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Budget proposals to review tax regime for funds could see UK challenge Luxembourg, the Channel Islands and Cayman Islands

Budget proposals to review tax regime for funds could see UK challenge Luxembourg, the Channel Islands and Cayman Islands

Government proposals to review how asset holding companies for private equity, credit and property investment funds are taxed could create an opportunity for the UK’s financial services industry, says Jason Collins, Tax Partner, of Pinsent Masons, the international law firm.

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EU Sustainable Taxonomy could help PE groups assess efficacy of corporate ‘green’ activities

EU Sustainable Taxonomy could help PE groups assess efficacy of corporate ‘green’ activities

Private equity groups keen to bolster their ‘green’ credentials may wish to consider how they might avail of upcoming Proposed Taxonomy Regulation in Europe, as they seek to standardise, and measure, the real impact of sustainable investments in their portfolios.

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A practical approach to regulation

A practical approach to regulation

The swathe of transparency disclosures required by new and upcoming regulation has been putting pressure on private equity firms. However, PE managers can work with pragmatic and knowledgeable law firms to understand exactly how the rules apply to their particular situation and consider whether there is a basis for limiting disclosure about their business and their investors.