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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.

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.

Solvency II reporting template is a ‘huge step’ for standardisation

The template allows an insurance company to calculate whether its holdings meet with the solvency capital requirements of the EU’s Solvency II directive.

European CFOs split on fund leverage

Some investors are in favour of reducing the frequency of capital drawdowns; many are concerned about the risks of extending loan periods.

30 under 40: last chance to nominate

The nominations deadline for sister title pfm's search for tomorrow’s superstar private equity lawyers is 31 May.

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.