Private equity - the SEC, broker-dealer issues and tax in focus

This white paper provides you with a summary of the latest issues which affect investors in the private equity space. Particular areas of focus include how the SEC recently increased its focus on private fund sponsor compliance with broker-dealer registration laws, as highlighted by a recent speech by the Chief Counsel of the SEC Division of Trading and Markets. Secondly, how the US President's fiscal 2014 budget proposes re-characterising all income from carried interests as ordinary income.