AIFs and UCITS – What’s next…? Part 2
SGSS European Roadshow
Such has been the pace of regulatory change in recent years that there now appears to be a degree of overlap between UCITS V and AIFMD as European regulators and the European Commission commit to enhancing investor protection, not just in UCITS funds but all alternative investment funds. With UCITS V now live, there are areas of common ground with AIFMD, principally regarding the depositary liability sanctions regime and the remuneration regime.
To canvass a range of different opinions on UCITS V and AIFMD, and the extent to which these two regulatory bodies are moving towards a single orbital path, Societe Generale Securities Services undertook a European roadshow throughout March, hosting panel sessions in the following five European cities:
This second section will now present the key findings that arose from the panel sessions.
How does the regulatory framework impact the (UCITS) brand?
How do asset managers and asset servicers plan to operate during this period of uncertainty before implementation of...
Are there any known changes planned for AIFMD II and UCITS VI?
Will we see convergence of AIF and UCITS regulation? Will this result in a single rulebook?
Some country-specific questions were discussed during the European roadshow. Below is a selection of key findings:
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