Funds Bulletin 2017

Insights

Funds Bulletin 

January 2017

The Deloitte Funds Bulletin delivers you our latest updates and insights on industry developments. We hope you find this edition useful and please contact us if you have any queries.

Performance Magazine -January 2017

In this edition of Performance Magazine, we thought it would be interesting to take a closer look at some of the issues facing a sub-sector of the industry—the alternatives sector.

We were fortunate to have Alan Flanagan, Global Head of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services at BNY Mellon give us his thoughts on the trends affecting private equity, real estate, and infrastructure. As well as responding to some of the challenges, Alan highlighted a number of opportunities for those firms to play a role in the financing of the services required due to the trend toward urbanization. Financing previously provided by governments or the banking sector may no longer be there, creating an opportunity for alternative sources of finance. Readers may want to read Financing the Economy 2016, released by AIMA, for more information on this.

FSB publishes final recommendations to address structural vulnerabilities from asset management activities

In this piece we look at:

  • What is the aim of the FSB’s policy recommendations?
  • What has been the main change to the FSB’s recommendations for the industry since the consultation in June 2016?
  • Implications for clients
  • Next steps

CBI releases it’s Feedback Statement on CP 105 – Consultation

On the 19th of January 2016 the CBI released it’s Feedback Statement on CP 105 – Consultation ( the “Feedback Statement” ) on amendments to the CBI UCITS Regulations.

The Feedback Statement is part of the CBI’s “policy formation process”. In June 2016 the CBI issued Consultation Paper 105 and requested feedback from stakeholders the implementation of UCITS V. Consultation Paper 105 requested feedback on proposed technical changes and amendments to the CBI UCITS Regulations including typographical errors.

Link'n Learn - Interactive Access to Deloitte Knowledge

Led by Deloitte’s leading industry experts, Link’n Learn is a series of webinars conducted over the course of the year, specifically designed to keep you up-to-date with today’s critical trends and the latest regulations impacting your business. 

Link'n Learn session on Introduction to Investment Funds

Agenda for Introduction to Investment Funds

  • Overview of Investment Funds Industry
  • Overview of Fund Types
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Key Actors
  • Key Developments and Challenges

Navigating the year ahead - Financial services regulatory outlooks 2017

The Deloitte Center for Regulatory Strategy has released a series of financial services regulatory outlooks including Asia Pacific, EMEA and United States to help financial services firms across the globe navigate the year ahead.

CP86 Concludes

Central Bank of Ireland ("CBI”) has published the complete Fund Management Company Guidance (“the Guidance”)
The Central Bank of Ireland (“CBI”) has published the complete Fund Management Company Guidance (“the Guidance”) which addresses the governance, compliance and effective supervision of fund management companies. Fund management companies are UCITS management companies, authorised alternative investment fund managers (AIFMS), self-managed UCTIS and internally managed alternative investment funds (AIFs) that authorised AIFMS.

Deloitte opens new Blockchain Lab in Dublin

The Blockchain Lab is to serve Europe and the Middle East

Dublin, 23 Jan, 2017 — Deloitte, which works with 90 per cent of the world’s largest financial institutions today opened its new EMEA blockchain lab at Whitaker Court in Dublin’s “Silicon Docks” district.

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