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When secondaries go wrong: What the lawyers think

When net asset values drop and LPs who rolled their interests into their GP’s vehicle start to think they should have sold their interests instead, there could be legal implications.

Former Hamilton Lane principal gets 22-month prison sentence

Tarang ‘Taz’ Katira, 34, pleaded guilty to controlling/coercive behavior and will serve his sentence at Wormwood Scrubs.

PODCAST: SEC aims to level playing field for retail investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission's concept release on the harmonisation of securities offering exemptions could prelude more Main Street access to private equity.

Goodbye LIBOR, hello uncertainty

LIBOR has underpinned financial products for decades. But it could be phased out in less than three years, with huge implications for private debt lenders.

Legal special: OCIE sharpens exam focus

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.

Legal special: Litigation when unicorns don’t fly

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.

Legal special: 7 crucial questions on California’s privacy law

The California Consumer Privacy Act is coming, and the time for PE firms to take action is now, experts say.

Legal special: How to navigate conflicts in GP-led secondaries

LPs can find the options are limited when a fund manager restructures the leftover assets in a fund nearing the end of its life.

Legal special: The five hot topics on lawyers’ minds

From the implications of Brexit to the growing number of GP-led restructurings, fund managers are wrestling with some weighty legal issues.
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