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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...

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.

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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

US managers should not be short term on AIFMD

That US fund managers remain dispirited by the very soon-to-be-implemented Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is hardly a secret.

Post on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Thomas Murray Data Services unveils counterparty monitoring tool for depositaries

Thomas Murray Data Services has launched a counterparty monitoring service for depositary banks to help them attain compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Post on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD will have negative impact on hedge fund industry, says Preqin

More than half of hedge fund managers believe the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will have a negative impact on the industry, according to a survey by Preqin.

Post on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Investors increasingly looking to make hedge fund allocations, says Credit Suisse study

The overwhelming majority (97%) of institutional investors plan to be highly active in making hedge fund allocations during the second half of the year, according to a mid-year survey by Credit Suisse Capital Services.

Post on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Managers should still enter strategic partnerships in China despite mutual recognition...

Asset managers looking to take advantage of the mutual recognition scheme between China and Hong Kong should continue to enter strategic partnerships with mainland firms despite not being obligated to if they want to reap the distribution...

Post on: 16 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Better enforcement of dark pools and HFTs needed rather than enhanced regulation

More effective enforcement of pre-existing regulations as opposed to enhanced regulation of dark pools and high-frequency traders (HFTs) would be sufficient to solve the challenges facing these organisations.

Post on: 15 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Alternative assets continue to grow, finds Towers Watson survey

Alternative Assets grew to $5.7 trillion from $5.1 trillion over the course of 2014, with the top 100 managers accounting for $3.3 trillion of that, according to a Towers Watson survey produced in conjunction with the Financial Times.

Post on: 14 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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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

US managers should not be short term on AIFMD

That US fund managers remain dispirited by the very soon-to-be-implemented Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is hardly a secret.

Post on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Thomas Murray Data Services unveils counterparty monitoring tool for depositaries

Thomas Murray Data Services has launched a counterparty monitoring service for depositary banks to help them attain compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Post on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD will have negative impact on hedge fund industry, says Preqin

More than half of hedge fund managers believe the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will have a negative impact on the industry, according to a survey by Preqin.

Post on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Investors increasingly looking to make hedge fund allocations, says Credit Suisse study

The overwhelming majority (97%) of institutional investors plan to be highly active in making hedge fund allocations during the second half of the year, according to a mid-year survey by Credit Suisse Capital Services.

Post on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Managers should still enter strategic partnerships in China despite mutual recognition...

Asset managers looking to take advantage of the mutual recognition scheme between China and Hong Kong should continue to enter strategic partnerships with mainland firms despite not being obligated to if they want to reap the distribution...

Post on: 16 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Better enforcement of dark pools and HFTs needed rather than enhanced regulation

More effective enforcement of pre-existing regulations as opposed to enhanced regulation of dark pools and high-frequency traders (HFTs) would be sufficient to solve the challenges facing these organisations.

Post on: 15 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Alternative assets continue to grow, finds Towers Watson survey

Alternative Assets grew to $5.7 trillion from $5.1 trillion over the course of 2014, with the top 100 managers accounting for $3.3 trillion of that, according to a Towers Watson survey produced in conjunction with the Financial Times.

Post on: 14 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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.

Posted 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.

Posted 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 Securitie

Posted on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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