more important’ than Brexit when planning to move offices within the EU, says lawyer.

PE competes with tech on talent and salary

Top talent being enticed away by tech unicorns is pushing up salaries in private equity, says search firm Heidrick & Struggles.

ESMA to be single point of contact for non-EU managers

The regulator’s supervisory powers could increase under proposals from the European Commission.

Italian carry tax rules ‘increase competitiveness’

The country’s tax authority has clarified rules on whether carry will be taxed as capital gains or income.