CEE Private Equity Alert

    August 2009
    New regulations recently proposed in an EU Commission directive aimed at the hedge fund industry would unfairly burden private equity fund managers, according to Squire Sanders partners Christopher A. Rose and Kevin T. Connor in “Private Equity’s Albatross,” published in the August 2009 issue of Financier Worldwide. In the article, the two explain who is covered by the directive and requirements in the areas of authorization, minimum capital requirements, valuation of assets and shares, and rules for independent depositaries. The article also addresses business conduct, transparency and disclosure, and marketing rules.