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    AIFMD II at last
    Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 22:10

    After much delay the European Commission has at last published its revisions to  the AIFM Directive, popularly known as AIFMD II. Changes focus on delegation, liquidity management, marketing, loan origination and depositaries.

    Launch of the Ireland-UK Forum
    Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 22:00

    As there will be regulatory divergence, between Brussels and London, the Tracker has launched an occasional Forum to discuss what this means for the closely connected Irish and UK fund industries. Highlights of the first gathering.

    No equivalence? No problem
    Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 21:55

    Many have lamented the failure of the EU and UK to strike an agreement on equivalence. But, according to research from EY, it has made little difference to the City’s status. Nor has it caused problems for UK fund managers – at least yet.

    New SFDR obligations
    Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 21:52

    ESMA has announced new obligations for product disclosures for the SFDR, as a result of market concerns that its current Article 8 and 9 categories could lead to an increase in greenwashing. The SFDR’s Level 2 is due to come in next July.

    Fund structuring trends survey results
    Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 17:23

    IFI Global has conducted the first ever research study, with US based alternative managers, on their international fund structuring. It covers fund jurisdictional preferences, structures used, fund governance, views on ManCos and much else.