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Simon Whiteside on the risk, challenges and benefits of 'depo-lite'

Simon Whiteside of Simmons & Simmons LLP discusses the risks, challenges and benefits assocaited with 'depo-lite' as well as what the future holds...

Simon is an...

AIFMD prompts shift onshore for funds

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has prompted strong growth in European fund domiciles, with total Assets under Management (AuM) in the EU growing by 13 per-cent to $3...

Dominic Hobson

VP SECURITIES is unusual among central securities depositories (CSDs). It wants to be judged by its use of technology, its capacity to innovate, and its willingness to "meet customers where they...

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Depositary banks warned on restitution of assets in sub-custody at US primes

There are questions as to whether depositary banks with assets held in sub-custody at US prime brokers will be subject to strict restitution liability under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) for assets lost during re-...

Post on: 24 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Low volume swaps users could exit derivatives due to suspension of early termination...

Low volume swaps users including fund managers and institutional investors could exit derivatives if the Financial Stability Board (FSB) suspends counterparties’ early termination rights on swaps transactions during US bankruptcy proceedings.

Post on: 21 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Interview with Bill Prew on how depositary requirements are working in practice

COOConnect spoke to Bill Pew, CEO, of INDOS Financial, about the demand, costs and general interest in depositary services...

Post on: 20 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Part 2: Edouard Bokuetenge, Chairman, Fund Platform Group

Fund platforms are transforming the distribution funds in Europe, and the relationship between fund managers and fund distributors. Dominic Hobson spoke to Edouard Bokuetenge, chairman of the Fund Platform Group, about the changing regulatory and...

Post on: 19 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Pension funds increase risk appetite

More than 75 per-cent of pension funds plan to increase their risk appetite over the next three years with a growing number bolstering their allocations into alternative asset classes such as hedge funds and private equity, according to a study...

Post on: 18 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Webinar presentation: Tax efficient investment of performance fees - The Section 457A...

Since 2008 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has under Section 457A of the United States tax code taxed performance fees left by fund managers in the offshore funds they manage, even if the manager does not actually receive the money. However,...

Post on: 17 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Institutional investors increasingly launching operational platforms for hedge funds

An increasing number of institutional investors are building internal operational platforms or umbrella platforms for emerging portfolio managers to leverage upon.

Post on: 14 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Fund managers urged to have holistic approach to regulatory data gathering

Fund managers need to take a holistic approach towards regulation, particularly when it comes to gathering various data sets for different regulatory reports, according to the head of regulatory change at M&G Investments.

Post on: 13 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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Depositary banks warned on restitution of assets in sub-custody at US primes

There are questions as to whether depositary banks with assets held in sub-custody at US prime brokers will be subject to strict restitution liability under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) for assets lost during re-...

Post on: 24 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Low volume swaps users could exit derivatives due to suspension of early termination...

Low volume swaps users including fund managers and institutional investors could exit derivatives if the Financial Stability Board (FSB) suspends counterparties’ early termination rights on swaps transactions during US bankruptcy proceedings.

Post on: 21 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Interview with Bill Prew on how depositary requirements are working in practice

COOConnect spoke to Bill Pew, CEO, of INDOS Financial, about the demand, costs and general interest in depositary services...

Post on: 20 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Part 2: Edouard Bokuetenge, Chairman, Fund Platform Group

Fund platforms are transforming the distribution funds in Europe, and the relationship between fund managers and fund distributors. Dominic Hobson spoke to Edouard Bokuetenge, chairman of the Fund Platform Group, about the changing regulatory and...

Post on: 19 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Pension funds increase risk appetite

More than 75 per-cent of pension funds plan to increase their risk appetite over the next three years with a growing number bolstering their allocations into alternative asset classes such as hedge funds and private equity, according to a study...

Post on: 18 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Webinar presentation: Tax efficient investment of performance fees - The Section 457A...

Since 2008 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has under Section 457A of the United States tax code taxed performance fees left by fund managers in the offshore funds they manage, even if the manager does not actually receive the money. However,...

Post on: 17 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Institutional investors increasingly launching operational platforms for hedge funds

An increasing number of institutional investors are building internal operational platforms or umbrella platforms for emerging portfolio managers to leverage upon.

Post on: 14 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Fund managers urged to have holistic approach to regulatory data gathering

Fund managers need to take a holistic approach towards regulation, particularly when it comes to gathering various data sets for different regulatory reports, according to the head of regulatory change at M&G Investments.

Post on: 13 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors
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