This session will look at the forthcoming AIFMD review, examining in detail aspects of the existing regime that could be subject to future change, including delegation, the third-country passport and liquidity risk management. It will explore the perspectives of different stakeholders and provide an overview of what to expect in terms of timelines for future change.
Paul Jennings, Partner and Head of Financial Services Regulatory Advisory and Catherine Brittain, Director in RSM's regulatory advisory team will lead a session focused on the expectations of firms in preventing financial crime. The session will consider some of the key risks in the sector, the current focus of the regulator and the common mistakes which firms make which leads to regulatory scrutiny.
This session will bridge the gap between rules relating to responsible investing and the associated supervisory approach of key authorities. It will explore how supervisors assess whether managers’ ESG approaches deliver on what has been promised to investors, while considering expectations around due diligence in respect of third-party data. It will explore specific challenges in the context of rules and regulation, highlighting supervisory priorities for regulators.
This session will shine a light on key themes in market structure, looking at the role of transparency, the role of OTC and on-venue trading, and the approach taken by regulators to short-selling, focusing on issues relating to public disclosure of short positions. It will provide an opportunity to understand how the trading environment is likely to evolve and the risks and opportunities this might present for a range of different trading strategies.
4:35pm Briefing session | Marking the book: valuation challenges faced by alternative investment managers in a post-pandemic, post-Brexit environment
- Addressing investor demands for more transparency about ESG and valuation
- The U.S. special interest acquisition company (SPAC) boom and its impact on valuations
- The supply chain crisis and its impact on valuations
- Maintaning credibility in your dialogue with investors about valuation
The event will take place under Chatham House rule.