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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

Half of managers yet to apply for AIFMD authorisation, survey finds

Nearly half of all alternative investment fund managers have yet to apply for authorisation with their national regulators under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) despite the rules coming into play next week.

Posted on: 14 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Monaco: Gibraltar confident of growth in AIFM applications despite slow start

The number of AIFMs seeking to domicile in Gibraltar is likely to grow despite a somewhat static start. 

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Irish UCITS funds to re-start marketing campaigns in Chile

Managers of Irish UCITS funds are likely to re-start their marketing efforts in Chile, home to some of Latin America’s most sophisticated pension plans, following an 18 month hiatus.

Posted on: 29 Jan, 2014
Posted in: Investors

FFIs in countries where IGAs have yet to be signed face FATCA reporting challenges

Foreign financial institutions (FFIs) operating in jurisdictions where intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) have not been signed by the January 1, 2014 FATCA implementation deadline could find themselves in a quagmire, a government affairs advisor

Posted on: 30 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Fund administrators could struggle with multiple IGA reporting requirements

Hedge fund administrators whose clients operate in numerous jurisdictions could struggle with the multiple FATCA reporting requirements, Deloitte has warned.

Posted on: 23 Apr, 2013

Experts warn on Ucits V remuneration proposals

A proposed EU bonus cap on Ucits funds has spooked US fund managers operating or planning to launch Ucits vehicles, while any remuneration restrictions are likely to the further stymie the migration of absolute return hedge funds onshore, Dechert

Posted on: 26 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

IRS could struggle to reciprocate on FATCA IGAs

The IRS could struggle to reciprocate details on non-US accountholders in US financial institutions with countries which have signed intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) on FATCA, it has been warned.

Posted on: 09 Oct, 2012

Ireland could benefit from German and French restrictions to private placement rules

Ireland’s funds industry could be a net beneficiary if French and German regulators impose restrictions to private placement rules.

Posted on: 26 Sep, 2012
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