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SEC publishes Form PF data

Private funds’ Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) totals $8.8 trillion, of which hedge  funds and private equity vehicles comprise $4.04 trillion and $1.9 trillion respectively,...

Buy-side struggling to report collateral data to repositories on bilateral derivatives trades

The buy-side is struggling to report details of the collateral of their non-clearable derivatives transactions as mandated under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) while trade...

Dominic Hobson

Last week, I drew attention to the massive inflation of regulatory reporting obligations introduced under the updated Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and the accompanying...

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Private equity distributions reach new highs

Institutional investors received $568 billion in distributions from private equity firms in 2013, the highest annual amount ever recorded, according to data from Preqin.

Post on: 15 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

SEC commences examinations of liquid alternative funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun its long-awaited sweep examinations of alternative mutual funds  

Post on: 14 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

SEC threshold for accredited investor likely to increase in months

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is likely to re-define the income and net-worth threshold for what constitutes an accredited investor in what could make it harder for early-stage hedge funds and other private funds to solicit capital...

Post on: 12 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Hedge funds warned on attempting to replicate private equity strategies

Hedge fund managers should not seek to replicate private equity investment strategies amid concerns there could be a liquidity mismatch, it has been warned.

Post on: 11 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

McKinsey survey highlights convergence of traditional and alternative managers

The convergence between alternatives and traditional asset managers looks set to continue with liquid alternative mutual funds likely to account for up to 50% of net new retail revenues over the next five years, according to a report by McKinsey...

Post on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

FCA getting tougher on market abuse

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued fines of more than £346.3 million for market abuse related breaches in 2013, according to research by Kinetic Partners, the regulatory compliance consultancy.

Post on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers warned on sanctions compliance

Asset managers must ensure they have a solid grasp of the evolving nature of sanctions in light of events unfolding in Russia.

Post on: 05 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Operational Risk

Fund managers struggling to meet investor expectations

Fifty-nine per-cent of institutional investors have said their funds have either failed or partially lived up to their expectations over the last 10 years, according to research conducted by Aquila Capital, the €7 billion Germany-based...

Post on: 04 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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Private equity distributions reach new highs

Institutional investors received $568 billion in distributions from private equity firms in 2013, the highest annual amount ever recorded, according to data from Preqin.

Post on: 15 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

SEC commences examinations of liquid alternative funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun its long-awaited sweep examinations of alternative mutual funds  

Post on: 14 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

SEC threshold for accredited investor likely to increase in months

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is likely to re-define the income and net-worth threshold for what constitutes an accredited investor in what could make it harder for early-stage hedge funds and other private funds to solicit capital...

Post on: 12 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Hedge funds warned on attempting to replicate private equity strategies

Hedge fund managers should not seek to replicate private equity investment strategies amid concerns there could be a liquidity mismatch, it has been warned.

Post on: 11 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

McKinsey survey highlights convergence of traditional and alternative managers

The convergence between alternatives and traditional asset managers looks set to continue with liquid alternative mutual funds likely to account for up to 50% of net new retail revenues over the next five years, according to a report by McKinsey...

Post on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

FCA getting tougher on market abuse

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued fines of more than £346.3 million for market abuse related breaches in 2013, according to research by Kinetic Partners, the regulatory compliance consultancy.

Post on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers warned on sanctions compliance

Asset managers must ensure they have a solid grasp of the evolving nature of sanctions in light of events unfolding in Russia.

Post on: 05 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Operational Risk

Fund managers struggling to meet investor expectations

Fifty-nine per-cent of institutional investors have said their funds have either failed or partially lived up to their expectations over the last 10 years, according to research conducted by Aquila Capital, the €7 billion Germany-based...

Post on: 04 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

SEC publishes Form PF data

Private funds’ Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) totals $8.8 trillion, of which hedge  funds and private equity vehicles comprise $4.04 trillion and $1.9 trillion respectively, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) an

Posted on: 19 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Buy-side struggling to report collateral data to repositories on bilateral derivatives trades

The buy-side is struggling to report details of the collateral of their non-clearable derivatives transactions as mandated under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) while trade repositories are unlikely to reconcile the data they

Posted on: 18 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Private equity distributions reach new highs

Institutional investors received $568 billion in distributions from private equity firms in 2013, the highest annual amount ever recorded, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 15 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

SEC commences examinations of liquid alternative funds

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun its long-awaited sweep examinations of alternative mutual funds  

Posted on: 14 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

SEC threshold for accredited investor likely to increase in months

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is likely to re-define the income and net-worth threshold for what constitutes an accredited investor in what could make it harder for early-stage hedge funds and other private funds to solicit capital

Posted on: 12 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Hedge funds warned on attempting to replicate private equity strategies

Hedge fund managers should not seek to replicate private equity investment strategies amid concerns there could be a liquidity mismatch, it has been warned.

Posted on: 11 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

McKinsey survey highlights convergence of traditional and alternative managers

The convergence between alternatives and traditional asset managers looks set to continue with liquid alternative mutual funds likely to account for up to 50% of net new retail revenues over the next five years, according to a report by McKinsey &

Posted on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

FCA getting tougher on market abuse

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued fines of more than £346.3 million for market abuse related breaches in 2013, according to research by Kinetic Partners, the regulatory compliance consultancy.

Posted on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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