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AIMA Launches Directive Centre Media Resource

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The Alternative Investment Management Association, (AIMA) has launched a Directive Centre on their website as part of an on-going campaign to have the European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers revised. It is […]

AIMA Warns Of Global Impact Of EU Hedge Fund Directive

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has warned that the European Commission’s draft directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers would hit fund managers and investors around the world if […]

Alternative Investment Draft Directive ‘Needs Major Surgery’ – Paul Myners at AIMA Meeting

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Paul Myners, the UK Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury, speaking at an Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) event this morning in London, said, “the UK is not in the business of blocking more stringent […]

Interview: EU law set to discriminate against private equity  

EurActiv.com – European Commission proposals to regulate alternative investment funds discriminate against private equity and favour direct competitors like sovereign wealth funds or maverick businessmen, Javier Echarri, secretary-general of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA), told EurActiv in an interview. […]

AIMA To Mobilise Hedge Fund Industry On EC Directive

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), announced plans to mobilise the world’s hedge fund industry on the European Commission’s draft directive for Alternative Investment Fund Managers. “There are provisions in this directive with potentially serious […]

Draft EU law on hedge funds needs rewriting, says association  

EurActiv.com – The European Commission’s draft directive on hedge fund regulation is potentially ambiguous and needs to be rewritten, an industry body said on Friday (22 May). "The particular problem with the draft directive […] is that it is written […]

French economy minister criticises EU hedge fund plan

Guardian Unlimited – Aspects of a planned European Commission directive to regulate hedge funds do not go far enough and must change to protect investors, French Economy Minister Christine Lagarde said in remarks published on Monday.   The commission is […]

Hedge funds fear political meddling

Stuff – The drafting of the European Commission’s directive on hedge funds was a rush job without proper consultation and looks to have been subject to "undue political pressure," an industry body said. The Alternative Investment Management Association said it […]

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