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Private Funds & Mutual Funds - Regulatory Rule Segregation of Assets FAQs

General Industry Notices
Date: Tue, 21 July 2020

Further to the recently issued (July 2020) Regulatory Rules Segregation of Assets - Private Funds and Mutual Funds, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority is advising an update to the FAQs based on the Regulatory Rules referred to above. A full list of frequently asked questions can be found here

Private Funds
Does the Rule: Segregation of Assets – Registered Private Funds prohibit commingling of assets as part of sub-custodial arrangements? 
  • The Rule: Segregation of Assets – Registered Private Funds does not prohibit prime brokerage/custody arrangements that allow, in accordance with established and accepted industry practice, a custodian/sub-custodian to hold all client assets in a commingled client omnibus account along with the assets of other clients. 
Mutual Funds
Does the Rule: Segregation of Assets – Regulated Mutual Funds prohibit commingling of assets as part of sub-custodial arrangements?
  • The Rule: Segregation of Assets – Regulated Mutual Funds does not prohibit prime brokerage/custody arrangements that allow, in accordance with established and accepted industry practice, a custodian/sub-custodian to hold all client assets in a commingled client omnibus account along with the assets of other clients.