Managers unprepared for AIFMD, says KPMG

A substantial number of fund managers (52%) have still not conducted impact analysis on AIFMD despite the November 2011 advice from ESMA, while 63% are yet to appoint a depositary, a KPMG survey has shown.

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2012
Posted in: Regulation

Hedge Funds Care gala dinner raises £300,000 for charity

Hedge Funds Care UK held its 7th annual London Benefit last week raising more than £300,000 for charity.

Posted on: 12 Dec, 2012
Posted in: Investors

CIMA likely to introduce director disqualification regime, predicts Jones Day

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) is likely to introduce a director disqualification regime to fight substandard corporate governance, an expert has predicted, although added such an initiative would lack teeth.

Posted on: 04 Dec, 2012

Hedge Funds Care UK benefit dinner preview

Hedge Funds Care UK will hold its annual benefit dinner on Thursday, December 6, at the Science Museum.

Posted on: 02 Dec, 2012
Posted in: Uncategorized

ALFI Luxembourg 2012: A Summary

Here are some of the key points from ALFI, which took place in Luxembourg between November 20 and 21.

Posted on: 22 Nov, 2012

FATCA delays no excuse for complacency, says E&Y

Hedge funds should still ready themselves for FATCA implementation and avoid complacency despite delays to the rules, Ernst & Young (E&Y) has warned.

Posted on: 08 Nov, 2012

Deutsche Bank study highlights growing clout of operational due diligence

The level of sophistication and influence wielded by investor operational due diligence teams has grown exponentially since the financial crisis, according to a Deutsche Bank survey of leading funds of funds and consultants, representing $411 bill

Posted on: 29 Oct, 2012

Hedge Funds Care UK to hold Autumn event

Hedge Funds Care UK (HFC) will hold its Autumn Affair at the Rose Club in London on October 25 in aid of vulnerable children.

Posted on: 12 Oct, 2012
Posted in: InvestorsLaunches

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

Uncertainty continues around EU shorting rules

Hedge funds are still in flux about the EU’s latest proposals on short-selling, industry experts have said.  

Posted on: 08 Oct, 2012


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