Fund managers impacted by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) should begin collecting static data from their counterparties to start populating the Annex IV report so as to avoid a mad rush when the deadline approaches.
The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the French regulator, has said it understands some small private equity firms may face challenges providing independent valuation of private assets as mandated under the Alternative Investment Fund Manage
EU regulators should learn from the experiences of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and apply single sided reporting when it introduces reporting requirements for securities financing transactions (SFTs), the Alternative Invest
An alarming number of alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) had wrongly assumed they could market through the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive's (AIFMD) national private placement regimes and passport to organisations and hig
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)
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
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
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).
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