Data & Intelligence

Legal & Regulatory

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...
New Rules Extend Opportunities for Foreign Private Equity in Shanghai

New Rules Extend Opportunities for Foreign Private Equity in Shanghai

In late December 2010, Shanghai authorities issued comprehensive regulations that clarify how foreign PE fund managers and investors can participate under the pilot QFLP (Qualified Foreign Limited...
The Missing Link – AIFMD and Third Countries

The Missing Link – AIFMD and Third Countries

On November 11, 2010 the European Parliament and Commission approved the Belgian Presidency's proposed AIFM Directive.  The Directive should come into force by mid-2011 and Member States...
RMB Funds: An Updated Legal and Tax Wish List

RMB Funds: An Updated Legal and Tax Wish List

Over the course of the past year China has introduced several noteworthy regulatory changes concerning RMB funds. Weil's commentary summarizes these developments, addresses ongoing impediments...
The Rising Tide of Chinese RMB Funds

The Rising Tide of Chinese RMB Funds

International investors and managers have demonstrated increasing levels of interest in RMB funds as vehicles for investing into China. This article reviews the differences between foreign-funded...
European Regulation of Fund Managers: AIFM Directive Agreed and Adopted

European Regulation of Fund Managers: AIFM Directive Agreed and Adopted

After 18 months of debate, the AIFM Directive was finally adopted by the European Parliament on November 11, 2010.  The Directive will have far-reaching implications for investment managers,...
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