Friday, October 31, 2014

ANALYSIS: The U.S. Volcker Rule: Five Cross-Border Implications

August 19, 2014 by  
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The “Volcker Rule” is designed to reduce risk and banking system instability. This article identifies five key areas where the Volcker Rule may directly affect the investments, activities, and business operations of non-U.S. entities…

SPECIAL REPORT: Implementing the U.S. Volcker Rule: The ‘Covered Fund’ Restrictions

June 23, 2014 by  
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This is the second part of a two-part Special Report exploring the requirements and issues for compliance with the final Volcker Rule regulation issued by five U.S. federal agencies…

ANALYSIS: Steps Non-EEA Private Fund Managers Should Be Taking Before the EU AIFMD Transitional Period Ends July 22, 2014

June 17, 2014 by  
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This article recommends steps non-EEA managers of hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment funds that raise funds or are otherwise active in the EEA should now be taking…

Germany’s New Investment Funds Law Goes Beyond the EU AIFMD: What Foreign-Based Alternative Investment Funds and Their Managers Should Know

April 11, 2014 by  
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The past few years have seen momentous changes in the rules and regulations that govern the investment industry (AIFMD) in the European Union as a whole and Germany as one of its member states. The regulatory landscape has changed significantly at both levels…

ANALYSIS: Germany’s New Investment Funds Law Goes Beyond the EU AIFMD: What Foreign-Based Alternative Investment Funds and Their Managers Should Know

March 31, 2014 by  
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The past few years have seen momentous changes in the rules and regulations that govern the investment industry in the European Union (EU) as a whole and Germany as one of its member states. The regulatory landscape has changed significantly at both levels…

Trends in Insider Trading Investigations Part I: How to Navigate Political Intelligence

November 20, 2013 by  
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Hedge funds and other institutional investors turn to various sources of information in connection with their investment research and diligence activities…

Hedge Fund Governance and SEC Enforcement Proceedings

October 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Financial Services

This article explores some of the conflicts and governance issues the limited partnership, its general partner and its management company can face during crises where their principals confront allegations that can result in a bar or suspension from the industry and disgorgement of illegally obtained profits and penalties from and against the fund…

ANALYSIS: The Diverse and Disparate Transposition of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

October 17, 2013 by  
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After years of controversy, negotiation, and anticipation, the wait is over: The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), “one of the most rigorously debated pieces of financial regulation ever to emerge from the EU,” finally came into force across the European Economic Area (EEA) on July 22, 2013…

The EU Financial Services Regulatory Reform Agenda: What More Are We Waiting For?

September 27, 2013 by  
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It has been six years since the onset of the financial crisis, and the EU regulatory landscape is still being overhauled with unprecedented vigour…

SPECIAL REPORT: The EU Financial Services Regulatory Reform Agenda: What More Are We Waiting For?

September 9, 2013 by  
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It has been six years since the onset of the financial crisis, and the EU regulatory landscape is still being overhauled with unprecedented vigour…

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