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Claire Wilson

Claire Wilson is the editor of private funds management, PEI Media’s cross-asset class legal and compliance-focused title. Based in London, Claire produces and oversees content for privatefundsmanagement.net and the monthly magazine. Prior to joining PEI she covered European energy policy and regulation, and asset management.

Private fund managers still digesting US tax reform

The House bill includes a proposal to limit interest deductibility, and measures that will increase personal taxes paid by fund managers.

Exclude PE from Volcker Rule, urges ABA chief

Banks should only be prohibited from engaging in stand-alone, proprietary trading, according to the American Bankers Association.

30 under 40 PE lawyers: finalists revealed

Campbell Lutyens and MJ Hudson professionals were among sister publication pfm's list of the top private fund legal experts.
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SEC to crack down on misleading marketing materials

The regulator issued a risk alert after finding consistent shortcomings in the way performance is advertised.

SMCR could require UK management shake-up

Regulation designed to draw clear lines of accountability within firms could mean a rethink of management structures or role definitions.

Fund managers can have their say on Volcker rule

The 25-question consultation “paves the way” for a rewrite of the rule that restricts banks’ investment into private equity funds.

Consultation could be beginning of the end for Volcker

The OCC’s investigation could be the first step in dismantling the regulation that restricts a bank’s ability to invest in private equity.

Proposed UK tax shake-up may hit secondaries

A recommendation to digitise stamp duty payments could expose fund managers restructuring, reorganising or transferring partnerships to more tax.

ILPA urges LPs to ask about credit lines

Quarterly reports to investors must be explicit on the use of subscription credit lines, while LPs must ask for data that discounts the impact of borrowed cash, the lobby group recommends.

PE still constrained in Treasury’s Volcker review

While offering some concessions, the US Treasury Department said overall limits to private equity investment by banks should remain in place.