Implementation of UCITS IV causing problems for French regulator

Thu Nov 25, 2010


The French regulator has voiced concerns about so-called Newcits funds because of the new UCITS rules being enforce next year, according to a report by consultants PriceWaterhouseCoopers.


The Regulatory Times published by PwC in Ireland says that the AMF, the French regulator, has voiced concerns about the future implementation of UCITS IV and UCITS hedge funds.

UCITS IV allows a fund manager to distribute a UCITS fund throughout Europe after obtaining approval from just one European regulator.

The report states: "The AMF...

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