Latest SEC Observations on Fixed Income Principal and Cross Trades

Background In July this year, the SEC’s Division of Examinations issued a risk alert on cross trades and principal transactions.…
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The Benefits of Open-Ended Investment Companies For Ultra High Net Worth Investors

Open Ended Investment Companies (OEICs) can offer a flexible investment vehicle which Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWI) may wish…
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Disclosure Requirements: Taxonomy Regulation

We would like to inform you that the Taxonomy Regulation (EU) 2020/852 (“Taxonomy Regulation”), which supplements the SFDR Regulation (EU)…
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Setting Up A Singapore Variable Capital Company: What Are The Benefits?

The Singapore Variable Capital Company (VCC) launched on 15 January, 2020 and as of 11 November 2020, over 163 VCCs…
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CIMA - Private Funds FAR Filing Extension & New RFE Form

On 30 August 2021, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) issued a notice and made available the Private Funds Related…
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Waystone Investment Solutions’ Tosca UCITS Fund grows from $10M to $125M in Q3 of 2021

Waystone Investment Solutions is pleased to have assisted its client, Tosca UCITS Fund by helping them reach an asset raising…
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FinSA requirements – end of year deadline approaching

The Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) came into force on 1 January 2020, changing the regulatory requirements for offering investment…
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Filing of CRS Compliance Forms - deadline fast approaching

The deadline for filing CRS Compliance Forms for 2019 and 2020 with the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation…
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The challenge of moving from UCITS KIIDs to PRIIPS KIDs

How Waystone can help navigate these challenges
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The EU clarifies the application of SFDR disclosures

The European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) has issued a set of Q&As in order to clarify the application of…
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Private Funds – Fund Annual Return (FAR) Requirements

Filing requirements for Cayman Private Funds Operators of Private Funds are responsible for completing and submitting the Fund Annual Return…
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Independent Director Services

Waystone is the leading provider of institutional governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management industry. Waystone offers high-quality,…
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Cayman Economic Substance regime expands to include partnerships

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act (2018) introduced the requirement for “relevant entities” domiciled or registered in the Cayman…
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Voluntary Liquidations - Advance preparation to minimize or avoid 2022 fees

This Waystone Advisory reminds investment funds stakeholders of impending deadlines to be met, if they are contemplating formally closing a…
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Cross Border Distribution Framework (CBDF) - rule change & impact

In July 2018, the EU began discussing a series of measures intended to reduce regulatory barriers in the marketing and…
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您是否已任命您的美国合伙人代表?

美国国税局(IRS)2020纳税年度合伙企业纳税申报表(表格1065) 提交截止日期为 2021 年 9 月 15 日。 已于2020 年推出或正在考虑任命美国合伙人代表的基金应确保满足此截止日期。
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The Cayman Islands outlines phased reopening plan

On Thursday 8 July 2021, the Cayman Islands Premier, Hon. Wayne Panton outlined the government's plan for a phased reopening…
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