Legal &amp; Regulation http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/65/all en Product and legal innovations keep Ireland one step ahead http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/11/20/213280/product-and-legal-innovations-keep-ireland-one-step-ahead <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Ireland&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Ireland funds" >Ireland funds</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>It is highly anticipated that Ireland will have a new corporate vehicle for Irish funds in place by the end of 2014: the Irish Collective Asset-Management Vehicle or ICAV.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Special Reports Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:21:43 +0000 James.Williams 213280 at http://www.hedgeweek.com FATCA: What's everyone else doing? http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/26/210538/fatca-whats-everyone-else-doing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>By Dawn Howe (pictured) and Michael Padarin,&nbsp;Walkers &ndash;&nbsp;</strong>From the point of view of a Cayman Islands investment funds lawyer it seems as if FATCA dawned on most clients around January 2014, even though it&#39;s been gestating for a number of years.&nbsp; The wake up call was usually a GIIN request from the client&#39;s prime broker, resulting in a scramble to get up to speed and implement a FATCA compliance program within their fund complex.</p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:15:00 +0000 mkitchen 210538 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Omni Partners obtains licence under AIFMD http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207774/omni-partners-obtains-licence-under-aifmd <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has approved Omni Partners&rsquo; application for an authorised licence under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:02:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207774 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Capita Financial Managers (Ireland) granted AIFM licence http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207756/capita-financial-managers-ireland-granted-aifm-licence <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Ireland&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Ireland funds" >Ireland funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Capita Financial Managers (Ireland) Limited has been granted an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) licence by the Central Bank of Ireland.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:06:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207756 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Reporting should be key focus for UK AIFMs http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/22/207734/reporting-should-be-key-focus-uk-aifms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Andrew Shrimpton (pictured), global head of regulatory compliance at Kinetic Partners, on what the next focus for UK AIFMs should be following the end of the AIFMD transitional period&hellip;</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:48:40 +0000 mkitchen 207734 at http://www.hedgeweek.com All companies in La Française Group are now authorised AIFMs http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/22/207704/all-companies-la-fran%C3%A7aise-group-are-now-authorised-aifms <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=France&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all France funds" >France funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>La Fran&ccedil;aise Group has obtained AIFM&nbsp;approval for all its management companies.</strong></em></p> UCITs Legal & Regulation Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:04:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207704 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AIFMD will bring ‘greater stability’ http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207681/aifmd-will-bring-%E2%80%98greater-stability%E2%80%99 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Arnaud Claudon, head of depositary banking, BNP Paribas Securities Services, says AIFMD will bring &lsquo;greater stability&rsquo; to European alternatives market&hellip;</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:54:21 +0000 mkitchen 207681 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Full compliance still some way off as AIFMD deadline arrives, says BNY Mellon http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207653/full-compliance-still-some-way-aifmd-authorisation-deadline-arrives-says-bny-mello <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>There is a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on the eve of the deadline for Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) authorisation, according to research by BNY Mellon.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:12:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207653 at http://www.hedgeweek.com NFA fines New York firm Forex Capital Markets USD200,000 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207647/nfa-fines-new-york-firm-forex-capital-markets-usd200000 <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The National Futures Association (NFA) has ordered Forex Capital Markets (FXCM), a registered retail foreign exchange dealer located in New York City, to pay a USD200,000 fine.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:08:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207647 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Two thirds of alternative managers are ready for AIFMD http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/21/207646/two-thirds-alternative-managers-are-ready-aifmd <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Funds by country" >Funds by country</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Two thirds (64 per cent) of funds are ready for the deadline for implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) on 22 July, according to a global survey of alternative investment fund managers.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:27:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207646 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Interactive Data launches solution to address AIFMD requirements http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/18/207598/interactive-data-launches-solution-address-aifmd-requirements <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Interactive Data, a provider of independent evaluated pricing and reference data services, has introduced a solution to help financial institutions address the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207598 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Thomas Murray Data Services launches risk solution for depositary banks under AIFMD http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/18/207591/thomas-murray-data-services-launches-risk-solution-depositary-banks-under-aifmd <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Thomas Murray Data Services has launched a suite of products and has been working with a number of depositary banks to provide a total risk solution to ensure depositary bank compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207591 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Chatham Financial expands regulatory services ahead of EMIR and AIFMD deadlines http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/17/207525/chatham-financial-expands-regulatory-services-ahead-emir-and-aifmd-deadlines <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Chatham Financial has launched new services within its consulting practice and ChathamDirect Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to help fund managers navigate the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Technology and software solutions Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207525 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SEC adopts first instalment of rules for cross-border security-based swap activity http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/17/207533/sec-adopts-first-instalment-rules-cross-border-security-based-swap-activity <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) re-started its rulemaking for security-based swaps (SBS) under the Dodd-Frank Act by adopting a first instalment of rules that are applicable to SBS involving persons and entities located outside the US.</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Trading & Execution Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:17:21 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207533 at http://www.hedgeweek.com BNY Mellon gets AIFMD authorisation from the UK FCA http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/16/207405/bny-mellon-gets-aifmd-authorisation-uk-fca <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-11-30&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>BNY Mellon has received formal approval from the UK&rsquo;s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide trustee and depositary services to alternative investment funds (AIFs) under the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD).</strong></em></p> Legal & Regulation Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 207405 at http://www.hedgeweek.com