Jurisdictions fight to attract private capital

A world full of private equity capital is spurring major reforms in fund domiciles keen to claim a slice of the pie.

AIFMD passporting extensions to NPPRs in doubt amid Brexit

Indications that private placement will be phased out anytime soon are likely "some way off the mark," according to a leading lawyer.

AIMA calls for grandfathering provision in Brexit talks

A large number of potential issues face firms when the UK leaves the EU which could lead to chaos if not tackled.

How fundraising is affected by Brexit

With delegation rules a hot topic and the possibility of some investment being withdrawn from UK-focused funds, Brexit is already having an impact. Samuel Brooks of Macfarlanes explores some of the key issues.

Regulation retrospective: 10 years after the financial crisis

The constraints prompted by the global financial crisis could be on the chopping block. In Part I of this regulation special, pfm analyzes the changes since the crash.

Passports low priority for European Commission

Policymakers are focused instead on establishing a smoother-running single market, according to Sven Gentner, head of asset management at the EC.

As Lux would have it

Brexit has created uncertainty for UK fund managers, but the EU 27 will be fine without them, say delegates at the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry’s conference.

Ahead of the pack

The pain UK-domiciled fund managers are feeling now from the Financial Conduct Authority will be worth it in the long run.

AIFMD may capture club deals

Legal experts working off limited guidance are unsure if the AIFMD will define club deals as alternative investment funds, an outcome which would increase GPs' reporting obligations.

Brewing AIFM victory in Germany

The German government is rethinking draft AIFM legislation that was slammed by the industry for its strictness. Here PE Manager and Christian Schatz, a Munich-based partner at SJ Berwin, walk you through the major changes under consideration.

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