Snubbing Those Pesky Public LPs
- VC Funds: Aging Brings Myopia. Kandel, Eugene; Leshchinskii, Dima; Yuklea, Harry // Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis;Apr2011, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p431
We study the conflict of interests between the limited partners (LPs) and the general partner (GP) in a venture capital (VC) fund with a limited life span. LPs commit money, while the GP selects and monitors projects. Midway into the project, the GP privately observes the projectâ€™s...
- Issues of client conflict require sound solution. Simons, Paul // Marketing (00253650);12/21/2000, p18
Comments on the growing concern of clients over the issue of conflict and confidentiality in the advertising industry. Factors driving the trend; Markets where formerly well-defined, vertical sectors are becoming blurred and flattened; Implications of such developments for agencies; Options...
- Are VCsStrong-Arming LPs? Struggling firms look for additional funds to prop up investments. Stein, Tom // Investment Dealers' Digest;7/9/2001, Vol. 67 Issue 27, pN.PAG
Focuses on relations between venture capital firm and their limited partners. Use of annex funds by venture capital companies to finance their portfolios; Abandonment of fund-raising efforts of company Crosspoint Venture Partners; Reaction of limited partners on requests by venture capital...
- Venture capital limited partnerships. // Accountancy;Dec1987, Vol. 100 Issue 1132, p52
Reports on projected investments in onshore venture capital limited partnerships in Great Britain in 1987.
- Inadvertent disclosure. Raymond, Doug // Directors & Boards;2008 2nd Quarter, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p12
The article discusses the "Ryan v. Gifford" case in the U.S., which showed that the attorney-client privilege can be easily lost in cases involving allegations of misconduct and conflicts of interest against the directors and officers of publicly-traded corporations. This case is also indicative...
- Keep it under your hat. // Accountancy;Jul2006, Vol. 137 Issue 1355, p120
In this article the authors discuss problems that can arise surrounding questions of client confidentiality. Professional advisors need to assist new clients but maintain the confidentiality they owe to former clients. Not to do so could create a conflict of interest. In the U.K. the courts have...
- Most common mistakes made by venture capitalists. // Inc. India;11/6/2015, p2
The article discusses the common mistakes committed by commercial venture capitalists which include gathering the wrong limited partners (LP), mismatching the investment team size, and relying on social proofing to conceal investment risk.
- What is the cost of a free lunch? Willard, Mary Jane // Materials Management in Health Care;Oct2008, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p24
The article focuses on the issues concerning the hospital's conflict-of-interest policies in the U.S. It states that many orthopedic vendors are already required to provide full financial disclosure in which some of them have done on their web sites. With this trend, patients can easily discern...
- Reply to 'Editorial policies on financial disclosure'. Nemeroff, Charles B.; Owens, Michael J. // Nature Neuroscience;Oct2003, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p1000
Responds to comments made on the authors' article about the treatment of mood disorders. Absence of request for any financial disclosure information; Editorial policy on financial conflicts of interest for review authors; Patent for a novel method to deliver lithium by a transdermal patch.