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Form PF reporting requirements could be eased, says Managed Funds Association

The Managed Funds Association (MFA), the US industry body representing hedge funds, has said the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) might ease some of the Form PF reporting requirements over time.

Posted on: 23 Apr, 2012

Inter-governmental cooperation on FATCA could lead to delays to the regulation

Foreign jurisdictions contemplating inter-governmental cooperation with US authorities on FATCA could ironically struggle to become compliant with the rules in good time, a major Washington law firm has warned.

Posted on: 19 Apr, 2012

Hedge fund marketing rules relaxed in US

US hedge funds will be able to advertise their businesses following Congress’ passing of the US JOBS Act.

Posted on: 30 Mar, 2012

COOConnect to hold live webcast on OTC derivatives clearing - Thursday, March 29 at 11am GMT

COOConnect will be holding an OTC derivatives clearing webcast on Thursday, March 29 from 11am till 12:30pm GMT (12pm CET/6am ET) in London.

Posted on: 22 Mar, 2012

Walkers spins out management services business

Walkers, the offshore law firm, has sold its management services business to Intertrust Group Holding following a strategic review of the business.

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2012

Law firm warns CCOs on compliance with FSA insider trading rules

Chief compliance officers (CCOs) at hedge funds have been advised to read up on UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) insider trading rules in light of the David Einhorn case.

Posted on: 23 Feb, 2012

Fee pressures on start-up hedge funds cause for concern, says Seward & Kissel

Start-up hedge funds are increasingly feeling the pinch as institutional investors demand more fee concessions, according to findings by law firm Seward & Kissel.

Posted on: 22 Feb, 2012

Concerns over investment consultants' impartiality

Investment consultants need to be more tightly regulated amid criticism that some are accepting “finders’ fees” in exchange for broking introductions or deals between their hedge fund and investor clients.

Posted on: 21 Feb, 2012

FATCA deal still inconclusive, experts warn

The US Treasury’s agreement with the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain over FATCA reporting requirements should be welcomed by asset managers albeit with a large pinch of salt.

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2012

Hedge funds should brace themselves for aggressive SEC, experts warn

Hedge funds should brace themselves for an increasingly aggressive and alert Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), it has been warned.

Posted on: 02 Feb, 2012
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