Data & Intelligence

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 27, Spring 2019

The latest edition of EMPEA’s Legal and Regulatory Bulletin explores a range of issues impacting private investment across the world (particularly, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, China, the EU, and the US) and the implications of those issues for practitioners.

Bulletin contributions:

  • Contributors take a deep-dive into new data protection regimes in Brazil
  • Colombia’s new checks and balances on private fund governance
  • Evolving routes of entry for foreign investors in India
  • Alternative financing arrangements in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia
  • Political intervention in M&A in the EU, the US, and China
  • Legal trends in private equity in Africa
  • Evolving tools available for PE and VC players in Brazil’s upcoming privatization cycle
  • Structuring balanced “key person” compensation using shares or their equivalent
  • Paths to assist General Counsel/in-house counsel to understand the GDPR transfer concept and the various avenues for compliant transfers.
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