Hedge fund regulation
Last-minute AIFMD applications may be rushed through by regulator
Investors should be free to pick risky strategies, managers say
As an early adopter of AIFMD, the Malta Financial Services Authority believes the rules should help boost the alternatives business in the island state
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While it is the smallest EU member state, Malta campaigns for development of the financial services sector and the fund industry in particular, keen to make Europe competitive in a global context
While many moan about the EU’s AIFMD and other rules, one fund of hedge funds leader is optimistic the regulations will stimulate activity in Europe and bring assets back to the industry
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The Securities and Exchange Commission has reported data collected under Dodd-Frank showing total regulatory AUM, which includes financial leverage, for hedge funds is over $4 trillion
Hedge fund investors are putting more emphasis on regulatory compliance and independent governance structures as part of their pre-investment and on-going operational due diligence says Deutsche sur...
The amount of regulation hitting the hedge fund industry could put the brakes on development, stifling innovation and raising the barrier to entry for new managers too high, say risk managers
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.