Confidence Trump will be a positive for PE dwindles

By Claire Wilson January 16, 2018   More than 50% of respondents to an Association of Corporate Growth survey think the new administration is a neutral or negative for the industry. The sentiment around the Trump administration’s effect on private funds management has declined in the past 12 months, a survey found. Less than half … Continue reading Confidence Trump will be a positive for PE dwindles

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Reasons To Be Cheerful

Belief that the Trump administration will be positive for private fund managers has plummeted over the past 12 months, but there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic in 2018.   By Claire Wilson January 21, 2018   Private fund managers expected Donald Trump to do good things for the industry, regardless of their personal … Continue reading Reasons To Be Cheerful

SEC CRACKS DOWN ON FRAUDULENT ICOS IN LATEST ENFORCEMENT ACTION

Provided by Pepper Hamilton Two initial coin offerings (ICOs) were the target of a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action filed on September 29. Based on the SEC’s descriptions, both ICOs, on their face, appear to be frauds, with marketing materials that allegedly contained multiple misleading and fraudulent statements. For those in the investment … Continue reading SEC CRACKS DOWN ON FRAUDULENT ICOS IN LATEST ENFORCEMENT ACTION

Flywheel’s CEO Shares How The Fear Of Failure Impedes Career Success

By Elana Lyn Gross Provided by Forbes When I found out I had the chance to interview Sarah Robb O'Hagan before she gave a keynote speech at the recent ACG Annual Women of Leadership Summit, I knew it would be a captivating interview. O'Hagan has an impressive resume: She is currently the CEO of Flywheel Sports and … Continue reading Flywheel’s CEO Shares How The Fear Of Failure Impedes Career Success

PBMs, drug distributors don’t fret Amazon.com, execs say

Provided exclusively by Mergermarket, an Acuris Company The potential for Amazon.com [NASDAQ:AMZN] to enter the drug distribution market is not causing grave concerns among major pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) and distributors, CEOs said at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference this week. There has been widespread recent speculation that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant could disrupt the market … Continue reading PBMs, drug distributors don’t fret Amazon.com, execs say

BLOCKCHAIN AND INITIAL COIN OFFERINGS: SEC PROVIDES FIRST U.S. SECURITIES LAW GUIDANCE

Provided by Pepper Hamilton This article was published on August 9, 2017 on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation blog. Executive Summary Many initial coin offerings (ICOs) have recently raised large amounts of capital without the regulatory constraints of traditional initial public offerings (IPOs) and other capital-raising strategies. On July … Continue reading BLOCKCHAIN AND INITIAL COIN OFFERINGS: SEC PROVIDES FIRST U.S. SECURITIES LAW GUIDANCE

Podcast: A REVIEW OF INITIAL COIN OFFERINGS -AND WHAT THEY MEAN FOR THE INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR COMMUNITY

Pepper partner Gregory J. Nowak hosted an Investment Management Update webinar for West LegalEdcenter. Recent reports have noted that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have raised more investor capital than venture and angel investing combined since the beginning of 2017. The institutional investor community needs to understand this important new asset class. This month, Mr. Nowak … Continue reading Podcast: A REVIEW OF INITIAL COIN OFFERINGS -AND WHAT THEY MEAN FOR THE INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR COMMUNITY