Opinions differ on the long-term use of national private placement regimes as an alternative to the AIFMD passport.
Alter Domus’ Anita Lyse and Antonis Anastasiou discuss the merits of the third-party hosted AIFM platform, the solution many managers have adopted when establishing investment funds to be marketed to investors in the EU.
New directive will liberalize regulations for managers during the earliest stages of fundraising.
The European Parliament has approved changes to the pre-marketing of alternatives funds that should make the process easier across the continent.
Addressing differences in the way member states implement rules is likely to be a key part of AIFMD II.
A world full of private equity capital is spurring major reforms in fund domiciles keen to claim a slice of the pie.
Indications that private placement will be phased out anytime soon are likely "some way off the mark," according to a leading lawyer.
A large number of potential issues face firms when the UK leaves the EU which could lead to chaos if not tackled.
With delegation rules a hot topic and the possibility of some investment being withdrawn from UK-focused funds, Brexit is already having an impact.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.
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.

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