Private Capital Update from China

China’s economy has returned to growth in post-COVID-19 recovery, and the government is looking to harness renewed investor sentiment with regulatory updates designed to further open financial markets to international capital. Mainland Chinese regulators have approved updates to the Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) program, streamlining the application process and… Read More

Investment Treaties and Investor-State Arbitration

By Justin Williams, Partner and Head of International Arbitration, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP COVID-19 and record oil price volatility are likely to increase political risk for investments in emerging markets. This will be the result of recessions and strains on government finances worldwide, made worse in oil… Read More

LP Perspectives in 2020

LP PERSPECTIVES IN 2020 July 15, 2020 | 9:00 am EDT | 14:00 BST | 21:00 HKT This two-part webcast spotlighted current perspectives on EM private capital from diverse LPs, including family offices, fund of funds, and endowments. Part I Part I focused on the… Read More

Insights on the Impact of COVID-19

April 21, 2020 | 9am -10am EST | Webcast You are invited to participate in a live virtual meeting on April 21 at 9:00 am EST with insights on the impact of COVID-19 from David Rubenstein and Admiral Stavridis. Geopolitics and Leadership Economies and Markets Admiral Jim Stavridis, USN (Ret)… Read More

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 9, Summer 2013

At its May meeting in Washington, EMPEA’s Legal and Regulatory Council discussed the regulatory changes facing the private equity industry and the likely impact of those changes on the membership of EMPEA. The Council concluded that some of the changes, such as the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD),… Read More

ESMA Third Country Cooperation Arrangements under AIFMD

The European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) announced on 18 July 2013 that it has approved global supervisory cooperation arrangements between the securities regulators of the European Union and their third country counterparts. The arrangements were negotiated by ESMA on behalf on the EU Member States, the additional three countries… Read More



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