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State of the European Union: Alternative Lending

Apr 25th, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Debt, Newly Added, Hedge Funds

The state of alternative lending and pertinent regulation within the European Union is the topic of a new white paper co-authored by Allen & Overy, the multinational law firm, and the Alternative Credit Council (an affiliate of AIMA). The paper begins with the observation that over the last four yearsRead More

The EU’s AIFMD and Your Road Show

May 14th, 2013 | Filed under: Access to Alternatives

Shane Brett, of Global Perspectives, makes the point that the "non-European world" is in no position to ignore the implementation of AIFMD. Although the implementation will be gradual, by 2018 any manager from anywhere who wants to bring his road show to a European city will have to be fully compliant. Read More

AIFMD Still Gives ‘Substantial Leverage’ a Number

Jan 2nd, 2013 | Filed under: Access to Alternatives

Under the new directive, if an alternative investment fund manager manages AIFs that employ "substantial leverage," then this AIFM must include in the information it reports to its EU member home state's competent authority the overall level of leverage employed by each fund. That authority may then require further information as it pertains to systemic risk. Read More

AIFMD & the Co-domiciliation question

Aug 28th, 2012 | Filed under: Hedge Funds

Shane Brett addresses the question of co-domiciliation and its effect on the global hedge fund industry.Read More

AIFMD Developments: Movement Away From Flexibility

Apr 29th, 2012 | Filed under: Access to Alternatives

What was clear after even Level 1 adoption last year was that the AIFMD would require managers to disclose a good deal more to their home market authorities than has been their wont; that leverage shall be closely monitored once it is deemed to have been employed “on a substantial basis at the level of the AIF,” and leverage may well be limited outright; further, it was clear that depositary institutions will be saddled with new liabilities. These bullet points might be implemented with various degrees of rigidity, and that is the continuing subject of debate. Read More