Brexit: Threats and Opportunities From a Leap into the Unknown

Brexit: Threats and Opportunities From a Leap into the Unknown
Author: Hermann Beythan, Partner, Head of the Investment Management Group, Linklaters Luxembourg The vote by the United Kingdom in favor of leaving the European Union on June 23 represents a step into the unknown not only for the UK but the remaining members of the EU.

Swing Pricing: What You Need to Know

Swing Pricing: What You Need to Know
On Sept. 22, 2015, swing pricing gained attention in U.S. markets when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed to permit its use as an anti-dilution mechanism for mutual funds.

Time to choose | 5 options for managers under AIFMD

Time to choose | 5 options for managers under AIFMD

Red or black? Odds or evens? Alternative fund managers have to place their bets soon as the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) looms. Many have already started to assess their options as the July 22 deadline approaches.

In this featured guest blog post, Phil Davis, a freelance journalist who writes for a number of publications, including FTfm, Financial World and Hedge Week, recaps the five main choices for managers under AIFMD as discussed at the 2013 ALFI Spring Conference.

AIFMD 101 | An introduction for U.S. managers

AIFMD 101 | An introduction for U.S. managers
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is changing the regulatory landscape in Europe for anyone marketing private funds to investors there. To help U.S. investment managers understand the new rules, Luxembourg fund industry association ALFI and NICSA have collaborated to produce this guide: [slideshare id=15878089&doc=aifmdintro-130106150122-phpapp01]

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