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SEC Cracks Down on Broker-Dealer Registration: Private equity fund advisers are being held accountable for in-house transactions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun pursuing transaction-based compensation paid to private equity fund advisers relating to portfolio company transactions as illegal brokerage commissions. It continues to target the advisers’ undisclosed use of client fund capital,...

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Effective Boards Discipline Themselves to Think More Like Activist Outsiders

In his annual letter to National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) members, CEO Ken Daly put shareholder activism second on his director watch list for 2016. “Activists aren’t practicing black magic,” he wrote, “they are performing effective due diligence and smart...

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Finance | Private Equity | Transportation

Transport Infrastructure – A Hot Ticket: Despite political uncertainty, interest in rail and road projects remains high

MCC: What is driving the demand for transportation infrastructure projects in the U.S.? Lent: A number of factors contribute to a recognized need to invest in infrastructure. One is the importance of a reliable transportation network to the U.S. economy in terms of moving goods to and from U.S...

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