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First Time Funds: The fundraising environment is strong; the fundraising process is hard

Raising capital for a first time private equity fund is difficult. First time fund managers often are surprised by how long it takes to secure enough capital commitments to hold a fund’s initial closing, particularly when seeking commitments from institutional … Continue reading

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Small Insurers Are Strong Competitors

A recent study confirms that small PC insurers can compete successfully against larger competitors. The Conning Research study, entitled “Property-Casualty Small Insurers: From Static to Strategic,” analyzes the small insurer segment, their strategies for success, and their impact on larger … Continue reading

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DOJ Shows Its Continuing Strong Interest in FCPA Violations

Over the course of several years, officials of the United States Department of Justice have made clear the Department's intent to enforce vigorously the dictates of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In general terms, the FCPA prohibits the offering … Continue reading

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Dodd-Frank Implementation Faces Strong Congressional Opposition

Some members of Congress are attempting to moderate the pace of implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act by seeking to limit appropriations for implementing agencies and by introducing legislation to amend or repeal parts of the Act. Dodd-Frank requires more than … Continue reading

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Strong Arm Tactics: Royal Caribbean Threatens Rockland Maine Over $6 Head Tax

Royal Caribbean is threatening the tiny town of Rockland, Maine after it decided to increase its cruise ship fee to $6 per passenger. Royal Caribbean wants the fee to stay at $1. The AP is reporting that Rockland (population 7,000) … Continue reading

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