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20 August 2014

Dubai regulator eases rules for private equity fund managers

dubai-5_sq Dubai’s financial regulator has amended the region’s financial rules to attract more fund managers, including private equity funds.

30 June 2014

More regulation does not mean higher risk management standards, GPs believep

exclamation mark risk caution stop The vast majority of private equity GPs do not believe increased regulation is raising industry standards for risk management, new research shows.

19 May 2014

DFS set to curb private equity investment in insurance companies

Private equity firms may see their efforts to acquire insurance companies come under heavier regulation, according to a recent statement from Benjamin Lawsky, New York State’s first Superintendent of Financial Services.

8 May 2014

‘Uncertainty and confusion’ continue to surround FATCA implementationp

"Private equity firms that have yet to develop a FATCA compliance programme need to make it a priority, as lack of compliance could have serious consequences for their funds and their investors."

14 April 2014

Policy update crucial to enticing offshore investors to Australiap

A more expansive Significant Investor visa programme would help Australian businesses benefit from venture capital funding to fuel future economic growth.

20 March 2014

Private equity funds eye Cayman ahead of rule changep

A proposal for amendments to Cayman law could align their legislation with that of Delaware in order to facilitate private equity structures adopting the master/feeder structure, potentially attracting more funds domiciling in the offshore jurisdiction.

20 March 2014

Policy support needed to align Australian superannuation funds with growth capital investmentp

There are very clear changes that can be made to the policy landscape to better align the long-term interests of superannuation fund members with the long-term investment horizon required to provide innovation and growth capital for Australian businesses.

7 March 2014

South Korea opens doors to inbound private equity investment

South Korea is planning to relax regulations that restrict M&A activity, making it easier for groups such as private equity firms to invest in the country, according to the latest three-year plan for economic innovation launched by the country’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

27 February 2014

Hong Kong to move forward with private equity tax exemptions

Hong Kong financial secretary John Tsang has confirmed a previously announced programme of tax exemption to private equity funds in his latest Budget.

27 February 2014

US private equity industry not keen on tax reform

The lobbying and trade body for the US private equity industry has criticised a proposed tax reform, claiming it would penalise long-term capital investment.

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