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AIFMD evaluation: watch this space

The European Commission’s recent evaluation of the directive leaves the industry unsure as to what will happen next

Post Brexit rules come to light

The FCA announced replacement rules for investment firms, namely a new prudential regime that may hit PE houses

European Commission evaluates impact of AIFMD

The survey assessed whether specific rules are considered effective, efficient, coherent and relevant by stakeholders

Comment: A decade of fund finance in Luxembourg

More competition plus an increasingly complex regulatory environment requires greater sophistication and specific LPA provisions, writes Wildgen's Michael Mbayi

ESMA outlines plans for fund fees and expenses

The guidance responds to calls for improving convergence across national regulators in their approach to fund costs

ESMA updates MiFID II compliance guidelines

The final draft replaces the 2012 guidelines and provides more clarity on implementation and supervision of new MiFID II compliance function requirements

COVID-19: Economic substance adjustments

Could temporary measures drive global consensus on economic substance requirements?

5 minutes with… Troy Pospisil, InCloudCounsel

InCloudCounsel founder and CEO Troy Pospisil discusses the advantages of digitising legal contracts

The increasingly public world of private equity

In late January, the IPEM conference in Cannes brought together almost 3,000 delegates, spanning all corners of the industry. The key takeaway was that private equity is an increasingly public affair

Craic on

Reforms to Ireland’s LP structure will likely be legislated in early 2020, however, after years of promises, what will actually be legislated and will PE care?

Romania approves New AIF Law

Updated law better aligns Romania with recent EU developments

AIFMD II: WTF? (What the fund, obvs)

Following a review of the AIFM Directive in 2017, where are we now, what has happened, will there be an AIFMD II?

Fund structures are so last season

As new waves of regulation continue to hit private equity, managers are quietly shifting to the peaceful waters of deal-by-deal investing

Standardisation: not the whole story

Aims to improve and create efficiencies for the reporting of fees and expenses are valiant but templates only tell part of the story

Chance of clear skies

A new approach to solving PE’s reporting conundrum

In or out? Tackling back office complexities

AltaReturn whitepaper details new approaches to running the back office

The enforcers: Autorité des Marchés Financiers

France’s bid for post-Brexit business opens our global series on regulators

Appetite mounts for standardised performance reporting

Compliance with GIPS rules can be factor in GP searches by consultants, survey shows

AnaCap’s Edwards on outsourcing and regulations

Final instalment of our discussion with AnaCap COO Michael Edwards explores outsourcing and regs