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Ignore CFIUS at your peril

The US government’s influence over deals relating to national security is not something to ignore when transacting with international counterparties.

For private funds, the beginning is in the end

GPs need to show they can handle their end-of-life funds when raising a new fund.

The SEC: Still watching private funds

Private funds were not named in its 2018 priorities, but managers should read between the lines.

You’ve been doing it wrong

A seismic shift in attitude is needed to redress the gender imbalance in the private fund industry.

Adding CDOs to the c-suite

Forward-thinking firms searching for chief data officers will encounter a tough hiring market, but the competition is worth it.

The holy grail of private equity

The changes needed to include private equity in defined contribution retirement plans are drastic.

The muddy waters of performance calculation

The private funds industry is institutionalizing, but the methods for calculating and reporting performance are still all over the place.

Private real estate must get the point about gender discrimination

Fear of losing money, warnings to be on best behavior or considering skipping events are misguided reactions to the events at the President’s Club charity dinner.

The people business

With CFOs identifying talent attrition as one of the biggest risks facing their firms today, investing in human capital management is a no-brainer.

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