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Barrack’s arrest this week made headlines, but it is only a sad footnote in the demise of a once mighty private equity real estate firm.
An incoming EU directive pertaining to third-party pre-marketing activity could exacerbate the challenges facing UK fund managers, write Debevoise & Plimpton's Patricia Volhard, Jin-Hyuk Jang and John Young.
Managers today face growing compliance pressures, from investors, occupiers and regulators. But, some see it as an opportunity to evolve their business.
Compliance pressures are continuing to grow on both sides of the Atlantic and competition between domiciles is heating up.
The new advertising guidelines could give private funds more space to innovate. But they also bring their own compliance complexities.
As these issues rise up managers’ agendas, fund administrators are seizing the opportunity to deliver products and services that meet their needs.
ESG criteria are expected to play a increasing role in deciding where funds are based, according to an IFI Global survey.
Structuring funds today requires factoring in a vast array of global tax and regulatory variables, says the co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s global real estate practice, Steve Cowins.
ESG, Brexit and EU regulation are just some of the emerging factors influencing private fund managers’ destination decisions, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Partners at international law firm Withers highlight key developments impacting private funds in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan.

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