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Industry and Regulatory Advocacy

EMPEA plays a leading role in regulatory advocacy by providing guidance to policymakers on international best practices for regulating private capital which supports governments to attract international capital flows by creating a conducive environment for the asset class. Our diverse membership makes it possible to assist in crafting balanced, objective, synchronized and informed industry responses that are welcomed by regulators seeking comment to material policy and regulatory developments, including consultation exercises with governmental and regulatory, NGO and trade bodies. Member law firms and general counsels are often called upon to address the latest trends in terms and conditions in specific geographies or sectors in various EMPEA-led forums, such as EMPEA conferences, Council meetings and executive briefings. EMPEA also consults with local governments and policymakers on global regulations; catalyzes informed discussions through the organization of programs and dissemination of educational resources; engages with industry stakeholders to open the dialogue on the impact of private equity; works with regulatory bodies to provide guidance on issues that may impede or otherwise affect long-term investment capital; and utilizes its peer market experience to respond to specific Member requests on issues raised by local regulation and policy proposals.
31 March 2017 Executive Summary: We welcome the opportunity to comment on your review of Limited Partnership Law. Limited partnerships are the vehicle of choice for private equity and venture capital funds, and both English and Scottish limited partnerships are commonly used to bring significant economic benefit in emerging markets across the globe. In summary, it is our view that, if limited partnerships are being used as an enabler of criminal activity, this should be tackled primarily using existing investigative and enforcement powers. Given the significant use of Scottish limited partnerships for legitimate enterprises, we would strongly advocate against increasing regulatory and compliance burdens on limited partnerships.  In addition, we have reviewed the response prepared by the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (“BVCA”). We support and second that response. View the full EMPEA Submission to BEIS Scotland Call for Evidence
3 July 2016 Executive Summary: We strongly support the proposed amendments and believe that they will support the continued investments of Eligible Investment Funds (“EIF”) operating outside of India, encourage offshore fund managers to consider relocation to India and, thereby, will improve the competitiveness of India as a jurisdiction of choice for (Indian and foreign) private fund managers. In addition, we have reviewed the response prepared by the AZB Partners. We support and second that response. View the full EMPEA Response to SEBI Consultation   

Industry and Regulatory Advocacy Resources

EMPEA represents the leading global investors in EM. I look forward to working alongside to drive much-needed capital for financing entrepreneurs and businesses worldwide.

Renuka Ramnath | Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Multiples Alternate Asset Management Private Limited

EMPEA plays an important and energetic role across the markets it represents, driving outreach and research initiatives, and promoting the role of private capital.

Brian Lim | Partner and Head of Asia and Emerging Markets, Pantheon Ventures

The developed markets have no equivalent to the role EMPEA is playing as a convener and source of trusted information in the emerging markets.

David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

I’m honored to join fellow industry pioneers in the leadership of an unparalleled network, filled with first movers, shaping the future of industries and communities.

Dr. Andrew Kuper | Founder and CEO, LeapFrog Investments

EMPEA's market and industry intelligence opens doors to new sources of capital.  I look forward to the future success of EMPEA and its members.

Torbjorn Caesar | Senior Partner, Actis

While there are certainly challenges for the industry, the opportunities abound in our target markets and globally, making a global association like EMPEA more relevant than ever.

Drew Guff | Managing Director & Founding Partner, Siguler Guff & Company