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MFA and Aima join forces to criticise proposed SEC rule on derivatives use by hedge funds

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) and Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) have raised concerns over a notionally based leverage limit in registered funds, including hedge funds.

Collateral management becomes issue for buy-side as regulatory impact bites

Buy-side companies are being forced to rethink their strategies due to regulations that have increased the value of collateral in trading and risk management, according to a report.

India changes offshore investment rules for alternative funds

The decision by India's market regulator to raise the amounts that local alternative funds can invest in offshore funds has been welcomed by participants.

US proposed transparency rules could boost growth of ETFs says BNY Mellon

The number of actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) is likely to increase significantly once the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) introduces new rules.

More rule changes to come warns SEC head

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will continue to develop its regulatory framework to protect investors, SEC chair Mary Jo White said.

SEC liquidity proposals may have unintended consequences for portfolio managers

US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) proposals for retail investment managers to formalise their liquidity risk management for mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs) may have unintended consequences, says Fitch Ratings.

Commission sharing arrangements set to be curbed by cash payment proposal

Financial professionals would reduce their use of research obtained through commission sharing arrangements (CSAs) if they had to pay cash for it, according to an industry survey.

IMF warns of risk from vanilla funds and calls for hands on supervision of fund industry

The International Monetary Fund has added its voice to rising calls for more supervision of the fund management industry and warned that even plain vanilla products pose risks.