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DTCC launches client data and documentation utility

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a utility to centralise the client data and documents of financial institutions including those of fund managers.

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Central Bank of Ireland re-affirms rules on depositary-lites

The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has re-affirmed that depositary-lites providing cash-flow monitoring and oversight will not be regulated amid concerns this laissez-faire approach could...

Dominic Hobson

1. The penalties now being levied on banks (of which the $9 billion settlement with BNP Paribas is the latest) contrast markedly with the absence of such measures in the early period of the...

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RAuM methodologies in Annex IV and Form PF could lead to fund managers being dubbed SIFIs

The reporting methodologies for Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) at fund managers used by Form PF in the US and Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) could result in regulators imposing bank-style...

Post on: 30 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD brand will take less time to emerge than UCITS

 An AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) brand akin to UCITS could emerge in the long-term although it will take less time to develop than UCITS, according to Multifonds.

Post on: 28 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Interview with Charles Bathurst of SuMi TRUST on fund administration

Charles Bathurst of SuMi TRUST spoke to COOConnect about how fund administration firms can support the global distribution of funds, the key requirements of fund administrators today, and what is driving the...

Post on: 25 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

US managers "reluctantly embracing" AIFMD

US fund managers are “reluctantly embracing” the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) as question marks are increasingly raised about the viability of reverse solicitation, according to Dechert.

Post on: 23 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Organisations comment on AIFMD going live

With the go-live date of 22 July having arrived and the rules now coming into effect, many organisations have released statements regarding AIFMD which can be seen below. 
 

Post on: 23 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Compliance shortfall at managers with AIFMD, finds BNY Mellon study

There is a significant compliance shortfall among managers with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which is due to be implemented today, according to a study by BNY Mellon in conjunction with FTI Consulting.

Post on: 22 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Bulk of sub-threshold managers seeking to become AIFMs

The overwhelming majority of sub-threshold managers are electing to become AIFMs under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which comes into effect tomorrow.

Post on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Liquid alternatives warned on compliance obligations as SEC inspections loom

It is essential alternative mutual funds have in place liquidity terms and leverage profiles that meet the compliance requirements enshrined in the ’40 Act if they are to not fall foul of the upcoming examinations being undertaken by the...

Post on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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RAuM methodologies in Annex IV and Form PF could lead to fund managers being dubbed SIFIs

The reporting methodologies for Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) at fund managers used by Form PF in the US and Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) could result in regulators imposing bank-style...

Post on: 30 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD brand will take less time to emerge than UCITS

 An AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) brand akin to UCITS could emerge in the long-term although it will take less time to develop than UCITS, according to Multifonds.

Post on: 28 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Interview with Charles Bathurst of SuMi TRUST on fund administration

Charles Bathurst of SuMi TRUST spoke to COOConnect about how fund administration firms can support the global distribution of funds, the key requirements of fund administrators today, and what is driving the...

Post on: 25 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

US managers "reluctantly embracing" AIFMD

US fund managers are “reluctantly embracing” the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) as question marks are increasingly raised about the viability of reverse solicitation, according to Dechert.

Post on: 23 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Organisations comment on AIFMD going live

With the go-live date of 22 July having arrived and the rules now coming into effect, many organisations have released statements regarding AIFMD which can be seen below. 
 

Post on: 23 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Compliance shortfall at managers with AIFMD, finds BNY Mellon study

There is a significant compliance shortfall among managers with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which is due to be implemented today, according to a study by BNY Mellon in conjunction with FTI Consulting.

Post on: 22 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Bulk of sub-threshold managers seeking to become AIFMs

The overwhelming majority of sub-threshold managers are electing to become AIFMs under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which comes into effect tomorrow.

Post on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Liquid alternatives warned on compliance obligations as SEC inspections loom

It is essential alternative mutual funds have in place liquidity terms and leverage profiles that meet the compliance requirements enshrined in the ’40 Act if they are to not fall foul of the upcoming examinations being undertaken by the...

Post on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

DTCC launches client data and documentation utility

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a utility to centralise the client data and documents of financial institutions including those of fund managers.

Posted on: 31 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Launches

Central Bank of Ireland re-affirms rules on depositary-lites

The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has re-affirmed that depositary-lites providing cash-flow monitoring and oversight will not be regulated amid concerns this laissez-faire approach could backfire.

Posted on: 31 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

RAuM methodologies in Annex IV and Form PF could lead to fund managers being dubbed SIFIs

The reporting methodologies for Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) at fund managers used by Form PF in the US and Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) could result in regulators imposing bank-style rules

Posted on: 30 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD brand will take less time to emerge than UCITS

 An AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) brand akin to UCITS could emerge in the long-term although it will take less time to develop than UCITS, according to Multifonds.

Posted on: 28 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

US managers "reluctantly embracing" AIFMD

US fund managers are “reluctantly embracing” the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) as question marks are increasingly raised about the viability of reverse solicitation, according to Dechert.

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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