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Derek Adler
Wednesday
May 19 '10
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UK
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Derek Adler

New draft regulations under the alternative investment fund manager directive to increase the control over the hedge fund and private equity industry were approved yesterday by EU finance ministers.

George Osborne  agreed on the EU directive on his first visit to Brussels as UK finance minister. Talks will begin on May 31 with a view to outlining a set of rules before the summer break. EU ministers agreed to note the concerns expressed by the UK which hosts about 80 per cent of Europe’s hedge fund industry.

Aima chief executive Andrew Baker warns that if the EU pushes through ...

Derek Adler
Thursday
Mar 11 '10
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Blog
UK
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Derek Adler

Sherri Ortiz, Executive Director of the BVI International Finance Centre (BVI IFC), points out in this recent interview that the BVI had committed to the OECD principles of tax transparency and effective exchange of information and has signed its first Tax information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with the US. You can view the video by clicking here.

I'm also pleased to say that Sherri will also be speaking at our yet to be 'officially' announced BVI House event in June. Her presentation will be entitled "New Era for Financial Services” and will talk about the International community's push for ...

Derek Adler
Monday
Mar 8 '10
Category:
Blog
UK
Contributor:
Derek Adler

Andrew Baker was recently interviewed on CNBC to discuss new regulations for the industry.  The interview, entitled ‘Hedge Fund Regulations in Focus’ can be viewed by clicking here.

 

I'm also pleased to say that Andrew will also be speaking at our yet to be 'offically' announced BVI House event in June. His presentation will be entitled "“Europe’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive - the threat from third country provisions to offshore centres”. Please keep an eye on our event pages for more details as specific dates, times and details emerge.

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