Thu, Jun 21, 2018
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Global Perspectives' white paper highlights AIFMD compliance requirements

Monday, May 06, 2013

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London: The latest white paper from Shane Brett’s Global Perspectives, reviews the compliance requirements for the AIFMD regulation which comes into force in the 27 countries of the European Union in July 2013. Brett writes: "The main tenets of this wide ranging legislation are now well known throughout the industry. Put simply, AIFMD will change the alternative investment industry forever."

This is the first in a two part Global Perspectives white paper with the second part due in June 2013. The second part will cover fund domiciliation; fund manager liability; investor and regulatory reporting; liaising with Service Providers; Internal organisational change; managing illiquid investments and market opportunities presented by AIFMD.

Right now, Brett says fund managers should be completing a detailed impact assessment to ensure they are ready for AIFMD. He highlights the points of action required.

1. Identifying the AIFM

The very first AIFMD task an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) must complete is to identify who the fund manager really is. The correct AIFM must be identified for each Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) in the investment group. This is crucial because this AIFM will be the one legally responsible for ensuring the AIF is compliant with all AIFMD regulation......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Paper: The performance of stocks actively pitched by hedge funds[more]

    Using a novel dataset drawn from investment conferences from 2008 to 2013, I show that hedge funds take advantage of the publicity of these conferences to strategically release their book information to drive market demand. Specifically, hedge funds sell pitched stocks after the conferences to ta

  2. North America - US fundraising for special purpose acquisition vehicles hits record this year[more]

    From AFR.com: Special purpose acquisition vehicles (spacs) are hitting the US market at the fastest rate on record, attracting the likes of Goldman Sachs and hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb for the two largest such deals in 2018. Spacs have raised $US4.5bn so far in 2018, the largest amount fo

  3. Investing - Man Group and AQR try to take aim at private equity industry, Hedge funds poised to be winners in AT&T-Time Warner deal[more]

    Man Group and AQR try to take aim at private equity industry From FT.com: The popularity of private equity investments has prompted asset managers such as Man Group and AQR to devise strategies that aim to replicate PE returns but at a much lower cost to investors. Both companies a

  4. News Briefs: David Stemerman's hedge fund holdings shrank before his run for governor, nvestment manager TSW triggers succession plan, Alan Howard joins Peter Thiel investing in Cologne-based fintech startup[more]

    David Stemerman's hedge fund holdings shrank before his run for governor But the U.S. holdings of Stemerman's Greenwich hedge fund, Conatus Capital, shrank from $2.6 billion at the apex to just over $1 billion before he announced his move into politics. (Hartford Courant) Inv

  5. British Empire: Pershing's 23% discount 'unsustainable'[more]

    From Citywire: The wide discount on Pershing Square Holdings (PSH) is 'unsustainable' and puts star hedge fund manager Bill Ackman under pressure, says British Empire (BTEM). Pershing is the third largest holding in the £850 million British Empire trust, managed by Joe Bauernfreund, which sp