Compliance & Regulation

Across Europe, the dominance of the limited partnership is no longer unquestioned. By Andy Thomson
FRONTLINE 2006-01-01 Staff Writer Alvarez targets Asian BVI companiesDistressed advisor Alvarez & Marsal Asia has formed a partnership with MWM Corporate Services to provide services to British Virgin Island-listed business that operate throughout Asia. In a statement, Alva
The firm's in-house fund administration services will now be offered to third party fund managers.
A recent ruling from the UK Takeover Panel suggests that private equity firms will find it hard to abort a public-to-private on the basis of a ‘material adverse change.’
Hedge funds must now register as investment advisers. Are private equity funds next?
Vehicular taxicide 2006-01-01 Staff Writer Although the mighty limited partnership has some challengers, its powerful formula for aligning interests appears to make it unstoppable as a mode of business organization.<br /><br />After taking over the private equity industry, the limited partnership
As private equity continues to draw capital, investors are keenly interested in measuring the asset class' performance history and are calling for self-regulated reporting standards among private equity firms. In France, direct funds and fund of funds manager AXA Private Equity is the first to be awarded GIPS (Global Investment Performance Standards) certification. Instrumental to AXA's adoption of the GIPS reporting standards has been Marie-Lys Halloppé, head of the firm's administration and finance department. Since joining the AXA group in 1982, Halloppé has led the firm's financial communications, portfolio valuations and private equity performance audit functions. Private Equity Manager recently spoke with Marie-Lys Halloppé about AXA's adoption of GIPS and the expected impact of adhering to these standards on the firm's activities.
Political giving is good, but the road to bad publicity and regulatory change is often paved with well intentioned campaign contributions. By David Snow
As the wins and losses of private equity become more visible to - and influenced by - the public eye, GP firms are finding more reasons for keeping a communications crisis management strategy on hand. By Judy Kuan
When a new private equity firm is born, a new back office system needs to grow up alongside it. Australia's Ironbridge Capital found this to be ‘extremely complex.’ By Andy Thomson
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