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The vital role of the European Investment Fund

International Funds

European Commission makes progress on Capital Markets Union

February's Green Paper was welcomed by the private equity and venture capital industry, not least because it specifically mentioned the positive role the industry plays in the European...

18 June 2015
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The evolution of fund terms

Although there has not been a revolution in the last twelve months – terms have continued to evolve in response to investor concerns, many of them informed by...

28 May 2015
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Mutual Recognition of Funds between the Mainland and Hong Kong starting on 1 July 2015

The regulatory framework & application details for mutual recognition of publicly offered funds between the Mainland and Hong Kong were finally released.

26 May 2015
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ESOS - seize the opportunity now

It may seem like the deadline is still in the distant future - any entity that qualifies for ESOS must notify the Environment Agency of their compliance by...

21 May 2015
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The recovery continues...

Recently released data from the EVCA confirms that the private equity and venture capital market is continuing to recover from the financial crisis.

14 May 2015
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The Finance Act 2015 and the new provisions concerning disguised investment management fees

KWM Tax partners Laura Charkin and Stephen Pevsner discuss the Finance Act 2015 and the new measures relating to disguised investment management fees

05 May 2015
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Enforcement of Rights in the Middle East

Recent developments in the Dubai International Financial Centre have provided greater certainty in relation to the enforcement of private equity-style rights.

30 April 2015
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Tax partners Stephen Pevsner and Laura Charkin analyse the new disguised investment management fee rules

Stephen Pevsner and Laura Charkin, Tax partners at KWM feature in this month's Tax Journal analysing the new disguised investment management fee rules.

28 April 2015
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Changes to UK company law - The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

The UK’s Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015, and makes major changes to UK company law.

30 March 2015
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UK changes tax rules on "disguised fees"

In December last year, the government announced that it would change the way that it taxed certain sums arising to investment fund managers so that they would be...

26 March 2015
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The future of Africa's Private Equity space is increasingly female

Cindy Valentine, Investment Funds partner, is quoted in AFK Insider’s feature article on the growing number of women in Africa’s private equity market.

23 March 2015
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How much for a marketing passport?

The promise of a pan-European marketing passport under AIFMD has been a positive development. In practice, however, fund managers across Europe have found themselves subject to requests from...

19 March 2015
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