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Private Equity Labor Rights Platform

Click here to sign on to PESP’s platform for Labor Rights. Download a copy of our Labor Rights platform here. The private equity industry must correct its course and improve its treatment of workers. Focused on…

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PESP responds to SEC Expansion of Form PF

On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new amendments to enhance private fund reporting. According to the SEC, the rule amendments will “enhance the ability of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) to…

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Large investors challenge Blackstone over child labor

Some of private equity firm Blackstone’s largest investors have increased scrutiny of the private equity firm after Blackstone-owned slaughterhouse cleaning company Packers Sanitation Services (PSSI) in February paid a $1.5 million US Department of Labor (DOL) fine for “oppressive…

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