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Investment Funds in Asia Pacific: Tax Implications of Fund Management in Hong Kong and Singapore

Investment Funds in Asia Pacific: Tax Implications of Fund Management in Hong Kong and Singapore

While PE investment opportunities in Asia-Pacific markets have become abundant in recent years, the investment fund industry is still relatively nascent. Fund structures are still evolving and many...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 2, April 2011

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 2, April 2011

We’re pleased to present the 2nd issue of the EMPEA Legal Bulletin.
China’s National Regulatory Framework for RMB Funds Taking Shape

China’s National Regulatory Framework for RMB Funds Taking Shape

Many GPs are drawn to the idea of forming an RMB fund. LPs looking for RMB exposure or an uncorrelated growth capital investment may also be attracted to RMB funds. The NDRC has emerged as the...
SEC Staff Indicates That the Commission Is Likely to Extend Key Dodd-Frank Adviser Compliance Dates Until First Quarter of 2012

SEC Staff Indicates That the Commission Is Likely to Extend Key Dodd-Frank Adviser Compliance Dates Until First Quarter of 2012

On 8 April 2011, the SEC Division of Investment Management advised the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) that the Commission is considering extending the registration and...
Foreign Investment in Strategic Industries: First Set of Amendments

Foreign Investment in Strategic Industries: First Set of Amendments

In April 2008, Russia implemented a law to regulate foreign investment into sectors of national strategic importance. After two years of implementation, it has become apparent that the law imposes...
NDRC Notice Regarding RMB Funds Provides Guidance on the Regulation of China’s Domestic Private Equity Industry

NDRC Notice Regarding RMB Funds Provides Guidance on the Regulation of China’s Domestic Private Equity Industry

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China issued a Notice on Further Regulating the Development and Filings of Equity Investment Enterprises in Pilot Areas on 31 January 2011....
EMPEA Comments on Draft Investment Fund Regulation in the United Arab Emirates

EMPEA Comments on Draft Investment Fund Regulation in the United Arab Emirates

EMPEA, on behalf of its 290 member firms, submitted comments on the draft Investment Fund Regulation published on the website of the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (ESCA) on January...
Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 1, Winter 2010-2011

Legal & Regulatory Bulletin – Issue No. 1, Winter 2010-2011

Welcome to the inaugural edition of EMPEA’s Legal Bulletin, a new service to our members that provides expert insight on the regulatory and legal developments impacting the emerging markets...
Shanghai’s Official Launch of QFLP Pilot Program

Shanghai’s Official Launch of QFLP Pilot Program

In January 2011, Shanghai launched the Pilot Program of Foreign-Invested Equity Investment Enterprises (the QFLP Program), an important step in the Chinese government's effort to gradually...
ILPA 2.0 – Evolution, Not Revolution

ILPA 2.0 – Evolution, Not Revolution

Since the release of the Institutional Limited Partners Association's Private Equity Principles in September 2009, many investors have referred to these guidelines as a negotiating point in...
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