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Hedge fund managers to increasingly defer performance fee pay-outs

The decision by California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPERS) to exit hedge fund investing coupled with the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) ruling that now permits managers to...

Private equity warned on data leakage

Private equity managers ought to impose side letters on investors whereby the latter is prohibited through non-disclosure agreements from divulging highly sensitive, confidential information...

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The Nordic custodian SEB has reached an arrangement by which the outbound global custody needs of its domestic...

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Private equity must improve cyber security

Private equity managers need to up their ante on mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks following a number of high-profile cases and regulatory interest.

Post on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Clarity required on reverse solicitation

Regulators in Europe need to provide private equity and other alternative investment managers with greater clarity about what constitutes reverse solicitation versus active marketing under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD...

Post on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Central Bank of Ireland urges EU and US to harmonise regulatory reports

Regulators in the US and EU need to harmonise the data sets and methodologies required for filing Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and Form PF, and even push this issue to the G20, according to the Central...

Post on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Fund managers' exit strategies from service providers still inadequate

Asset managers are still struggling to implement adequate exit strategies at their outsourced service providers despite the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) tough stance on the issue.

Post on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

CFTC harmonisation with SEC to have limited impact on JOBS Act take-up

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) decision to harmonise its rules governing advertising and general solicitation at alternative investment fund managers with those of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will have a...

Post on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers must embrace apps and new technologies

Asset managers must embrace mobile apps and other social media technology if they are to remain competitive going forward.

Post on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Monitoring of RAuM essential to ensure managers do not breach AIFMD reporting thresholds

Managers must continually monitor their Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) so as to ensure they do not inadvertently exceed the Annex IV reporting thresholds laid down in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Post on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Regulators must issue clarity on UTIs

European regulators must clarify which counterparty ought to produce the Unique Trade Identifier (UTI), an alphanumeric code designed to enable trade repositories to match trades with other repositories, if the...

Post on: 24 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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Private equity must improve cyber security

Private equity managers need to up their ante on mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks following a number of high-profile cases and regulatory interest.

Post on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Clarity required on reverse solicitation

Regulators in Europe need to provide private equity and other alternative investment managers with greater clarity about what constitutes reverse solicitation versus active marketing under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD...

Post on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Central Bank of Ireland urges EU and US to harmonise regulatory reports

Regulators in the US and EU need to harmonise the data sets and methodologies required for filing Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and Form PF, and even push this issue to the G20, according to the Central...

Post on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Fund managers' exit strategies from service providers still inadequate

Asset managers are still struggling to implement adequate exit strategies at their outsourced service providers despite the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) tough stance on the issue.

Post on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

CFTC harmonisation with SEC to have limited impact on JOBS Act take-up

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) decision to harmonise its rules governing advertising and general solicitation at alternative investment fund managers with those of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will have a...

Post on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers must embrace apps and new technologies

Asset managers must embrace mobile apps and other social media technology if they are to remain competitive going forward.

Post on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Monitoring of RAuM essential to ensure managers do not breach AIFMD reporting thresholds

Managers must continually monitor their Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) so as to ensure they do not inadvertently exceed the Annex IV reporting thresholds laid down in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Post on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Regulators must issue clarity on UTIs

European regulators must clarify which counterparty ought to produce the Unique Trade Identifier (UTI), an alphanumeric code designed to enable trade repositories to match trades with other repositories, if the...

Post on: 24 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Hedge fund managers to increasingly defer performance fee pay-outs

The decision by California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPERS) to exit hedge fund investing coupled with the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) ruling that now permits managers to charge performance fees cumulatively without falling foul o

Posted on: 01 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Private equity warned on data leakage

Private equity managers ought to impose side letters on investors whereby the latter is prohibited through non-disclosure agreements from divulging highly sensitive, confidential information should they receive Freedom of Information (FOI) request

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Private equity must improve cyber security

Private equity managers need to up their ante on mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks following a number of high-profile cases and regulatory interest.

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Clarity required on reverse solicitation

Regulators in Europe need to provide private equity and other alternative investment managers with greater clarity about what constitutes reverse solicitation versus active marketing under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Central Bank of Ireland urges EU and US to harmonise regulatory reports

Regulators in the US and EU need to harmonise the data sets and methodologies required for filing Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and Form PF, and even push this issue to the G20, according to the Central

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Fund managers' exit strategies from service providers still inadequate

Asset managers are still struggling to implement adequate exit strategies at their outsourced service providers despite the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) tough stance on the issue.

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

CFTC harmonisation with SEC to have limited impact on JOBS Act take-up

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) decision to harmonise its rules governing advertising and general solicitation at alternative investment fund managers with those of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will have a limited

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers must embrace apps and new technologies

Asset managers must embrace mobile apps and other social media technology if they are to remain competitive going forward.

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Monitoring of RAuM essential to ensure managers do not breach AIFMD reporting thresholds

Managers must continually monitor their Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) so as to ensure they do not inadvertently exceed the Annex IV reporting thresholds laid down in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Regulators must issue clarity on UTIs

European regulators must clarify which counterparty ought to produce the Unique Trade Identifier (UTI), an alphanumeric code designed to enable trade repositories to match trades with other repositories, if the

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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