Finanstilsynet Issues Changes to AIFMD Reporting

Finanstilsynet Issues Changes to AIFMD Reporting

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The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway (Finanstilsynet) has recently updated its filing methodology with the introduction of, a new system to ease reporting obligations for AIFMs. In place of the previous submission mechanism through SFTP, allows AIFMD reporting to be completed with the option for users to choose between uploading by XML or manually inputting AIFM/AIF data directly in the system. With this, however, there have been no changes to the XML schema or deadlines for submission. Read More

Choosing the Right Middle-Office Outsourcing Provider for your Firm

Choosing the Right Middle-Office Outsourcing Provider for Your Firm

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The decentralized, remote environment facing managers during the past six months has showcased the importance of an operating model that harnesses automation and outsourcing. As managers shifted from the triage of remote working challenges to establishing operational continuity, many deployed digital-first managed services for their middle-office needs in order to gain efficiency, mitigate risk and reduce cost. Read More

Perspective on the benefits of a Master Data Management Platform

Perspective on the Benefits of a Master Data Management Platform

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With the sheer volume available today, most hedge funds and private equity firms consume data from a variety of sources such as market data providers, counterparties, fund admins and accounting systems. As a result, data is processed and consumed at multiple touchpoints, which can lead to dataset duplication and quality issues. However, implementing a robust master data management platform will enable funds to mitigate these challenges while simultaneously providing efficiencies and tangible insights. Read More

Important takeaways from ESMA’S 2021 Work Programme

Key Takeaways from ESMA’s 2021 Work Programme

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In an effort to reinforce its commitment to strengthen investor security and promote healthy and orderly capital markets, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has released its 2021 Work Programme, setting out its goals and focus areas for the upcoming year.

The activities planned by ESMA for 2021 will overcome the concerns facing the EU, its capital markets and its people, including building a retail investor platform to support the Capital Markets Union (CMU), fostering sustainable finance and long-term markets, addressing the opportunities and risks raised by digitization, strengthening the role of the EU in global financial markets and retaining a proportionate approach to regulation. Read More