Legal Alert

6 Key Takeaways from McGuireWoods’ Latest Strategic Risk & Compliance Webinar

November 23, 2015
  1. The private equity industry is facing unprecedented regulation and regulatory scrutiny, with new obligations under consideration.
  2. Addressing anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance is a particularly important focus area, as federal law enforcement has indicated intent to specifically target the industry.
  3. Other key focus areas include anti-money laundering (AML) and cybersecurity risk.
  4. Compliance risks and the efforts needed to mitigate them will only continue to grow as private equity continues to expand into international markets.
  5. In addition to being the best way to avoid regulatory and law enforcement scrutiny, investing in compliance also can help minimize M&A due diligence costs and maximize the valuation of investments.
  6. By deploying just a handful of tools and techniques across their portfolios in a smart, targeted fashion, private equity firms can establish and maintain robust, scalable compliance programs.

You can review the presentation by clicking here and can view a recording of the webinar by clicking here.