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SEC releases long-awaited ESG proposal for investment companies and investment advisers

On 25 May, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) introduced a proposal to amend certain rules and forms under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the Advisers Act) and ...

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SEC releases 2022 examination priorities with focus on private funds

On March 29, the Division of Examinations (the Division) within the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) released its annual list of examination priorities for investment...

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SEC proposes reforms to enhance private fund transparency

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules promulgated under the U.S. Advisers Act of 1940 (the Advisers Act) on Wednesday, 9 February 2022. Pointing to over US$18 ...

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Foreign Investment in Australia’s energy and resources sector

Foreign investment has played a key role in Australia’s energy and resources sector and is supported by government policies that are intended to shape Australia to be a globally...

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Subscription line fraud and its impact on private equity Lev Fin Spin

Those involved in the private equity industry will have seen the recent reports of an alleged fraud on a U.S. bank by a Florida-based private equity fund manager, the accusation being that...

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Warranty and indemnity insurance - “do's" and “don’ts"
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Warranty and indemnity insurance (W&I) in recent years has become a customary aspect of private equity and other M&A transactions, with investors well aware of the deal-enabling...

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GP-led Secondaries Report 2021 Private Equity International

In a recent report produced by Private Equity International, Ed Harris and Adam Brown comment on the expanding GP-led secondaries market, including restructurings, continuation funds and...

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Post-acquisition anti-bribery and corruption liability – a growing area of transactional risk
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In the world of private capital, the risk of an acquisition target having engaged in bribery and corruption has historically been factored into investment decisions as a financial...

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The rise of FDI regimes and their impact on M&A transactions

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important part of the global economy: OECD data indicates that there was USD$1,426 billion of global FDI in 2019. In recent years, governments around...

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