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Legal Reforms Against Corruption Were Published in Mexico

Legal Reforms Against Corruption Were Published in Mexico

On July 18, 2016 a group of laws that comprises the legal framework that will make effective the public strategies and policies for fighting corruption and impunity, were published in Mexico. The...
ESMA’s Latest Advice on AIFMD: Extending the AIFMD Marketing Passport to Non-EU Fund Managers

ESMA’s Latest Advice on AIFMD: Extending the AIFMD Marketing Passport to Non-EU Fund Managers

ESMA published Advice to the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on the application of the AIFMD passport to non-EU AIFMs in July, 2015. On July 18, 2016, ESMA published its further...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 17, Spring 2016

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 17, Spring 2016

In the 17th issue of the Bulletin we address a number of commercial, governance, legal and regulatory issues, which we believe are both timely and of broad interest to the emerging market private...
Extending the AIFMD Marketing Passport – the Assessment of Non-EU Jurisdictions

Extending the AIFMD Marketing Passport – the Assessment of Non-EU Jurisdictions

The possible extension of the AIFMD marketing passport to fund managers based outside the EU has been monitored with considerable interest by market participants over the last year. Currently, the...
Front-running in Private Equity – Conflicts of  Interests Among Fund Investors

Front-running in Private Equity – Conflicts of Interests Among Fund Investors

Investors in private equity funds customarily engage in mul-tiple investment activities and any one private equity fund investment often represents only a very small slice of an investor’s...
Global Information Exchange for Investment Funds: Common Reporting Standard Enters Into Effect

Global Information Exchange for Investment Funds: Common Reporting Standard Enters Into Effect

On January 1, 2016, the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) issued by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) entered into effect in certain key investment fund jurisdictions,...
The Evolution of Secondary Transactions and the Revivification of Zombie Funds

The Evolution of Secondary Transactions and the Revivification of Zombie Funds

Secondary transactions have always been the most private part of private equity. For much of the nineties secondary deals were viewed as tainted, and the general, ill-informed view was that the...
Deciphering Conduct Risk

Deciphering Conduct Risk

Regulators and compliance professionals from New York to Dubai to Sydney are eagerly talking about a new risk that seems to have emerged in the aftermath of the financial cri-sis: conduct risk. 
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 16, Winter 2016

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 16, Winter 2016

We are delighted to share with you the 16th issue of the EMPEA Legal and Regulatory Bulletin. Our contributors explore the changing nature of the legal and regulatory environments in which many of...
Unlocking Pension Funds for Impact Investing

Unlocking Pension Funds for Impact Investing

In October 2015, the impact investing industry took a momentous step forward. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez repealed restrictive guidance that prevented pension funds from engaging in...
EMPEA has served as a useful reference platform for CDPQ by helping to define the eligible universe of fund managers in growth markets. Membership provides background data and a...

Rashad Kaldany | Executive Vice-President and Growth Markets, CDPQ

The developed markets have no equivalent to the role EMPEA is playing as a convener and source of trusted information in the emerging markets.

David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group