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In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has landed. The EU-led legislation – designed to promote better standards and transparency within Europe’s...

Posted on: 22 May, 2015
Posted in: Feature

Guy Hands was the star turn at the Guernsey Fund Forum in London on Thursday. Having lived on the island for seven years, the chairman and CIO of Terra Firma Capital Partners has already proved that Guernsey is not just a tax haven. In fact,...

Posted on: 22 May, 2015
Posted in: Feature

COOConnect spoke to Chris Sagovac, Managing Director at Benefit Trust, about why the industry needs a fund of funds portfolio management system, the benefits to fund managers, the benefits to fund administrators and what custodians are getting...

Posted on: 20 May, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

There is speculation as to which offshore jurisdictions will benefit from the pan-EU marketing passport afforded under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 19 May, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

Institutional investors have been urged to carefully monitor the custodian agreements they have signed if they invest in a managed account or fund of one that is not subject to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) or UCITS V...

Posted on: 18 May, 2015
Posted in: Investors

The 2015 Guernsey Fund Forum took place in London on 14 May - here is a summary of the key points from the conference.

Posted on: 15 May, 2015
Posted in: Operations

COOConnect spoke to Lize Griffiths, a Partner at Deloitte (Luxembourg), about European Long Term Investment Funds (ELTIFS) and the compliance obligations surrounding them, during the recent ALFI Conference in London.

Posted on: 14 May, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

It is inevitable that regulators are going to force fund managers to disclose to the authorities information as to whether they have been subject to a cyber-attack, according to KPMG.

Posted on: 14 May, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

COOConnect spoke with Andy Woolmer, Managing Director at New Change FX, about the money fund managers are squandering by failing to manage their FX costs, the 4 o'clock fix and how relevant this is to managing FX costs effectively, and how the...

Posted on: 12 May, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

The regulators in Luxembourg and Belgium have not formally put in writing their decision to force non-EU alternative investment managers (AIFMs) distributing non-EU feeder AIFs through national private placement regimes to include the master fund...

Posted on: 11 May, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

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