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ESMA EMIR Review Fireside Chat: Compliance. Completeness. Correctness.

With the consultation period for the EMIR review being at an end, ESMA has weighed in at the eleventh hour and given an indication of the changes they propose the Commission make to the regulation...

Emerging Hedge Fund Managers: Survival of the Fittest

You could be forgiven for thinking the term “emerging manager” carries some Darwinian connotations in today’s market. It certainly is no easy feat to survive, let alone thrive, in an increasingly...



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Annex IV – it’s all in the preparation

Fund managers must devote sufficient resources and ensure they have their Annex IV - the regulatory report required under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) - fully prepared well-ahead of the next submission deadline so...

Post on: 18 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Appetite for Alternative UCITS shows no abating

The appetite for alternative UCITS funds continues to grow amid institutional investor demand and regulatory uncertainty around the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Post on: 18 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

The primary differences between MiFID 1 and MiFID 2

With the new MiFIR / MiFID2 reporting requirements about to hit the reporting firms, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Reporting clients are confused as to what the main differences between MIFID1 and MiFID2 are, what will change after the...

Post on: 10 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

AIFMD passports for the Channel Islands and Switzerland could backfire

David Bailey, group head of marketing at private equity fund administrators Augentius, has warned that the proposed liberalisation of the rules governing the distribution of alternative investment funds (AIFs) in the European Union (EU),...

Post on: 07 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a 'third country' passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by the Island's funds sector.

Post on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Optionality key for managers as Jersey gets AIFMD passport recommendation from ESMA

Recognition for Jersey’s regulatory framework for alternative funds and the recommendation that the jurisdiction should enjoy future access to a Europe-wide passport under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been...
Post on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

A COO in search of a serious operational challenge

George Hartigan is global head of project management at GoldenTree Asset Management. Most operational leaders would be more than happy with that. But George Hartigan wants to get back into operations.

Post on: 04 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Operations

The immediate challenges facing EMIR Reporting clients

Following the ever-changing regulatory requirements, financial services firms are looking for effective ways to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting regimes like EMIR and MiFID. With the upcoming challenges posed by REMIT (to be...

Post on: 23 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

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Annex IV – it’s all in the preparation

Fund managers must devote sufficient resources and ensure they have their Annex IV - the regulatory report required under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) - fully prepared well-ahead of the next submission deadline so...

Post on: 18 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Appetite for Alternative UCITS shows no abating

The appetite for alternative UCITS funds continues to grow amid institutional investor demand and regulatory uncertainty around the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Post on: 18 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

The primary differences between MiFID 1 and MiFID 2

With the new MiFIR / MiFID2 reporting requirements about to hit the reporting firms, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Reporting clients are confused as to what the main differences between MIFID1 and MiFID2 are, what will change after the...

Post on: 10 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

AIFMD passports for the Channel Islands and Switzerland could backfire

David Bailey, group head of marketing at private equity fund administrators Augentius, has warned that the proposed liberalisation of the rules governing the distribution of alternative investment funds (AIFs) in the European Union (EU),...

Post on: 07 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a 'third country' passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by the Island's funds sector.

Post on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Optionality key for managers as Jersey gets AIFMD passport recommendation from ESMA

Recognition for Jersey’s regulatory framework for alternative funds and the recommendation that the jurisdiction should enjoy future access to a Europe-wide passport under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been...
Post on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

A COO in search of a serious operational challenge

George Hartigan is global head of project management at GoldenTree Asset Management. Most operational leaders would be more than happy with that. But George Hartigan wants to get back into operations.

Post on: 04 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Operations

The immediate challenges facing EMIR Reporting clients

Following the ever-changing regulatory requirements, financial services firms are looking for effective ways to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting regimes like EMIR and MiFID. With the upcoming challenges posed by REMIT (to be...

Post on: 23 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features
GEORGE T. HARTIGAN
Date: 
Friday, 5 June, 2015
Location: 
London
Role: 
Operations/Project Management

Citi to exit hedge fund administration

Citi has announced it is to exit hedge fund administration amid lower than expected earnings.

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2015

Increase in synthetic PB and alternative financing as primes face squeeze

Basel III capital and leverage ratios are likely to facilitate a substantial increase in synthetic prime brokerage financing and alternative sources of hedge fund financing.

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

COOConnect interview with Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services

Regulators and investors are demanding more data than ever before from fund managers.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Operations

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