Britain considers new rules for funds

The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) and British treasury looking at ways in which retail-oriented funds of alternative investment funds (FAIFs) can grow in the UK.

The FSA is consulting on proposals to introduce FAIFs as part of the existing non-Ucits retail schemes regime. This will allow retail consumers greater access to funds investing in long/short strategies. The FSA is also proposing FAIFs be allowed to be feeder funds

In a separate move the treasury is to introduce regulations

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