Legal & Regulation

Fraud

SEC charges former stock promoter with defrauding investors in Florida real estate venture

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges against a former Florida-based stock promoter currently serving a two-year prison sentence for lying to SEC investigators. »


Report

INREV launches new non-listed real estate industry guidelines

INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles, has launched new industry guidelines at its annual conference in Berlin. »


Monique Meils, Kinetic Partners

Balance is key to whistleblowing programs

Monique Melis (pictured), Global Head of Consulting at Kinetic Partners, the global professional services firm comments on whistle blowers… »


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Orangefield approved as depositary by AFM in the Netherlands

Geneba Properties has obtained an AIFMD licence in the Netherlands whereby Orangefield will act as a depositary. »


Survey

Fund managers still concerned about AIFMD reporting, says Confluence

More than two-thirds (67 per cent) of alternative investment fund managers say they are still concerned about reporting to local regulators, despite nearly all (95 per cent) saying they feel informed on the requirements of AIFMD. »


Tax

Luxembourg and the US sign Model 1 IGA

The US and Luxembourg governments have signed an agreement to improve international tax compliance and to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). »


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CMS Hasche Sigle advises Jamestown on BaFin approval

Jamestown US-Immobilien is one of the first companies to receive authorisation from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to continue to launch, manage and market closed-end real estate funds in Germany. »


Michael Sanders, managing director of Alceda Asset Management

Alceda granted multi-asset AIFM status in Germany

Alceda Asset Management has been granted a licence to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). »


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KNEIP expands service offering to meet regulatory demands in Europe

KNEIP has launched an expanded service offering to help asset managers meet the increased demands posed by regulation in Europe. »


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Carey Olsen advises on landmark Jersey fund restructure

Carey Olsen has advised Gravis Capital Partners (GCP) on the landmark restructuring of two existing Jersey funds, GCP Infrastructure Fund Limited (GCP IFL) and GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited (GCP IIL). »


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