28 April 2011
AIMA has launched an initiative to engage with the Brazilian hedge fund industry and announced the appointment of a local representative, Michelle Noyes of BRZ Investimentos.
07 March 2011
EU policymakers should consider the economic impact of potential restrictions on credit default swaps in sovereign debt, according to AIMA.
01 February 2011
An EU proposal for the public disclosure of the net short positions of individual managers risks distorting financial markets and is not effective in meeting the needs of companies wishing to raise capital, investors seeking efficient risk management or regulators addressing financial stability, according to an independent study. The report by Oliver Wyman, the international management consulting firm, was commissioned by AIMA, and sponsored by Deutsche Bank.
28 January 2011
The global hedge fund industry is not 'un-regulated' or lightly-regulated. Hedge fund managers are already rigorously regulated in all the main jurisdictions in which they operate, and significant new regulation is being introduced internationally. That is according to AIMA, which has supported G20 regulatory initiatives for hedge funds.
17 January 2011
AIMA has called for the implemented form of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive to be flexible, proportionate and based on the principles of openness and transparency in a response sent to the European Securities and Markets Authority.