Get Ready For More Private Equity Regulation

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 7:10 PM EST) -- Recent events suggest that Private Equity firms may be high on regulators’ watch lists. In July 2010, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires large PE firms to register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and subjects smaller firms to state regulations. Furthermore, in December 2011, the SEC issued a 16-page letter to several PE firms asking for information on their fund valuation methods and details about their investors. The parallels between this sequence of events and what occurred in the pharmaceutical industry beginning in...
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