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The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has prompted strong growth in European fund domiciles, with total Assets under Management (AuM) in the EU growing by 13 per-cent to $3.7 trillion, according to a study by the Association...

Posted on: 25 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

There are questions as to whether depositary banks with assets held in sub-custody at US prime brokers will be subject to strict restitution liability under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) for assets lost during re-...

Posted on: 24 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Low volume swaps users including fund managers and institutional investors could exit derivatives if the Financial Stability Board (FSB) suspends counterparties’ early termination rights on swaps transactions during US bankruptcy proceedings.

Posted on: 21 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

COOConnect spoke to Bill Pew, CEO, of INDOS Financial, about the demand, costs and general interest in depositary services...

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Fund platforms are transforming the distribution funds in Europe, and the relationship between fund managers and fund distributors. Dominic Hobson spoke to Edouard Bokuetenge, chairman of the Fund Platform Group, about the changing regulatory and...

Posted on: 19 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

More than 75 per-cent of pension funds plan to increase their risk appetite over the next three years with a growing number bolstering their allocations into alternative asset classes such as hedge funds and private equity, according to a study...

Posted on: 18 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Since 2008 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has under Section 457A of the United States tax code taxed performance fees left by fund managers in the offshore funds they manage, even if the manager does not actually receive the money. However,...

Posted on: 17 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

An increasing number of institutional investors are building internal operational platforms or umbrella platforms for emerging portfolio managers to leverage upon.

Posted on: 14 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Fund managers need to take a holistic approach towards regulation, particularly when it comes to gathering various data sets for different regulatory reports, according to the head of regulatory change at M&G Investments.

Posted on: 13 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Data providers and to a lesser extent consultants must be wearier in certain EU jurisdictions about breaching rules surrounding reverse solicitation under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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