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Keeping a lid on legal expenses

Why hiring outside counsel needn’t cost you the earth

Legal expenses can be expansive and opaque. Regulatory Compliance Watch’s Carl Ayers looks at what a GP can do to keep legal bills under control.

Why retirement savers need PE and how they can get it

Lawyers from Groom Law Group explain the regulatory challenge to getting 401k investors into private funds and how it can be addressed.

DOWNLOAD: Directory of law firms with secondaries experience

Find out which law firms can oversee your next secondaries transaction with our downloadable list. Last updated on 09/03/2019 with details for DLA Piper and Travers Smith.

The VSS case and the path toward best practice

When the SEC released details of its settlement with Veronis Suhler Stevenson last year, the secondaries community took note.

Ensuring LP-GP alignment in the LPA

In this extract from The LPA Anatomised, Adam Turtle, Rede Partners, and Emma Cleveland, Cleveland & Co Associates, discuss carry models and GP commitments.

Two key points in the economic provisions of the LPA

Distribution and negotiation are two key aspects in the economic provisions of any limited partnership agreement. Howard Beber, Scott Jones and Andrew Shore of Proskauer lay out the terminology.

DATA SNAPSHOT: How PE firms choose service providers

A survey by our sister publication Buyouts Insider and Gen II found expertise in similar funds and firms was crucial.

Understand upcoming CFIUS changes before it’s too late

The passing of FIRRMA changes the scope of CFIUS and could have implications for US and non-US private equity funds. Simon Witney and Jeffrey Cunard of Debevoise explain.

When unicorns don’t fly, who pays the price?

In the wake of the Theranos scandal, some managers fret that if their own unicorns fail to meet expectations, investors may resort to litigation. It’s unlikely, but possible.

Which law firms have secondaries expertise?

A snapshot of law firms' secondaries work in 2018 by volume, deal count, strategy and more from sister publication Secondaries Investor's annual survey.
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