Comment: We're all tax-compliant now

Comment: We're all tax-compliant now

Clearly, there's nothing like the publication of a blacklist - or grey list - to get people's attention. »


Comment: It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it...

Comment: It's not what you do, it's the way that you do it...

Mike Stepek, a partner in Geneva office of Hogan & Hartson, examines the contrasting approaches of Switzerland and of the EU and US toward dire »


Comment: Pause for reflection

Comment: Pause for reflection

At first sight, it might seem deeply inappropriate for two sectors of the global fund industry to have held their biggest and most high-profile get »


Comment: Europe strikes a blow for funds' freedom

Comment: Europe strikes a blow for funds' freedom

The European Union is not in wildly good odour with the continent's fund industry at the moment. »


Comment: Does the EU need more financial regulation?

Comment: Does the EU need more financial regulation?

Some members of the financial industry in the UK are up in arms at the European Commission's plans to create a new layer of financial supervision a »


Comment: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Comment: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

Charlie McCreevy, the European Commissioner responsible - albeit reluctantly - for the draft EU Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers, has announced plans for tighter regulatio »


Comment: Funds of hedge funds defy predictions of extinction

Comment: Funds of hedge funds defy predictions of extinction

Funds of hedge funds were widely predicted to become one of the principal casualties of last year's annus horribilis for the hedge fund industry. »


Comment: The impact of Bermuda's new anti-money laundering regime on fund operators and administrators

Comment: The impact of Bermuda's new anti-money laundering regime on fund operators and administrators

Kathleen Moniz (pictured) and Elliot Hubbard of law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman explain the implications for fund management and administration »


Comment: Does Ucits already do the trick?

Comment: Does Ucits already do the trick?

Last month the European Commission rolled out its draft Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, which is designed to bring order and regulation to the supposedly chaotic and stabil »


Comment: Regulation and tax pose dilemma for alternative managers

Comment: Regulation and tax pose dilemma for alternative managers

Will a combination of the UK's plans to increase taxation of the income and pension contributions of its wealthiest residents and the European Unio »


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