The U.K. government has today published the final text of the 2014 Finance Bill. As discussed in our previous Alert, issued on March 19, the Finance Bill includes...more
Chancellor George Osborne delivered his fifth coalition Budget today. In a wide-ranging statement, there are a significant number of tax-focused proposals that will make changes across the U.K. tax system. Some of these...more
This alert will be of interest to FCA-authorised investment management firms that are registering, or are currently considering registering, as alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”).
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) has published draft guidance on the application of rules on remuneration (the “AIFMD Remuneration Rules”) to FCA-authorized firms, once they become authorized as...more
The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has written to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to confirm that the FCA will comply with the ESMA guidelines relating to remuneration policies under the...more
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is due to take effect in member states of the European Economic Area (EEA) on July 22, 2013. Some EEA member states (including Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg,...more
Our Investment Funds group has received an update on the changes to the private placement rules for marketing of alternative investment funds (“AIFs”) in Germany following the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund...more
The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published today, a policy statement that sets out its responses to the various consultations that have been undertaken in respect of the rules to be adopted by the FCA to...more