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Private Equity Newsletter — February 5, 2009

This issue includes the article “Financial Service Reform Begins — Proposed Registration of Private Funds and Their Advisers,” which reports that proposals in the Senate and House call for new registration requirements for private funds and their managers. Also featured is “New Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Thresholds & Penalties,” which states that annual revisions to the HSR thresholds become effective on February 12, 2009.