Asset managers continue to face significant regulatory challenges. Many of these new regulations are significant and will cause upheaval and change in the sector. Savvy Investor has curated many of the best papers from around the web.
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This comprehensive 60 page analysis argues that regulatory drivers are now becoming the key forces of change in the hedge fund industry. It examines the changes to industry structure resulting from such issues as; the exit of proprietary trading talent from sell-side corporations; the impact of increasing AUM at hedge funds, future increases in the cost of financing emanating from Basel III; new regulations.
This 14 page document is informed by interviews with North American asset owners and investment managers between May and December 2014, seeking to understand how they manage compliance programs.
Asset managers competing in an increasingly global sector will need to take into account the increasingly international (and often competing) nature of regulatory developments in their key target markets. Allen & Overy summarises here some of the key Asia-Pacific, European, U.S. and tax developments that will impact asset managers, looking at the policy behind each, the likely impact and timelines for implementation.