06 December 2013
AIMA has announced a new Chair and Deputy Chair of the AIMA Investor Steering Committee (ISC), which features leading institutional investors in hedge funds from around the world and undertakes educational initiatives
11 November 2013
AIMA has announced that Jack Inglis will be the new CEO of the organisation, following the announcement in June 2013 that CEO Andrew Baker would be stepping down.
Hedge fund managers making significant investments to comply with global regulatory changes: industry survey
17 October 2013
A global survey of hedge fund managers reveals that they are making significant investments in their firms' infrastructure to comply with new regulatory requirements. According to The Cost of Compliance, a new report produced by AIMA, the MFA and KPMG, the average spend on compliance was at least (US)$700,000 for small fund managers, $6 million for medium-size fund managers, and $14 million for large fund managers.
11 October 2013
Some key European markets are "gold-plating" the marketing requirements for legacy national private placement regimes (NPPR) over and above those required by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to 'AIFMD: The Road to Implementation', a joint survey by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, and EY.
09 October 2013
AIMA has updated its Guide to Sound Practices for Hedge Fund Valuation. The new edition of the guide takes account of recent regulatory reforms, including a summary of valuation requirements under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The guide also reflects changes in accounting standards since the previous edition was published in 2007, such as the introduction of new international guidance on and disclosures of fair value accounting.