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  • Compliance & Regulation

    Why Fee Transparency is the New Reality

    Why the SEC is closely monitoring fee transparency in private equity.

    July 24, 2016
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    What GPs Need to Be ‘Cutting Edge’

    The challenge arising from investors’ expanding need for portfolio-level data.

    July 11, 2016
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    The SEC Drives PE Transparency

    How the SEC and investor demands are bringing private equity to a bold new era of transparency.

    June 12, 2016
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    Strains on the LP Back Office

    The ILPA’s Peter Freire describes the contraints of the LP back office and how standardization can help.

    May 27, 2016
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    ILPA’s Focus on Fees

    The ILPA, whose members control nearly half of all capital in the private equity industry, has issued new standards on fee transparency. Privcap speaks with ILPA CEO Peter Freire about the demand for better fee disclosure, the frustrations now felt by GPs and LPs alike, and why the Limited Partnership Agreement may be the next…

    May 27, 2016
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    Expert Q&A: Chris LaDue and Kevin Vannucci of RSM

    An expert conversation between Chris LaDue and Kevin Vannucci of RSM about what the firm can do for PE companies.

    March 20, 2016
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    Why PE Needs Data Standards

    Karin Lagerlund of HarbourVest Partners discusses the importance of transparency and how to streamline reporting to investors.

    March 20, 2016
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    Why Every RE Partnership Needs to be Rewritten

    Changes to U.S. tax law likely mean more audits of private equity and real estate partnerships. Don Susswein, principal in the Washington National Tax office of RSM US LLP, talks about the consequences, which may be better than you think.

    January 11, 2016
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    Why PE Partnerships Need to be Rewritten

    Private equity and real estate LPs and GPs need to pay close attention to new partnership audit rules, amid warnings the changes could allow current investors to make tax liability decisions for former investors.

    January 11, 2016
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    Eyeing Mexico’s Energy Sector? Mind the Tax Laws

    As Mexico continues to open up the previously government-owned energy sector to foreign investors, there are a number of variables for U.S. PE firms to consider. Meril Markley, a senior director at RSM US, spoke to Privcap about what U.S. firms should look out for when investing in Mexican companies.

    December 15, 2015
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    Fund Manager SEC Action Offers Cautionary Tale

    A recent cease and desist order against Cranshire Capital Advisors, and other actions taken against those in private equity, has highlighted the importance of how expenses are allocated from fund management fees.

    December 15, 2015
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    ‘Messy Divorce’ for Amstar and Billionaire Founder

    Amstar Advisers, its parent company Amstar Group, and the family office founder behind the Amstar brand are suing one another in what has been billed as a “messy and contentious corporate divorce.”

    December 8, 2015
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