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Private equity managers ought to impose side letters on investors whereby the latter is prohibited through non-disclosure agreements from divulging highly sensitive, confidential information should they receive Freedom of Information (FOI)...

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Private equity managers need to up their ante on mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks following a number of high-profile cases and regulatory interest.

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

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...

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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...

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers are still struggling to implement adequate exit strategies at their outsourced service providers despite the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) tough stance on the issue.

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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...

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Asset managers must embrace mobile apps and other social media technology if they are to remain competitive going forward.

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Technology

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).

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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...

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Pension funds will continue to increase their exposures to hedge funds although fees are likely to face more scrutiny going forward following the high-profile exit from hedge fund investing by California Public Employees’ Retirement System (...

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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