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Increased scrutiny has made cybersecurity more important than ever for fund managers, but vital steps to avoid disaster need not be costly or complex.
The M&A boom in the fund administration industry is gathering pace, but can these new larger players maintain the same level of service?
The increasing sophistication of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations may prove a mixed blessing, as exams take less time but prove more rigorous.
In the wake of the Theranos scandal, some managers fret that when their own unicorns fail to meet expectations, investors may resort to litigation. It’s unlikely, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.
AI and other automation technologies will offer plenty to the operational side of private equity firms, but these cutting-edge solutions will still need in-house expertise to live up to their potential
The state pension fund will start accepting proposals for its programme to commit to new private equity investment managers on 11 July.
Ted Eliopoulos cited controversies over fee transparency and its current governance system as the reason it may need to shrink its private equity allocation.
Based on their definition of hedge funds, private equity funds would not be affected by guidelines issued today by two committees comprised of investors and asset managers.
Sister publication PEI Manager recently hosted a debate between two US tax experts with opposing views on the taxation of carried interest.
The publicly listed alternative asset manager will break into the movie business with a $100 million commitment to Oceana Media Finance, which provides financing for independent films.

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