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Strong EU leadership required to manage uncertain times ahead

It has been suggested that a difficult period for both Europe and the UK within Europe could be set to follow the elections that will be taking place over the coming months.

Posted on: 23 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Feature

What the FCA wants managers to disclose to them in return for an AIFM licence

This being the end of the week that saw the dreaded Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) come into effect throughout the European Union, it is an obvious opportunity to look at what managers have to tell regulators to be authoris

Posted on: 29 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Hedge Fund News - Week ending July 26

Here are the biggest hedge fund news stories for the week ending July 26. 

Posted on: 26 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Investors

UK managers should register as AIFMs no later than Q1 2014, says Cordium

UK hedge fund managers using the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) one year transitional period to meet their AIFMD compliance obligations have been advised to register as AIFMs no later than the end of Q1 2014, according to Cordium, the complia

Posted on: 16 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Bill Prew of INDOS Financial continues his monthly blog of AIFMD developments.

Bill Prew of INDOS Financial continues his monthly blog of AIFMD developments.

Posted on: 01 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

This week's top hedge fund news

Here is a summary of the biggest hedge fund news stories for the week ending June 14.

 

Posted on: 14 Jun, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Uncertainty over AIFMD could prompt AIFMD II, warns Conservative MEP

Uncertainty about key aspects of AIFMD, such as the future of private placement and third country agreements, could facilitate the creation of an AIFMD II, warned Syed Kamall, Conservative Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for London, and a

Posted on: 03 May, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

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

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