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James McKnight, Simmons & Simmons

Private funds on the Irish horizon

The Irish funds industry may have some catching up to do in the private funds space, but as the government gears up to introduce a refreshed Investment Limited Partnerships Act, the jurisdiction is expected to see an influx of managers

AIMA and ACC welcome EC’s CMU plan

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and Alternative Credit Council (ACC) have welcomed the publication by the European Commission (EC) of the Capital Markets Union for people and businesses-new action plan (the CMU Action Plan).  AIMA and ACC say their

Arne Bolch, GSK

The Reserved Alternative Investment Funds Act one year on

By Arne Bolch, GSK – On 1 August 2016, the Luxembourg Act on reserved alternative investment funds (RAIF), entered into force. It allowed for the setting up of RAIFs, with their defining feature of indirect supervision by their AIFM rather than direct

Pierre de Backer, Deynecourt

Luxembourg’s limited partnership regime covers all options

In 2013, at the time the AIFM Directive was introduced, Luxembourg’s lawmakers took the opportunity to revamp the two existing limited partnerships with legal personality – the partnership limited by shares (SCA or société en commandite par action) and the

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Luxembourg set to benefit from ‘Brexit effect’

Unless you’ve been on Mars for the last 12 months, you will be only too aware of the chaos that has been uncorked following the UK’s decision, in June 2016, to leave the European Union.  A seminal moment in European

Peter Jakubicka, Circle Partners

Luxembourg’s strength is its regulatory backbone

Luxembourg will always be a very heavily regulated jurisdiction. When the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive was introduced in 2011, the Grand Duchy was well prepared in advance of this new post-financial crisis environment of global regulation.   “I believe

Lee Godfrey, Ogier

Embracing technological innovation to transform asset management

Rather than taking a short-term reactive approach to coping with regulatory change, and the inevitable reporting/data management task that comes with it, asset managers would be best advised to step back and think more long-term.  That’s the view of Lee


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