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Hong Kong
The Special Administrative Region is hoping to lure managers from the Cayman Islands, which has been ramping up its tax transparency efforts and economic substance requirements.
European Union
From spreading the wealth to dealing with Brexit, here are four themes expected to shape the dialogue between the private equity industry and European governments this year.
Julia Leung, deputy CEO of the Hong Kong SFC
Julia Leung, the Hong Kong financial body's deputy chief exec, says asset managers in Asia tend to focus more on governance than environmental concerns.
A picture of Elizabeth Warren on a purple background
The political spotlight on private equity compelled industry leaders and associations to speak up on the perils of the Stop Wall Street Looting Act and step up their defense for the asset class.
The state’s House Bill 1964 passed with a single amendment shaving off a provision that required the pension systems to publicly disclose unredacted GP information.
dominoes effect
Public pensions could lose up to $1.65bn per year, according to the US Chamber of Commerce.
hiring for positions
Staff may bring a proposal to the board to restart an incentive programme to make compensation more attractive, according to chief investment officer James Grossman.
Apollo's James Zelter
Top executives including Howard Marks and James Zelter expressed concern at last week's PDI Forum about political change and the risk of private equity being ‘squashed’.

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