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What Can Legal Academics Add to the Debate About Private Equity?

Witney, Simon (2016) What Can Legal Academics Add to the Debate About Private Equity? LSE Law Review, 1. pp. 125-129. ISSN 2516-4058

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Abstract

In December 2015, Unite – Britain’s largest trade union – called on the UK government to investigate the ‘secretive machinations of private equity firms’ following the near-collapse of Fairline Boats, a Northamptonshire yacht-builder employing well over 400 people.1 Unite’s demands were not new: as the economic influence of private equity firms has increased in Europe over the last few decades, so have the calls from unions, politicians and the media for regulators to intervene.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.lselawreview.com/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Law Review
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2018 13:41
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2021 23:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/87704

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