Legal & Regulation

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SEC charges CR Intrinsic analyst with insider trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a former analyst at an affiliate of hedge fund advisory firm SAC Capital Advisors with insider trading.  »


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Simmons & Simmons Frankfurt advises US AIFM on registration of Cayman AIF

The Simmons & Simmons financial services team in Frankfurt has supported a US alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) with the registration of a Cayman alternative investment fund (AIF). »


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SEC charges Jefferies with failing to supervise mortgage-backed securities desk

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Jefferies with failing to supervise employees on its mortgage-backed securities desk who were lying to customers about pricing. »


Michael Sanders, managing director of Alceda Asset Management

Alceda granted multi-asset AIFM status in Germany

Alceda Asset Management has been granted a licence to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). »


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KNEIP expands service offering to meet regulatory demands in Europe

KNEIP has launched an expanded service offering to help asset managers meet the increased demands posed by regulation in Europe. »


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ICMA European Repo Council publishes best practice guide for repo market

ICMA’s European Repo Council (ERC) has launched its updated guide to best practice in the European repo market, setting out standards for the orderly trading and settlement of repos. »


Hedge fund administration

UBS Fund Services launches Depositary "Lite" platform

UBS Fund Services has launched its Depositary "Lite" platform to help managers of offshore funds fulfil the requirements of the Alternative Investment Funds Directive (AIFMD). »


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Up to 90 fund managers to be authorised in Ireland before AIFMD deadline

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has noted a significant uptake in applications by fund managers seeking authorisation in Ireland under the new Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »


Malta

Iconic launches Malta-domiciled hosted funds platform

Iconic is launching a turnkey Malta authorised, EU-compliant hosted-funds platform enabling EU and non EU based fund managers to run their own fully supported and administered funds. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Understanding the role of the depository under AIFMD

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has many moving parts for alternative investment fund managers to get their heads around. But perhaps one of the most salient issues they face – particularly managers running offshore funds – is the requirement to appoint a depository. »


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