Thomson Reuters Session - April: Investment Management, Hedge Funds & Registered Mutual Funds: What's Happening Now?
Stealth Lawyer: Eli Broverman, Financial Startup Co-Founder
Although AIFMD took effect in key EU member states in 2013, in practice, its one-year grace period largely gave managers of alternative investment funds an opportunity to postpone compliance until 22 July 2014....more
OSC to hold derivatives reporting seminar.
The Ontario Securities Commission announced that it will hold a seminar on January 15, 2014, on the reporting requirements under the new Derivatives Trade Repositories and...more
The SEC recently reminded non-U.S. broker-dealers and advisers with clients that relocate to the United States that they may be required to register under the U.S. securities laws. On July 31, 2013, the SEC sanctioned a...more
In This Issue:
- Overview: Four key ways that US investment advisers are affected by AIFMD
- Marketing funds in the EEA
- Managing EEA domiciled funds
- Sub-adviser to an EEA manager...more
In cases where a US investment adviser appoints an EEA sub-adviser, the parties concerned will need to analyse which entity will be the AIFM. Whether such arrangements relate to group entities or third parties, the parties...more
There has been some uncertainty as to the terms on which non-EEA managers (including US investment advisers) will be able to continue to directly manage the portfolios of EEA domiciled AIFs (e.g. Irish or Luxembourg domiciled...more
From 22 July 2013, subject to certain transitional arrangements, new rules will apply in relation to the “marketing” of AIFs to investors domiciled in or with a registered office in the EEA....more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; and Executive Branch.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -
The past week could be best described by one word. Chaos. In the House, a scheduled...more
On 8 March 2013, The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc (“ISDA”) published the ISDA 2013 EMIR NFC Representation Protocol (the “Protocol”). Adherence to the Protocol provides parties to ISDA Master...more
In this issue:
- NASDAQ Proposes Internal Audit Function Requirement for Listed Issuers
- FINRA’s Frequently Asked Questions on Electronic Blue Sheet Submissions Updated Regarding Order Execution Time
Two recent decisions of the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) on the VAT treatment of investment management services illustrate that this is still an area of some uncertainty that is continuing to evolve. The first decision,...more
Harneys continues to monitor developments related to the EU’s AIFMD with a focus on how it will affect our clients in the Cayman Islands and BVI. The most significant recent development is that the AIFMD Level 2 Regulation...more
On 11 January 2013, HM Treasury published its first consultation on Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) implementation in the UK, entitled "Transposition of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers...more
Adoption of the regulation accelerates implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive throughout the EU.
The European Commission adopted the long-heralded Alternative Investment Fund Managers...more
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