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Marco Masotti Discusses PE Industry Pushback Against New SEC Rules With Private Equity International

April 4, 2022

Private Funds Group Co-Head Marco Masotti discussed the private equity industry's pushback against the SEC’s proposed new rules that would impose heightened scrutiny on performance, fees reporting, fiduciary duties and conflicts of interest, among other areas, with Private Equity International. In “Proposals put into action,” published on April 4, Marco says “These are contracts that we’ve been negotiating between GPs and LPs for decades now, and among sophisticated and discerning participants in the private equity marketplace.” He also notes that “The regulator is now getting involved [in] what are some very basic contractual terms. It’s quite astonishing and, when you speak to some of the mid-market managers running good businesses, a little demoralising.”

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