REMINDER: Increased AIFMD Annex IV Reporting for the UK Starts on June 29, 2017

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has increased the reporting requirements to include Master funds even if they are not being actively marketed. This requirement applies to Non-EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) that market feeder alternative investment funds (AIFs) into the UK under Article 42 of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), a.k.a.

UK FCA Annex IV Reporting Amendments for non-EU managers to take effect on June 29, 2017

On January 25, 2017 the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released an amendment to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 which confirms the FCA’s plans to increase the scope of Annex IV reporting rules under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

ACA Compliance Group Announces Enhanced AIFMD Annex IV Reporting Solution for U.S. Advisers

ACA’s European and Technology divisions have further developed their award-winning Regulatory Reporting Platform (RR) to provide a holistic and complete end-to-end Annex IV reporting solution for non-European Union (E.U.) Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) undertaking activities in the E.U.

Q1 2016 Regulatory Reporting Deadlines

The first quarter of 2016 is a busy one for regulatory filings. This alert provides an overview of the regulatory filing submission deadlines occurring from February through March 2016 for the reports supported by ACA’s Regulatory Reporting platform (RR).

Please note that the submission dates below are not an exhaustive list of regulatory filing deadlines occurring during this quarter, but are rather the dates for the reporting modules supported by RR.

Top Five Things To Do Before Filing AIFMD Annex IV

Filing AIFMD Annex IV can seem like a challenging exercise, depending on how many countries you are required to file in on behalf of your firm. To help you with planning so your process runs smoothly, ACA Technology Solutions has assembled the top five things to do before filing AIFMD Annex IV that we’ve identified from our work with clients.

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ACA Compliance Group’s Clients Leverage New Capabilities for AIFMD Annex IV Filings in 2015

ACA Compliance Group, a global leader in providing compliance, cybersecurity, risk, performance, and technology solutions to financial services firms, is pleased to announce that its clients have successfully leveraged ACA’s new Regulatory Reporting Solution to complete their first AIFMD Annex IV Report filings for 2015.

ACA’s Regulatory Reporting Solution combines ACA NorthPoint’s proven Regulatory and Investor Reporting (RIR) software platform with ACA’s regulatory advisory services, a unique offering.

A postcard from Europe - A look at AIFMD for US Advisers

With the rules now in place for more than 6 months, US Advisers are feeling the practical effects of the AIFMD. With the benefit of that hindsight, our London-based consultants will lead a panel dicsussion about undertaking activites in the EEA as a US Adviser under the AIFMD regime, including Annex IV reporting, registrations and compliance policies and procedures. We will also consider indusrty trends and look ahead to the next phase of AIFMD implementation including the advent of the passport for US Advisers.