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Launching a Hedge Fund in 2016: An Overview for US Managers

Despite a challenging environment for the hedge fund industry, many institutional investors continue to allocate to hedge funds in a market environment otherwise devoid of promising investment opportunities. While the hedge fund…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Securities Law, Taxation

Tough New EU-Wide Cybersecurity Rules in Prospect: The Network and Information Security Directive

Two-thirds of large UK companies have come under cyber attack in the past year, according to the UK Government, and a quarter have been attacked at least once a month. But only half have taken any recommended actions to address…more
| Communications & Media Law, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

United States Further Eases Economic Sanctions on Burma/Myanmar

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) eased certain sanctions against Burma/Myanmar on May 17, 2016, including by allowing most transactions involving Burmese financial institutions…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Luxembourg Legal Publication Regime Becomes Fully Digitalized: RESA Replaces the Mémorial C

Publication of corporate documentation in accordance with Luxembourg law will become fully digitalized. Luxembourg corporate entities – including investment funds – will benefit as instant publication results in savings of time…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

No Expectation of Privacy in Relation to Workplace Emails and Evidence Seized by the Police in the UK

In the recent case of Garamukanwa v Solent NHS Trust the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") held that the Claimant, Mr Garamukanwa, had no reasonable expectation of privacy in respect of emails sent to a work colleague with…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Sentencing of Keys, Responsible for 2010 LA Times Data Breach, Should Remind Companies to Fortify Cybersecurity and Plan Response to Breaches

A federal judge in California recently sentenced a former employee of KTXL Fox40, a Tribune Company-owned television station, to two years in prison for three felony convictions relating to his assistance to the “hacktivist”…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Criminal Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Recent Indian Tax Treaty Changes Affecting Nonresident Investments into India - Termination of Capital Gains Exemption under the India-Mauritius Tax Treaty

India and Mauritius entered into a Protocol amending the double-tax treaty between India and Mauritius (the “2016 Protocol”) on May 10, 2016. Under the 2016 Protocol, following a grace period and subject to a grandfather rule,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Taxation

Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and primary European fund domiciles: April 2016 - Issue 4: European Legal Developments

AIFMD - Updated Q&A - ESMA published an updated Q&A on the AIFMD on 5 April 2015. The new Q&A address notification requirements relating to additional investment in existing Alternative Investment Funds…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and primary European fund domiciles: April 2016 - Issue 4: United Kingdom

PRA and FCA Reject the Position Taken on CRD IV Bonus Cap Proportionality in the EBA’s New Remuneration Guidelines - The PRA and FCA notified the European Banking Authority (EBA) that they will comply with all aspects of…more
| Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

A Contrarian View on the Single-Family Rental Market

More than two years after the first single-family rental securitization, the single-family rental market continues to evolve and grow. The rise of single-family rentals reflects both a demographic shift among the American…more
| Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential, Securities Law

SEC Grants Sub-Advisers No-Action Relief from Custody Rule Audit Requirements

A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) no-action letter issued on April 25, 2016 provides relief from the annual surprise audit requirement of the “Custody Rule” for a registered investment adviser (RIA) participating…more
| Administrative Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and primary European fund domiciles: April 2016 - Issue 4: Luxembourg

CSSF Press Release 16/17 on Global Situation of UCIs and SIFs at the End of February 2016 - CSSF press release 16/17 of 31 March 2016 summarizes the global situation of Undertakings for Collective Investment and Specialised…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

New Semi-Annual Reporting of Risk Data Required for Luxembourg-Domiciled UCITS

The Luxembourg supervisory authority (“CSSF”) recently issued a circular letter (“Circular Letter”) that requires all Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS to provide the CSSF with information – pursuant to the filing of additional…more
| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and primary European fund domiciles: April 2016 - Issue 4: Ireland

New Irish UCITS V Regulations - The European Communities (Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 143 0f 2016 ) (the “Regulations”) which transpose UCITS V into…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and primary European fund domiciles: April 2016 - Issue 4: Germany

Latest Investment Fund Statistics for Germany - The German Investment Fund Association BVI has issued its latest investment statistics report dated 29 February 2016, giving an overview of the net assets and net sales within…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law
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