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Articles August 18, 2022 FASB Issues ASU No. 2022-03, Amends Fair Value Guidance in U.S. GAAP

FASB recently issued ASU No. 2022-03, which amends the fair value guidance in U.S. GAAP to increase comparability of financial information.

Articles July 13, 2022 Should I Convert My Mutual Fund into an ETF?

Many mutual funds are now converting into ETFs, a trend the industry has seen since last year. This article offers insight into the conversion process, and the issues to consider along the way.

Articles May 02, 2022 Possible Amendments to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and Their Effect on Valuations

A conversation with Monica Blocker of Houlihan Capital who shares her outlook on the possible amendments to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the effect on valuations.

Articles May 02, 2022 Considerations for VC Managers to Build a Robust Business in 2022

The consensus is that emerging VC funds will find it harder to raise capital this year. This article examines ways for managers to build a robust business that helps them stand out in a more competitive market.

Articles May 02, 2022 Succession Planning Considerations for Singapore Family Offices

Our discussions with clients and intermediaries are teaching us that the Coronavirus and the global geopolitical environment have made ultra high net worth individuals reassess their priorities, and succession planning is certainly more important tha…

Articles March 21, 2022 CFIUS Trends and Considerations for 2021/22

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") examines the effects of a foreign investment transaction and assesses their impact on the national security of the U.S. Here are four trends to look for in the year ahead.

Articles March 14, 2022 CFO Considerations for Onboarding New Investors

There are a few things CFOs should consider when assessing a firm’s existing clients and before accepting new ones such as fees, profitability, client profile, breakeven analysis and more.

Articles February 21, 2022 2022 Private Equity Deal Trends

Venture capital (VC) often follows general industry and market trends and this article will highlight a handful of areas gaining traction, as of early 2022.

Articles February 18, 2022 Checklist for a Private Fund to Incorporate ESG Metrics

A checklist of the actions that should be taken to incorporate ESG standards and metrics into your funds and reporting.