SEC’s new private funds head; crypto accounting issues

Private equity’s new sheriff; SEC names co-head of private funds unit; taking account of crypto.

SEC: The Commission appointed a new head for its private funds unit, a position recently vacated by Igor Rozenblit. Chris Witkowsky has more.

Accounting: Withum’s Colleen Fay talks to Private Funds CFO about recent developments in the private funds market’s interaction with cryptocurrencies in this sponsored Q&A. Fay addresses the major tax issues, how the Internal Revenue Service is thinking about the asset class, and audit considerations for funds investing in crypto.

Email prepared by Graham Bippart