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The global law firm announced the addition of five private equity partners split between its New York, London, Paris and Munich offices.
The largely overlooked termination of intra-EU bilateral investment treaties this year has major consequences for investors in European assets, write Paulina Pietkiewicz, of Abris Capital Partners and Martin Bresson of Invest Europe.
New Jersey Democrat Josh Gottheimer has raised more money from private equity, hedge funds and venture capital funds than any other House candidate.
Of the 16 registered private funds that faced discipline this year, only one disclosed a pending SEC enforcement matter in advance.
Some of the most notable enforcement cases of the year show the SEC isn’t just looking to levy fines in instances where investors are caused harm, but anywhere it thinks there are insufficient systems to prevent investor harm.
The regulator gave the private funds industry its ‘playbook’, and now expects funds to execute. This year’s enforcement actions shows the SEC is taking a proactive approach to oversight.
Smith will stay out of jail but will pay $139m and continue to cooperate with US federal authorities.
Firms are rethinking how much they spend on external legal advisors, as low trust in the industry’s billing practices and increased spending on procurement services collide with lower levels of dealmaking.
Challenges to 'leaver' status determinations are likely to rise in today's market environment. Fox & Partners' Catriona Watt outlines what you need to consider if you're thinking about leaving your firm.
The pandemic has millions working from home but it's no time to get 'complacent' with compliance, experts say in the wake of an SEC alert.

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