Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Apr 22 2010 | 12:11pm ET
Eight years after setting new rules for alternative investments in an effort to lure hedge fund and private equity managers, Singapore is giving its regulatory structure a once-over.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore will launch a public consultation on its hedge fund and private equity rules in the next two weeks, making good on a pledge last year to amend its “regulatory approach as appropriate.”
Currently, hedge fund managers in the city-state do not need a capital-markets license if they manage money for 30 or fewer “qualified” investors.
“MAS adopts an open and consultative approach with the industry, and remains committed to building Singapore as a fund management and alternative investment hub,” it said. The MSA and Singapore’s JTC Corp. are currently touting its Nepal Hill neighborhood as a Southeast Asian answer to Greenwich, Conn., and Mayfair in London.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…