Asset Management & Investment Funds

Latest

531 to 540 of 1745
  • Oversight October 2014 - Updated outline on Hong Kong disclosure of interests Restricted access

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 08 October 2014

    This Oversight provides an overview of the latest guidance from the Securities and Futures Commission in relation to the disclosure of interests regime in Hong Kong.

  • Issues for activist investors Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 08 October 2014

    Video recording and slides available from a session held as part of our CPD Day on 8th/9th October 2014. This session looks at the tools available to, and common issues that may be encountered by, asset managers that undertake activist strategies.

  • Managing conflicts arising out of investment fund structures Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 08 October 2014

    Video recording and slides available from a session held as part of our CPD Day on 8th/9th October 2014. Investment funds are typically structured so as to balance the interests of various stakeholders, including investors and the investment manager. Conflicts of interest typically arise in the ordinary course. Drawing on recent cases and experiences, this talk discusses conflicts of interest, identifying them and managing them and how the associated regulatory, reputational and litigation risks can be mitigated.

  • Senior Managers, Bank Employees and the implementation of the Banking Reform Act Restricted access

    Seminar

    Submitted: 08 October 2014

    Video recording and slides available from a session held as part of our CPD Day on 8th/9th October 2014. The PRA and FCA have published their proposals for implementing the new senior manager, certification and conduct rules regimes for banks under the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013. This talk examines the drivers for reform, the resulting Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards and the current implementation of the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013 as regards bank employees.

  • Structuring challenges for fund managers: US tax, BEPS and other issues

    Seminar

    Submitted: 07 October 2014

    Slides available from a session held as part of our CPD Day on 8th/9th October 2014. A panel of tax partners from Simmons & Simmons and Seward & Kissel consider key US, EU and international tax developments that fund managers need to be aware of, in order to create operational efficiencies and maximise returns for funds and their investors.

  • FCA publishes information on AIFMD Annex IV reporting to UK and non-EEA AIFMs Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 06 October 2014

    This Note summarises the information recently issued to UK and non-EEA AIFMs by the UK’s FCA in respect of their Annex IV reporting obligations under AIFMD.

  • Asset Management Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Newsletter Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 06 October 2014

    This newsletter brings together developments of interest to the asset management sector from Simmons & Simmons and Seward & Kissel’s global network of offices.

  • Coffee, you and MiFID2 - Session 4

    Seminar

    Submitted: 06 October 2014

    Impact on the regulation of commodities business. Plus, impact of MiFID2 on derivatives (25 September 2014).

  • New FCA forms for changes to NURS and QIS Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 03 October 2014

    The FCA has published new forms which UK AIFMs must now use to pre-notify the FCA of material changes to funds, including NURS and QIS.

  • High Court rejects ultra vires defence in ISDA swaps case

    Article

    Submitted: 03 October 2014

    In Credit Suisse International v Stichting Vestia Groep [2014] EWHC 3103 (Comm), a Dutch social housing association was contractually estopped from avoiding liability arising from Transactions under an ISDA Master Agreement, having given warranties as to its capacity to enter into the Agreement and the Transactions, notwithstanding that it did not have capacity to enter into some of the Transactions. In the alternative, it was liable in damages for breach of warranty.

531 to 540 of 1745