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CEOs, CFOs become main targets in cyber-theft at PE firms

Thieves are using fake emails from executives so they can transfer money into their own bank accounts.

SEC zeroing in on firms’ cyber-risk practices during exam process

The regulator is taking a closer look into firms' cyber risk management programs as part of the examination process.

Virginia-based fund manager settles with SEC for fraud but faces criminal charges

Todd Hitt faces up to 20 years in prison on charges of misappropriating millions of dollars in investor funds to support an 'extravagant lifestyle' and make 'Ponzi-like' payments.

OPIC expands mandate to private equity under new law

The Trump administration will have 120 days to present a reorganization plan to Congress to transfer agencies, personnel, assets and obligations to the newly created IDFC.

Phishing becoming a growing concern in private equity

Executives advise taking precautions as part of cyber risk management.

Carlyle makes diversity a priority with new hire

The private funds manager hired Kara Helander from BlackRock to lead the effort for a more diverse and inclusionary workplace.

Key SEC cybersecurity policy advisor to leave

Christopher Hetner, a senior advisor to the agency’s chairman, has worked to strengthen cyber incident response planning and threat intelligence capabilities.

Retaining employees a top concern for CFOs

The latest Duke CFO Global Outlook report showed more than half of CFOs in the US considered 'difficulty attracting/retaining qualified employees' a major concern.

Private funds’ hot topics for 2019

California’s data law and cyber-risk management figure strongly on private equity agendas.

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