US hedge funds threaten EU boycott

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Scores of US hedge funds may stop actively marketing their funds to European investors once the transition period for EU's alternative investment fund managers directive (AIFMD) expires on July 22, 2014.

The move is a response to AIFMD's transparency rules, which require non-EU hedge funds actively offering investment products in the region to disclose sensitive information. The reporting requirements are extensive and cover everything from the fund's leverage and liquidity profile to its asset

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