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February 2014

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Will the OECD proposed agreement lead to FATCA for all?

A proposed agreement on automatic sharing of tax data between governments, released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), promises to extend the data exchanges included in the US anti-tax-evasion law FATCA to all participating governments – but … More


AIFMD, Blog

ESMA Issues Q&A on Application of the AIFMD

Today the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published Question and Answers (Q&As) on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The purpose of this document is to promote common supervisory approaches and practices in the application of the AIFMD … More


AIFMD, Blog

FCA modifies the “funds under management” rule

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued guidance on the application procedure for modifying the “funds under management” rule.  The guidance on the modification by consent is a temporary measure taken by the FCA. This modification will allow alternative investment fund … More


AIFMD, Blog, Uncategorized

AIFMD Reporting under France’s New Legal Framework on Asset Management

France’s legal framework on asset management solidified with the recent publication of several important texts. On 2 January 2014, the French Parliament adopted the law ratifying Order No. 2013-676 of 25 July 2013 transposing the AIFM Directive, and in doing … More