The value of an independent AIFMD Depositary
The role of the depositary was introduced under the AIFMD in 2014 to address failings of the alternative fund management industry. AIFMD sought to help restore confidence among investors and regulators in the alternatives sector. The depositary, alongside the fund auditor and directors, has subsequently become an important part of the governance structure that provides independent assurance to investors, boards, managers and regulators. The responsibilities of depositaries include daily cash-flow ...
AIFMD: The Ongoing Issues to Address
Introduced into local law in 2014, the EU’s AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) has implemented a number of wide-ranging reforms in the […]
The Role Played by Depositaries
INDOS featured in The NED, discussing the role played by depositaries. You can read the article here. If you’d like to find out […]
Removal of Equivalent Jurisdiction Regime (Cayman Islands Regulatory Update)
On 5th August 2020, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) discontinued and removed its “Equivalent Jurisdiction Regime” (EJR) list from use and application […]
Cayman Islands Private Funds Law: Registration was the first step. Now, how will you comply?
The Cayman Islands Private Funds Law 2020 (CPFL) is now in full effect and, for the approximately 12,000 private equity, real asset and […]
INDOS Financial appointed to provide independent depositary and anti-money laundering officer services by Lijaro Asset Management
Independent depositary and fund oversight provider INDOS Financial has announced it has been appointed to provide AIFMD depositary and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance […]
ESMA Takes Aim at Fund Costs
The thorny issue of fund costs and charges has been hotly contested by EU regulators for a number of years now amid concerns […]
The Continuing Trend of Greater Regulation and Oversight Within the Funds Industry
Scrutiny of the alternative asset management industry by regulators, investors and fund directors is unlikely to taper off. Conversely, these market participants are […]
Has fund governance improved since the financial crisis?
The 2008 financial crisis revealed many corporate governance deficiencies at alternative funds. Twelve years on, Covid-19 is causing a different set of challenges. […]
New Cayman Islands Private Funds Law Extends Opportunities For Depositaries
The Cayman Islands Private Funds Law 2020, which commenced on 7th February 2020 but will apply to all existing funds from 7th August, […]
Is Mark Carney ‘Eco-warrior of the year’?
Mark Carney is always immaculately turned out, typically in a dark suit with white shirt and tie, which is what one would expect […]
Centigen Case Study: DEPOcheck®-Fully Integrated Software Platform for AIFMD Depositary & Fund Oversight
Take a look at our system development partner Centigen’s latest case study on how they helped us develop DEPOcheck, the INDOS integrated workflow […]
INDOS Financial’s Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure assets grow through $10bn underlining the importance of independent depositary services.
INDOS Financial, the independent fund depositary and financial oversight business has announced that, its ‘assets under depositary’ in closed-ended private equity, real estate, […]