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US Hedge Fund Services 2016
US Hedge Fund Services 2016

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 10:28

Continued fee compression, the need for institutional-quality systems and processes, and a desire to reduce the regulatory and compliance burden are just some of the drivers that are pushing hedge fund managers to embrace outsourcing, as revealed in the Hedgeweek Special Report

The 'US Hedge Fund Services 2016' special report comprises 8 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

Christine Waldron, US Bancorp Fund Services

Managers move to partner service providers

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 10:45

Service providers are becoming more of a strategic partner to their hedge fund clients as they look to provide a suite of services that go beyond a single solution proposition.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Outsourcing reduces costs but HFs still need to manage risk

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 10:39

Continued fee compression, the need for institutional-quality systems and processes, and a desire to reduce the regulatory and compliance burden are just some of the drivers that are pushing hedge fund managers to embrace outsourcing. »

Scott Price, Maitland

Outsourcing the EU regulatory burden to ease fatigue

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 10:52

By Scott Price, Maitland – It is fair to say that regulatory fatigue has set in when it comes to the European Union market. This has been brought about in particular by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »

Tony Fischer, UMB Fund Services

Registered private funds offer greater leeway

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 10:58

Much is made of '40 Act alternative mutual funds but with their myriad investment restrictions and daily liquidity provisions, the lesser-known registered private fund could be a more compelling proposition for hedge fund managers. »

Geoff Ruddick, IMS Fund Services

Spotlight – a decade of independent governance

Tue, 15/11/2016 - 09:01

In this Q&A, Geoff Ruddick of IMS Fund Services explains why ‘governance is not a game’, and how capacity, form over substance, and board composition, remain fundamental issues…  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

AIFMD: More jazz than classical for US managers

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 11:14

Despite the so-called uniformity of the EU, the pan-European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is still being interpreted and applied by individual EU Member States. In theory it is meant to act as a standard framework to oversee the activities of AIFMs, but with National Private Placement Regimes still running, overseas fund managers are finding that navigating the different reporting requirements is a minefield. Different regulators simply have different takes on the Directive.  »

Jeffrey Rosenthal, Anchin, Block & Anchin

Form ADV amendments increase compliance demands

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 11:19

The SEC has recently adopted amendments to its Form ADV. Included are provisions that attempt to get a clearer handle on the extent to which Advisers are using outsourced chief compliance officers, placing even greater scrutiny on smaller managers who are more inclined to outsource the CCO function. »

David Payne, Circle Partners

Turnkey solutions for start-up managers

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 11:25

Circle Partners is a global financial services specialist that provides its clients with a range of fund administration services and one-stop-shop services for start-up managers looking for the most efficient route to market.  »

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