Is a Mitt Romney Candidacy Good for Private Equity?

Mitt Romney puts his business background at the front of his campaign message. As the current front-runner for the Republican nomination, his background is going under increased scrutiny. Since his business background is in private equity, the industry should stop and wonder whether all of this publicity...

New Anti-Money Laundering Requirements for Non-Bank Mortgage Lenders and Originators

Private Equity has been siting on the fringes of Anti-money laundering regulation for many years. It's still illegal to be involved in money laundering and fund managers should be taking some steps to protect themselves and to identify problems. There's just no set script. FinCEN is supposedly...

Compliance Technology Now a Necessity for Hedge Funds

Once viewed as a luxury reserved for only the largest hedge funds, compliance technology has entered the mainstream. The complexity of reporting obligations, combined with the expanded number of hedge fund investment advisers that are now registered with the SEC and CFTC, are the drivers of the increased...