Learning to love the AIFMD | Get ready for new private fund regulation in Europe

Learning to love the AIFMD | Get ready for new private fund regulation in Europe
This blog post is co-authored by Marc Saluzzi, Chairman of fund industry association ALFI in Luxembourg  New rules that will affect many alternative funds in Europe will come into effect next year – and U.S.

7 hot topics in European funds . . . in translation

7 hot topics in European funds . . . in translation
Reading about trends in the European mutual funds can give us industry professionals here in the U.S. a bit of a through-the-looking glass feeling. Our counterparts on the other side of the Atlantic seem to be talking about the same things we are — sort of.

Deciphering Eurospeak

Deciphering Eurospeak
If the “Globalisation of fund regulation” panel at the International Bar Association’s 22nd Annual Conference on the Globalisation of Investment Funds yesterday drove one thing home, it’s that the European regulatory system is complex.

Growing interest in NewCITS

Growing interest in NewCITS
“Are you seeing convergence between regulated mutual funds and hedge funds?” was the question I posed to a panel of top fund industry executives from BNY Mellon, Brandes, Ernst & Young, John Hancock and Wells Fargo.

The problem with FATCA

The problem with FATCA
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act was designed to raise $100 billion in revenue for the U.S. Treasury by clamping down on offshore tax cheats. But the cost of compliance has already been raising hackles around the world.

Pozen and Hamacher on UCITS in Financial Times today April 13

Pozen and Hamacher on UCITS in Financial Times today April 13
In an op-ed co-authored by Theresa Hamacher of NICSA, Robert Pozen discusses why European UCITS funds are outgunning their rivals in the United States. Read more here (registration required).

Will Europe become #1 in funds? Pozen and Hamacher say it’s likely.

Will Europe become #1 in funds? Pozen and Hamacher say it’s likely.
Will Europe soon become the world leader in mutual funds, bumping the United States out of its long-held top spot? Bob Pozen and Theresa Hamacher, authors of The Fund Industry: How Your Money is Managed, think that it’s likely, unless the U.S.

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