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Squire Patton Boggs adds private equity funds partner in London

Squire Patton Boggs has expanded its funds practice in London with the appointment of Rob Eke as partner in its Financial Services Practice Group. Eke, who joins from MJ Hudson where he had been a partner in its London office, specialises in private equity fund formation and investor representation. He works

Burges Salmon adds new private equity partner in Corporate and M&A unit

Burges Salmon has appointed Andrew Mills as a partner in its Corporate and M&A team. Mills, a private equity, infrastructure and corporate transaction specialist, joins from MJ Hudson, where he was a partner and head of its M&A team. Mills focuses on providing advice on private equity, infrastructure and general corporate

Sidley adds private equity partner to healthcare practice

Sidley has appointed Chad Ehrenkranz as a partner in its Healthcare practice in New York and Miami, where he will focus on private equity transactions. Ehrenkranz joins from Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s healthcare transactional practice, where he specialised in regulatory and enforcement matters on behalf of private equity sponsors and

Bahamas removed from EU’s AML blacklist

The European Commission has decided that The Bahamas should be deleted from the EU’s anti-money laundering (AML) blacklist. On 22 December 2021 a meeting of the European Commission College of Commissioners was held, and the revision of the List of Third-country Jurisdictions which have Strategic Deficiencies in their AML/CFT Regimes

ELTIF reform critical to boost finance options for EU SMEs, says AIMA and the ACC

AIMA and the ACC strongly support the reform of the European Long Term Investment Fund (ELTIF) regime introduced in November by the European Commission and have published a position paper that details further refinements of the proposals. ELTIFs are funds that invest in unlisted companies and projects, focusing on parts

SEC charges private equity fund adviser with fee and expense disclosure failures

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged registered investment adviser Global Infrastructure Management, for failing to properly offset management fees and for making misleading statements about the fees and expenses it charged. Global agreed to pay a USD4.5 million penalty to settle the SEC charges and voluntarily has repaid USD5.4

Irish Funds backs EC’s targeted approach to AIFMD review

Irish Funds has welcomed the targeted approach taken by the European Commission in the publication of the legislative proposal amending the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the move towards greater supervisory convergence.


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