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GDPR: 5 Quick Facts For Fund Managers

The already intricated regulatory landscape for fund managers will see more added complexity due to another European initiative, launched with EU regulation 2016/679 - also known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - which will come into effect in May 2018. AlphaWeek’s Greg Winterton talked about GDPR and its impact on the fund space with Attilio Veneziano, founder of Veneziano & Partners, international regulatory boutique specialised in European Fund Distribution. GW: Attilio - what is GDPR and what does it cover? AV: The GDPR will replace the rules introduced by the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC on protection of individuals with regards...