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A historic ruling by the European Court of Justice should strengthen Portugal’s position as an investment destination for non-resident UCIs. A recent webinar hosted by TMF Group looked at the implications of the case and options for structuring investment opportunities in the country. Portugal is changing fast. In recent years, the government has focused on …

On the African continent today, Nigeria is the beacon in terms of start-ups and the development of innovative products to meet the challenges of the continent. From fintech to edtech, the country’s young innovators are innovating. It is therefore not surprising that Nigerian start-ups attract more foreign investors than their counterparts from other African countries. …

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. For alternative investment fund (AIF) promoters wishing to domicile and market their AIF in Europe, the outsourcing of core alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) functions to a third-party management company service provider ( ManCo) and AIFM …

The issue of outsourcing fund administration ultimately rests with fund managers, but increased pressure from their sponsors (LPs) to reduce operating costs and increase transparency is catalyzing the shift to professional administrators , says Mary Bruen, Regional Head of Fund Services – Jersey, Guernsey & Isle of Man. Regardless of the asset class, the key …

Crypto exchange KuCoin raised $150 million in a pre-Series B funding round, valuing the company at $10 billion. Jump Crypto led the round which also included funds from IDG Capital, Circle Ventures and Matrix Partners. The crypto exchange is the fifth largest in the market. In November 2018, KuCoin secured $20 million in Round A …

LIMERICK GAA has launched a new fundraiser with an electric Peugeot e-2008 Allure to be won. Limerick GAA in association with Adams of Glin Peugeot Dealer have teamed up for the draw. Tickets are now on sale online at www.winapeugeot.ie at €20 each and the deadline is midnight August 26 – the lucky winner will …

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Last month, the SEC proposed rules under the Advisor Act indicating a step change in how the SEC intends to reduce conflicts of interest involving private fund managers and their investors. As we noted earlier in the context …

This information should be read in conjunction with the financial statements and notes included in Item 1 of Part I of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (the “Report”). This Report includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and Section 21E of …

1. General remarks Over the past two decades, the evolution of the legal requirements governing undertakings for collective investment in Portugal, in particular private equity funds (“Private equity funds”), has been characterized by intense legislative activity which is largely due to the need to transpose European directives (in particular Directive 2011/61/EU, theAIFMD”) and to articulate …