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AIFMD will help ensure Ucits remains simple, says Schroders Investment Management

AIFMD will help preserve the simplicity of Ucits, according to the chief executive of Schroders Investment Management in London, speaking at the ALFI Global Distribution Conference in Luxembourg.

Posted on: 12 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Extra-territorial research of European OTC derivative regulation will drive costs

Both the American and the European initiatives to regulate OTC derivatives have acquired a reputation for extra-territorial implications.

Posted on: 09 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Lack of reporting harmonisation by regulators hindering OPERA's ambitions

European national regulators need to harmonise their AIFMD reporting methodologies before it can be effectively incorporated into OPERA (Open Protocol Enabling Risk Aggregation), Albourne Partners’ risk reporting tool, it has been said.

Posted on: 09 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

FCA approval of depo-lites must be hastened otherwise managers face VOP delays

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) should grant regulatory approval to depo-lites in good time otherwise managers of non-EU hedge funds hoping to operate as AIFMs could be forced to delay their authorisation plans, it has been warned.

Posted on: 04 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Standalone fund administrators considering setting up depo-lites

Standalone fund administrators could create depositary-lite subsidiaries to help them comply with AIFMD instead of having to partner with a custodian bank.

Posted on: 22 Aug, 2013

Firms must register under AIFMD by January 2014, advises FCA

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has urged firms hoping to register under AIFMD to do so before the end of January 2014, or six months ahead of the July 22, 2014 deadline.

Posted on: 07 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Ucits CTAs not finished although further ESMA clampdown still possible

Alternative Ucits Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) are increasingly using exchange traded commodity notes to circumvent the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) clampdown on the use of indices, although a further tightening of the rul

Posted on: 07 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Scarred European investors could return to hedge funds post-AIFMD, says Old Mutual

European investors, which had retreated from hedge funds following the crisis, could start re-allocating to the asset class once the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) comes into effect, according to a senior executive at Old M

Posted on: 06 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Issues for hedge fund COOs in 2013: Part 1

2013 was always going to be a busy year for hedge fund chief operating officers (COOs).

Posted on: 01 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Harmonised AIFMD regulatory reports likely by 2015, says Deutsche Bank

AIFMD regulatory reports are likely to be harmonised across the EU within two years by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), according to the head of Deutsche Bank’s fund services business.

Posted on: 29 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

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