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October 03, 2017

The Impacts (Or Not) Of Tech, Dodd-Frank On Aflac's $100B Portfolio | Exclusive Q&A: Eric Kirsch, Global CIO

In this interview, Eric Kirsch, global CIO of Aflac's $100 billion investment portfolio, discusses how technology has enabled the automation of his back office, why there's no robotic substitute for sound credit underwriting and why the potential alteration of the Dodd-Frank Act is unlikely to drastically impact Aflac's private credit investments.
Read by 53% of LPs January 15, 2015

EPA Set to Regulate Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to regulate methane emissions from the nation's oil and natural-gas industry for the first time, a move aimed at meeting climate-change go...
Read by 32% of LPs December 31, 2014

Fees Get Leaner on Private Equity

Facing pressure from investors and heightened scrutiny from federal regulators, some of the largest private-equity firms are giving up their claim to fees that generated hundreds of millions of dolla...
Read by 63% of LPs December 10, 2014

Goldman Needs Volcker Delay to Avoid Private Equity Losses

The big sums explain why Wall Street has been lobbying regulators to delay a July deadline for complying with the Volcker Rule, which restricts banks from investing in private equity as part of a ban...
Read by 65% of LPs November 13, 2014

Regulatory Change Helps Companies in Brazil to Raise Capital

Recent regulatory changes in Brazil that allow companies to sell shares to qualified buyers without having to register for a public offering could make it easier for private equity-backed companies t...
Read by 33% of LPs September 17, 2014

Darden Shreds Board Nominees of Hedge Fund That Wants To Rein In Olive Garden's Policy

But Darden isn't so sure these are the best nominees to lead the company. In a statement, Darden said:...
Read by 54% of LPs July 30, 2014

Hedge Fund Managers Facing Delays Over New Rules

Some hedge fund managers are being stopped from seeking money from new investors because European regulators haven’t finished authorizing them under transparency rules that take effect today, the ind...
Read by 46% of LPs July 24, 2014

Private Equity Firms in UK Face Crunch Time for New Regulations

U.K. private equity fund managers could face hefty fines, or even jail, starting tomorrow if they fail to comply with new regulation on how they market their funds, disclose information and structure...
Read by 69% of LPs July 23, 2014

Hedge Funds Avoid Billions in Taxes

Renaissance Technologies, a hedge fund management company with more than $24 billion in assets, has avoided more than $6 billion in U.S. income tax over the past 14 years, according to a Senate commi...
Read by 67% of LPs July 23, 2014

Hedge Funds Scramble to Pass First Test Under EU Regulations

European hedge funds have scrambled to pass their first test under complex new European Union regulations amid confusion over the timing and introduction of the rules....
Read by 45% of LPs