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How global fund managers should approach Swiss investors now

COOConnect spoke to Roman Pelka of Montfort Funds about the effects of the CISA-CISO regime on hedge funds in Switzerland.

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

AIFMs outsourcing Annex IV to fund admins could be forced to disclose data to investors

Firms outsourcing the compilation and submission of their Annex IV to fund administrators could find themselves under pressure to disclose the document to investors if administration costs are borne by the fund.

Posted on: 15 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Outsourcing

GAIM Ops: Emerging managers warned on challenges

Managers need Assets under Management (AuM) of between $100 million and $150 million if they are to break-even amid growing regulatory scrutiny and pressure from investors to institutionalise their businesses.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Launches

GAIM Ops: Managers urged to collect static Annex IV data

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.

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AMF sympathetic to valuation challenges facing private equity

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

Posted on: 06 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

EU regulators must learn lessons from EMIR when implementing SFT rules

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

Posted on: 02 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMs wrongly assumed they could market to investors not in compliance with MiFID

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

Posted on: 02 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Clarity required on reverse solicitation

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

Central Bank of Ireland urges EU and US to harmonise regulatory reports

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

CFTC harmonisation with SEC to have limited impact on JOBS Act take-up

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

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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