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With the consultation period for the EMIR review being at an end, ESMA has weighed in at the eleventh hour and given an indication of the changes they propose the Commission make to the regulation as it currently stands.

Posted on: 28 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

You could be forgiven for thinking the term “emerging manager” carries some Darwinian connotations in today’s market. It certainly is no easy feat to survive, let alone thrive, in an increasingly complex and often threatening environment....

Posted on: 19 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Feature

Fund managers must devote sufficient resources and ensure they have their Annex IV - the regulatory report required under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) - fully prepared well-ahead of the next submission deadline so...

Posted on: 18 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

The appetite for alternative UCITS funds continues to grow amid institutional investor demand and regulatory uncertainty around the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 18 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

With the new MiFIR / MiFID2 reporting requirements about to hit the reporting firms, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Reporting clients are confused as to what the main differences between MIFID1 and MiFID2 are, what will change after the...

Posted on: 10 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

David Bailey, group head of marketing at private equity fund administrators Augentius, has warned that the proposed liberalisation of the rules governing the distribution of alternative investment funds (AIFs) in the European Union (EU),...

Posted on: 07 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a 'third country' passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by the Island's funds sector.

Posted on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation
Recognition for Jersey’s regulatory framework for alternative funds and the recommendation that the jurisdiction should enjoy future access to a Europe-wide passport under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been...
Posted on: 05 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Regulation

George Hartigan is global head of project management at GoldenTree Asset Management. Most operational leaders would be more than happy with that. But George Hartigan wants to get back into operations.

Posted on: 04 Aug, 2015
Posted in: Operations

Following the ever-changing regulatory requirements, financial services firms are looking for effective ways to ensure compliance with regulatory reporting regimes like EMIR and MiFID. With the upcoming challenges posed by REMIT (to be...

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

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