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Global FATCA is imminent, says SEI

A global Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) or GATCA is imminent, a senior executive at SEI has warned. 

Posted on: 14 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Fund managers still grappling with FATCA requirements, says SEI

Investment managers are still coming to grips with their obligations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) despite the registration deadline for initial Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) being just one month away, according to a

Posted on: 26 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

ALFI: Luxembourg bolstering tax transparency, says finance minister

Luxembourg is bolstering its tax transparency and is likely to sign its intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the US on FATCA by the end of this month, according to the country’s finance minister.

Posted on: 18 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Legal

FATCA guidance welcomed although challenges remain

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published the draft agreement for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) reporting directly to the IRS and those conveying information through the model two intergovernmental agreement (IGA) as mandated under

Posted on: 04 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

COOs deliver a message to portfolio managers

If SunGard commissions the Aite Group to survey hedge fund managers, we can be confident that the technology and outsourcing vendor will be delighted if the respondents say they are going to increase their technology expenditure and outsource more

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Operational Risk

FATCA biggest regulatory challenge for managers, says survey

FATCA ranks as the biggest regulatory challenge for hedge fund managers, according to a study by Sungard, the technology vendor and Aite Group, a consultancy.

Posted on: 09 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Experts urge regulators to impose tougher risk controls on HFT and automated trading

Regulators need to impose tougher risk controls on automated and high-frequency trading (HFT) in light of the Knight Capital fiasco, experts including the Managed Funds Association (MFA) have urged.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2012
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