Hardwired into the European Union (EU) Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is a mechanism that could enable a non-EU alternative fund manager domiciled outside the EU to become authorised by an EU regulator...more
Last week the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published two papers likely to have a significant impact on the day-to-day operation of investment fund managers in the immediate and medium term....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”).
This alert will be of particular relevance to U.K. alternative asset managers, preparing to submit variation of permission applications to the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority in relation to the Alternative Investment Fund...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