Recap of popular updates covering latest developments in the European Union....more
European investment managers of non-UCITs funds will have to be authorised as an alternative investment fund manager (known as an “AIFM” under AIFMD) under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”) from 22...more
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”), which governs alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”), required EU Member States (“Member States”) to implement the AIFMD into national law as of 22 July...more
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- Dodd-Frank Act – Designation of asset managers as systemically important financial institutions
- Volcker Rule finalised with a more limited application to covered fund activities...more
The UK Financial Conduct Authority’s new guidance on AIFMD remuneration requirements has now provided some clarity for EU and non-EU managers, including relief from many of the requirements for small UK managers....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”).
On November 4, the FCA published a statement on reporting requirements for managers of AIFs (AIFMs) under the AIFMD.
In certain circumstances, firms already authorized as AIFMs will be required to provide regulatory...more
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released proposed guidance on 6 September 2013 on its implementation of the remuneration provisions in the AIFM Directive (the AIFM Remuneration Code) for UK alternative investment...more
The FCA published a second consultation paper on proposals to implement CRD IV for investment firms (CP13/12). CRD IV is a package of major reforms to EU legislation on prudential requirements for credit institutions and...more
Alternative investment fund managers based outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who wish to market their alternative investment funds (AIFs) to European investors are rightly concerned about additional restrictions and...more
UK asset managers may have understood that they had until July 2014 to apply to become Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) under the AIFM Directive (AIFMD). However, in a recent statement, the UK Financial Conduct...more
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