The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive will almost certainly apply to investment entities listed under Chapter 15 of the UKLA's Listing Rules. In this white paper, Nabarro's financial services team sets out some of the factors to consider about the AIFMD.
The HK Securities & Futures Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission are working together on the mutual recognition of retail funds authorised in Mainland China and HK. This paper provides details on the proposal for mutual recognition and analyses the practical implications.
The extent to which an offer document for a Jersey Fund is regulated depends on the type of fund and how widely the offer document will be circulated - namely, whether it is a public or private offer. This white paper provides an overview of how to comply with applicable Jersey legislation.
This table provides a basic comparison of key features of BVI and Cayman investment funds in areas including legal structures, types of funds available and regulatory issues.
There is little doubt that 2012-2013 is a period of significant change for the investment funds industry. Understandably, there has been a lot of attention given to the AIFMD, but there have been and will be other developments of considerable importance to the alternative investment funds market.
Alternative funds have for some time been anxious about how their business will need to change in light of the regulatory burden imposed by the forthcoming implementation in the UK of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. This white paper discusses the issues and risks involved.
This white paper offers a review and proposes methods of limiting non-financial risks within the European fund management industry which emerged during the 2007-2008 crisis and undermined the quality of the UCITS label.
The nature and investment profile of infrastructure assets and investment funds using infrastructure as an underlying asset are discussed. This white paper is designed to benefit the entire investment management community and help improve asset allocation and portfolio construction decisions.
This white paper provides an overview of the proposed European Venture Capital Fund Regulation, focused on encouraging venture capital financing. Set to come into force at the same time as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, all key implications are discussed.
An integrated trading and fund platform using the latest technology is one method of increasing effective performance. This article discusses options available for asset managers and investors alike, and how this may improve returns.