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Private equity in Italy: market and regulatory overview

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

How do private equity funds typically obtain their funding? Private equity funds continued to have a diverse investor base in 2015. Although with a significant decrease from the 2014 figure of 68%, about 48% of the...more

Blog: What US PE / VC Funds, Fund Managers, & Fund Investors Need To Know About The UK’s “People With Significant Control...

by Cooley LLP on

US-domiciled PE / VC funds often invest in European companies. Most fund managers know that, if they’re subject to the AIFMD, they might have to tell the European regulator(s) about these investments. It’s less well known...more

Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and...

by Dechert LLP on

Requirement for a Local Centralizing Agent in France - France recently amended its AIFMD regulations with respect to the requirement for AIFMD-authorized asset managers to appoint a local centralizing agent...more

Germany's Amended Investment Ordinance

by Dechert LLP on

The Investment Ordinance (Anlageverordnung – “Investment Ordinance” or “AnlV”), as recently amended and as discussed in more detail below, applies to the investments and the asset allocation of insurance companies and pension...more

Distribution of Private Equity Funds in Europe after AIFMD

by Dechert LLP on

With the AIFMD now effective, the attention of U.S. private equity sponsors has turned to capital raising in Europe under the new regime. The key impact of the AIFMD for U.S. sponsors is the prohibition on the active...more

More Disclosure Needed as SEC Sunlight Shines

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) “Spreading Sunshine” speech in early May 2014 heralded a new era of disclosure for private equity firms. Under the spotlight were fees, allocation of expenses, co-investment,...more

Recap and Update: AIFM Directive for US Private Fund Managers

by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP on

Now that three months have passed since the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) Directive became binding law in all European Union jurisdictions, US private fund managers (whether hedge funds, private equity funds or...more

AIFMD Update – German Private Placement Rules

Our Investment Funds group has received an update on the changes to the private placement rules for marketing of alternative investment funds (“AIFs”) in Germany following the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund...more

Hedge Funds And Private Equity Groups On SEC Examination Priority List

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or OCIE, administers the SEC’s nationwide examination and inspection program. The National Examination Program, or NEP, has published its examination priorities to...more

ESMA Publishes Final AIFMD Remuneration Guidelines

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

On 11 February 2013, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its final Guidelines on remuneration of alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive...more

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