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Final FCA guidance on AIFM Remuneration Code issuedBy Victoria Goode
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued its final guidance on the application of the Remuneration Code for Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs). For a fuller summary of the provisions of the Code and the guidance, you can read our inbrief here.
Remuneration Code for alternative investment fund managersBy Victoria Goode, Christopher Hitchins, Colin Leckey
On 22 July 2013, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”) came into force, creating a tighter EU regulatory framework for alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”) including managers of hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate and other investment funds. In this inbrief, Victoria Goode, Christopher Hitchins and Colin Leckey discuss the new directive and the implications it will have for alternative investment fund managers.
Area of law: Financial Services11th March 2014, 8:00am - 6:00pm, Palais des festivals, Cannes, 64000, France
Lawyers get nervous as Dimon bites backBy Owen Watkins
Commenting in an article for The Times, Owen Watkins describes JP Morgan head Jamie Dimon's comments as "dangerous" after he dismissed $13 billion of recent settlements with the US Government as "unfair".