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Hans Messmer
Monday
Jan 4 '10
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Switzerland
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Hans Messmer

Hedge funds managed from Switzerland could be put on a level playing field with European-based funds if the country’s government has its way.Switzerland is to actively pursue efforts to have Swiss-based funds and management companies recognised by the European Union's (EU) proposed alternative investment fund managers (AIFM) directive as well as securing European passporting for funds.


The report noted that a "purely bilateral" solution with EU member states would not be sustainable and instead Switzerland needed to negotiate with the Union and align itself with EU legislation.In a report released by Switzerland's Federal Council on ...

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