Guernsey’s Green Fund Rules offer a framework to combine financial return with environmental benefit, writes Dominic Wheatley, chief executive of Guernsey Finance.
The country has one big edge over other jurisdictions: a fund structured as a limited partnership is tax-exempt.
Indications that private placement will be phased out anytime soon are ‘some way off the mark.’
The country has time on its side, as setting up a fund can be as quick as 24 hours.
The Grand Duchy is seeing a rise in the number of funds, RAIFs and LPs registered in the country in anticipation of the UK’s secession from the EU.
CFO Klas Tikkanen says the changes being made to the EU's AIFMD regime and broader legal complexity are harming investment and increasing the danger of funds breaching the law.
The firm’s chief legal officer John Finley talks SEC settlements and artifical intelligence.
If one enacts legislation to tax PE execs more heavily, a host of others could follow.
More than eight months have passed since the new tax law came into effect, yet much instruction is still needed from the IRS.
Mid-term elections are approaching; now’s the time to remind your staff about the SEC’s view on campaign contributions.
Jason Murphy dreams of a ‘daily close’ for the firm’s books, helped by AI.
The accounting best practices draft issued in May could soon be an industry standard GPs can’t ignore.
Tax attorney Marvin Kirsner discusses the recent Supreme Court ruling on state sales tax and its implications on private equity, including valuation of portfolio companies.
Two vital things a GP needs to consider when trying to use the secondaries market to help their latest fundraise.
Private equity firms launching debt arms must act very carefully to avoid conflicts of interest.
The issue is less about what you charge, and more about who you tell.
Managers are running out of time to get their contingency plans in place.
Tax is not on the ESG agenda; maybe it should be
The Trump administration’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created ample opportunities for investments in the private equity real estate market, Lisa Knee, a tax partner with EisnerAmper, tells pfm
GPs should be actively preparing for a new accounting standard that will change the way revenue is recognized for their portfolio companies, BDO’s Dale Thompson tells pfm
JPMorgan is helping funds with the self-service tools they need to help them interpret the relevant asset class information and data, Nicholas Granata tells pfm
Luxembourg and Ireland are preferred jurisdictions for private equity firms seeking to do business, but managers need to take action soon ahead of Brexit or risk missing out on doing business in the EU, Laurent Vanderweyen, chief executive of fund administrator Alter Domus, tells pfm