MFA Blog

E.U. Adds to Overseas Clearing Regimes, Negotiations with U.S. Continue

Posted on November 10, 2014

Canada, Mexico, India and New Zealand are set to join Singapore, Japan, Australia and Hong Kong in being recognized by […]

MFA Submits Response to ESMA on EMIR Clearing of Non-Deliverable Forwards

Posted on November 6, 2014

MFA provided comments to the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on the “Consultation Paper on the Clearing Obligation under […]

Chinese Regulations Set Stage for Hedge Fund Growth

Posted on November 5, 2014

Chinese hedge funds currently manage slightly more than $88 billion and are estimated to nearly double in the next five […]

MFA Leads Coalition Letter Opposing FSB Proposal on Early Termination Rights

Posted on November 4, 2014

Today, Managed Funds Association and a coalition of six trade associations sent a letter to the Financial Stability Board objecting […]

Study: Hedge Funds Offer New Products to Drive Growth, Face Steeper Regulatory Costs

Posted on November 4, 2014

A recent study by EY, the global organization of Ernst & Young member firms, found that hedge fund managers are offering […]

CFTC Approves Changes to Three Derivatives Rules

Posted on November 3, 2014

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission today approved three proposals aimed at “fine-tuning” the use of derivatives by non-financial companies. […]

After First Year, Some Issues of Clarity on AIFMD

Posted on October 30, 2014

The international law firm Goodwin Procter this week released a Client Alert discussing several key aspects of the Alternative Investment […]

Update on ESMA Central Clearing of Interest Rate Swaps

Posted on October 29, 2014

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued earlier this month its final draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) for the […]

CFTC to Consider Three Derivatives Proposals

Posted on October 28, 2014

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Tim Massad announced the commission will consider three proposals aimed at “fine-tuning” the […]

Report Finds Globally Diversified Managed Funds Poised for Growth

Posted on October 24, 2014

As technology makes the world increasingly more connected, the asset management industry is taking advantage of the ability to more […]