Monday, April 21, 2014

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  
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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…

ANALYSIS: U.S. District Court Decision in Tourre Case Extends SEC’s Reach for Foreign Transactions Involving Domestic Offerings

August 2, 2013 by  
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A recent decision by Judge Katherine Forrest of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York clarified the scope of the ability of the SEC to pursue fraud charges in foreign securities transactions involving domestic offerings…

The European Commission’s New Regulation to Implement the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

January 17, 2013 by  
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The EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFM Directive) introduces several harmonised requirements for managers of alternative investment funds. This Special Report focuses on several important issues and looks at some of the provisions that have provoked considerable controversy…

ANALYSIS: The European Commission’s New Regulation to Implement the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

January 9, 2013 by  
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The EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFM Directive), which must be transposed into the national law of all EU Member States by July 22, 2013, introduces several harmonised requirements for managers of alternative investment funds…

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