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ECB warns on hedge-fund regulation

AFP – The European Central Bank has warned that European Union plans to regulate hedge funds and private equity groups could tilt the playing field against EU companies. The ECB’s position could influence the rewriting of proposed rules drafted by […]

ECB says EU hedge fund plans could spark exodus

Reuters – The European Central Bank has warned that EU plans to tighten regulation of hedge funds and other alternative investors risk creating a two-tier playing field that could drive the industry out of Europe. European governments and the European […]

EU directive may cost funds 3.2 billion euros

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity could face more than 3 billion euros in costs and investors could see fund choice shrink by up to 40 percent due to proposed new EU rules, a Financial Services Authority report said. […]

Hedge fund Coupland Cardiff Asset Management threatens to quit London over EU’s Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers

Telegraph.co.uk – Coupland Cardiff’s chief operating officer Deborah Boyce said: “As we invest exclusively in Asia, this Directive will mean that we have no choice but to relocate outside of the EU should we wish to continue to operate.” She […]

Open Europe Hedge Fund Survey Findings

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Based on two surveys of private equity managers and hedge fund managers, carried out during August 2009, Open Europe has published the most comprehensive study to date of the likely impact of the EU’s proposed Alternative […]

Europe Fund Law ‘To Cost $2.8 Billion’ in Year One, Survey Says

Bloomberg – The European Union’s proposed rules for hedge funds and private equity firms may cost as much as 1.9 billion euros ($2.8 billion) in the first year and 985 million euros annually thereafter, an industry survey says. The Directive […]

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 […]

International Hedge Fund Rules May Trigger Migration

Now that some policymakers are shifting out of crisis mode, some of the competitive considerations that dominated regulatory discussions during the tenure of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson are re-emerging. Nowhere is this more apparent than in contrasting approaches […]

MEP says hedge fund law needs refining

Reuters UK – A draft European Union law that will require hedge fund managers to be authorised needs refining to cover other types of alternative investments better, a senior MEP said on Tuesday. The Alternative Investment Fund Managers law is […]

EU hedge-fund rules will lead to IFSC exodus, Dail warned

Independent – A new EU directive aimed at tightening up the regulation of hedge funds could be counter-productive and cause a mass exodus of business from the International Financial Services Centre, a Dail committee was told yesterday. The directive, being […]

Ex-Insight managers launch multi-asset firm

MONACO (Reuters) – Former Insight Investment fund managers Patrick Armstrong and Ana Cukic-Armstrong have launched a new fund management business that will invest in a broad range of assets and seek to beat inflation. The firm, Armstrong Investment Managers, will […]

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