Institutional investors increasingly launching operational platforms for hedge funds

An increasing number of institutional investors are building internal operational platforms or umbrella platforms for emerging portfolio managers to leverage upon.

Posted on: 14 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Fund managers urged to have holistic approach to regulatory data gathering

Fund managers need to take a holistic approach towards regulation, particularly when it comes to gathering various data sets for different regulatory reports, according to the head of regulatory change at M&G Investments.

Posted on: 13 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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

AIMA urges authorities to make public aggregated data from regulatory reports

Data obtained from regulatory filings such as Annex IV under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Form PF and Form CPO-PQR, should be aggregated and made publicly available, according to t

Posted on: 17 Sep, 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

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

Alignment needed in firms' internal infrastructure to deal with regulatory reporting

It is essential managers align their internal infrastructure to ensure consistency across their regulatory reports in the US and EU.

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Operational Risk

Deutsche Bank study highlights investor red flag areas

Lack of transparency, inadequate compliance procedures, poor segregation of duties, inexperience and inappropriate valuation policies are the five most frequently cited red-flags in operational due diligence, according to a Deutsche Bank Global Pr

Posted on: 16 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Managers devoting too little time to Annex IV

Managers are at risk of not devoting enough time preparing for their Annex IV reports as required under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 09 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Investors warned against fee pressure on early-stage managers

Institutional investors must not exert downward pressure on hedge fund fees if it compromises the quality of operational infrastructure at those businesses.

Posted on: 09 May, 2014
Posted in: Investors


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