Tag: Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

“AIFMD action needed now” says KPMG in the Channel Islands

“AIFMD action needed now” says KPMG in the Channel Islands

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The practical implications of dealing with the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) in Guernsey were explored at a recent seminar held by KPMG in the Channel Islands. Over the last two years, the firm’s AIFM team has been working with clients to address the requirements of the directive.  The seminar provided an opportunity […]

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Guernsey event shows practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

Guernsey event shows practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nearly 200 fund managers and advisers attended a Guernsey event in London this week to hear the practical aspects of implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The event, ‘AIFMD: Practical aspects of implementation’, was held on Tuesday 5 November at the recently refurbished Rosewood London. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, […]

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Guernsey event on AIFMD proves popular

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 200 people have registered to attend a Guernsey event in London on Tuesday 5 November which will examine the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The event, ‘AIFMD: Practical aspects of implementation’, is being held at the recently refurbished Rosewood London and will see funds experts consider Guernsey’s dual regime approach to […]

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AO Hall conference to explore advantages of the AIFM Directive

AO Hall conference to explore advantages of the AIFM Directive

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE advantages and implications of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will be placed under the spotlight at an AO Hall conference. A panel of local and off-island specialists will address the advantages, as well as offer practical advice on the additional requirements that the AIFMD may impose on Guernsey funds and fund managers. […]

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Guernsey’s dual regime interests US fund managers

Guernsey’s dual regime interests US fund managers

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Guernsey’s intention to operate a dual regime for the distribution of funds into both EU and non-EU countries in response to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), has been met positively by fund managers in the US. A funds delegation from Guernsey has returned from the US after attending the International Bar Association (IBA) […]

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200+ hear Guernsey’s position on AIFMD

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

More than 200 fund managers and advisers attended a Guernsey AIFMD Masterclass in London this week to hear how the Island’s plans for a dual regulatory regime mean it is perfectly positioned to continue to service clients in the wake of the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). Held at the Grand Connaught Rooms […]

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Seminar set to help managers navigate AIFMD

Seminar set to help managers navigate AIFMD

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Funds experts from Guernsey and the UK are set to take to the stage in London to help fund managers and their advisers navigate the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The panellists will look at how publication of the final Level 2 rules at the end of last year means that fund managers […]

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Guernsey is well advanced on AIFMD preparations

Guernsey is well advanced on AIFMD preparations

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Guernsey is already well on the way to introducing a funds regime which is compliant with the EU’s proposed Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The final Level 2 rules for the detailed implementation of AIFMD were published on 19 December 2012. However, Guernsey has already begun drafting new regulations to create a regime which […]

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Guernsey plans dual regime for AIFMD

Guernsey plans dual regime for AIFMD

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Guernsey is planning to have two parallel regulatory regimes for investment funds as a way to best meet client needs when the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) comes into force. Fiona Le Poidevin, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the Island’s finance industry, has today reiterated Guernsey’s intention to […]

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