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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.

Fiduciary Rule’s future remains uncertain

The regulation will be partially effective from June, but could still face a ‘full-scale rewrite.’

SEC homes in on IRR calculations

Firms should review whether capital from reinvestment or subscription credit lines should be included in IRR calculations.

Volcker Rule ‘efficacy’ under scrutiny

Efforts to assess the effectiveness of the rule were discussed at a Monday meeting.

MJ Hudson hires restructurings lawyer

The asset management consultancy has added to its tax, financial regulation and fund restructuring expertise.

HQ Capital poaches Triton’s Dimmerling

The firm has hired Heiko Dimmerling as chief operating officer.

Financial Choice Act will be presented ‘within weeks’

The Volcker Rule and other aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act will be scrapped if the bill is passed.

Proskauer: European fund terms evolving

The distribution waterfall, a narrowing between gross and net IRR spreads and disclosure and transparency are among the key terms and conditions driving the GP-LP dynamic, according to the law firm.

Intellisys launches blockchain PE fund

Investors in the fund, which has no minimum commitment, can sell their stakes after 60 days.

HarbourVest appoints CTO

Tricia Mackechnie will lead the firm’s global IT team from its Boston headquarters.

Private equity to benefit if Fiduciary Rule is ditched

Brokers will be able to offer private equity investment to 401(k) clients if the rule is written off before its April implementation.