AIFMD

RAuM methodologies in Annex IV and Form PF could lead to fund managers being dubbed SIFIs

The reporting methodologies for Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) at fund managers used by Form PF in the US and Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) could result in regulators imposing bank-style rules

Posted on: 30 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD brand will take less time to emerge than UCITS

 An AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) brand akin to UCITS could emerge in the long-term although it will take less time to develop than UCITS, according to Multifonds.

Posted on: 28 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Investors

US managers "reluctantly embracing" AIFMD

US fund managers are “reluctantly embracing” the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) as question marks are increasingly raised about the viability of reverse solicitation, according to Dechert.

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Organisations comment on AIFMD going live

With the go-live date of 22 July having arrived and the rules now coming into effect, many organisations have released statements regarding AIFMD which can be seen below. 
 

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Compliance shortfall at managers with AIFMD, finds BNY Mellon study

There is a significant compliance shortfall among managers with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which is due to be implemented today, according to a study by BNY Mellon in conjunction with FTI Consulting.

Posted on: 22 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

COOConnect Guide to AIFMD: Contents page

Download the URL-hyperlinked contents page to the Guide below.

For best usability, open the downloaded PDF in Adobe (rather than as a webpage).

 

Posted on: 22 Jul, 2014

Bulk of sub-threshold managers seeking to become AIFMs

The overwhelming majority of sub-threshold managers are electing to become AIFMs under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which comes into effect tomorrow.

Posted on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

US managers should not be short term on AIFMD

That US fund managers remain dispirited by the very soon-to-be-implemented Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is hardly a secret.

Posted on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Thomas Murray Data Services unveils counterparty monitoring tool for depositaries

Thomas Murray Data Services has launched a counterparty monitoring service for depositary banks to help them attain compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD will have negative impact on hedge fund industry, says Preqin

More than half of hedge fund managers believe the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will have a negative impact on the industry, according to a survey by Preqin.

Posted on: 17 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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