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Navigate the Changing Regulatory, Legal and Tax Landscape
Radio Feature 99: Sona Blessing in conversation with Guenther Dobrauz
 
Tuesday, May 06, 2014

radio Guenther Dobrauz is a Director, Technical and Markets Leader, Regulatory & Compliance Services, at PwC Zurich.
In this podcast, Guenther shares insights on onshore and offshore fund and asset management vehicle structuring, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) licensing of asset managers, banks and securities dealers, registration of funds for public distribution in Switzerland, lifecycle management of investment products, on-shoring of off-shore funds, wrapping alternative investment strategies as UCITS IV, Master-Feeder funds, solutions for asset managers facing new regulations such as AIFMD and the recent revision of the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act.

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Navigate the Changing Regulatory, Legal and Tax Landscape

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  • Q1 - What are the criteria that a fund manager, advisor, distributor needs fulfil to be compliant with the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act, AIFMD? Which entities require a licence from FINMA?

    Duration: 05:45 


  • Q2 - How are, will Swiss-based AIFMs acting as advisors to offshore management entities be affected?

    Duration: 01:14 


  • Q3 - What are the steps involved, the expected cost and time required to in obtain a license from FINMA?

    Duration: 04:37 


  • Q4 - What are the new rules that apply to distributors?

    Duration: 02:34 


  • Q5 - How will this regulation impact a manager’s competitiveness - fund’s performance?

    Duration: 02:54 


  • Q6 - Which entities, managers, advisors, distributors might benefit from being domiciled in the EU, EEA, overseas territories such as Cayman Islands, Dubai, Singapore etc.

    Duration: 03:14 


  • Q7 - What are the tax implications of adhering to this regulation?

    Duration: 01:37 


  • Q8 - Despite this regulation, what could be the opportunities for Swiss-domiciled managers, advisors, distributors, investors?

    Duration: 02:01 



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