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New Manager Led Products – What Are They?

With the AIFMD having imposed stringent regulatory and supervisory standards over EU Fund Managers (AIFMs), regulators and others have questioned the need for similar levels of regulatory oversight...

Thinking About MAR at a Practical Level

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), which took effect on 3 July 2016, introduces harmonised measures across the European Union’s member states.



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NatWest says time is ripe for funds to appoint independent depositaries

A serious conflict of interest has arisen in the European funds industry.

Post on: 07 Jul, 2016

The impact of government regulations on businesses: do they help or hinder?

There has always been a tension between governments and businesses when it comes to the imposition of regulation.

Post on: 29 Jun, 2016
Posted in: Feature, Opinions, Regulation

AltX hedge fund platform forms distribution partnership with Northern Trust

Hedge fund market intelligence platform AltX has evolved.

Post on: 27 Jun, 2016

The new ISA rules and how they work

In March 2014, George Osbourne announced a major overhaul of the hugely popular individual savings account, commonly known as an ISA.

Post on: 22 Jun, 2016
Posted in: Investors

Getting your cyber house in order

The issue of cybersecurity, and the rising, fast-evolving threat of cyber attacks, is high on the agenda for many private equity and real estate managers.

Post on: 20 Jun, 2016

Working with the Bank of England's senior managers regime

As of March, the new Senior Managers Regime (SMR), designed to improve individual accountability in the banking and finance sector, is in full effect within the UK.

Post on: 31 May, 2016

Clearing for the buy-side

As the market in Europe prepares for the commencement of mandatory clearing, new clearing structures are being devised by CCPs (central counterparty clearinghouses) to make the process smoother, more cost efficient...

Post on: 26 May, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

What current trends tell us about the future of the hedge fund industry

The following comments are excerpted from Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge’s presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on 9 May 2016 in Montreal.

Post on: 18 May, 2016
Posted in: Opinions

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NatWest says time is ripe for funds to appoint independent depositaries

A serious conflict of interest has arisen in the European funds industry.

Post on: 07 Jul, 2016

The impact of government regulations on businesses: do they help or hinder?

There has always been a tension between governments and businesses when it comes to the imposition of regulation.

Post on: 29 Jun, 2016
Posted in: Feature, Opinions, Regulation

AltX hedge fund platform forms distribution partnership with Northern Trust

Hedge fund market intelligence platform AltX has evolved.

Post on: 27 Jun, 2016

The new ISA rules and how they work

In March 2014, George Osbourne announced a major overhaul of the hugely popular individual savings account, commonly known as an ISA.

Post on: 22 Jun, 2016
Posted in: Investors

Getting your cyber house in order

The issue of cybersecurity, and the rising, fast-evolving threat of cyber attacks, is high on the agenda for many private equity and real estate managers.

Post on: 20 Jun, 2016

Working with the Bank of England's senior managers regime

As of March, the new Senior Managers Regime (SMR), designed to improve individual accountability in the banking and finance sector, is in full effect within the UK.

Post on: 31 May, 2016

Clearing for the buy-side

As the market in Europe prepares for the commencement of mandatory clearing, new clearing structures are being devised by CCPs (central counterparty clearinghouses) to make the process smoother, more cost efficient...

Post on: 26 May, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

What current trends tell us about the future of the hedge fund industry

The following comments are excerpted from Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge’s presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on 9 May 2016 in Montreal.

Post on: 18 May, 2016
Posted in: Opinions
Post-Trade Risk Roundtable - Discussion of how you can effectively identify, monitor and manage risk
Date: Thursday, 28 April, 2016
Start time: 14:00 CET (13:00 GMT)
Location: SOFITEL, Luxembourg
Post-Trade Risk Roundtable for Funds
Date: Tuesday, 1 March, 2016
Start time: 09:00 - 12:00 GMT
Location: London EDITION Hotel, Central London
GEORGE T. HARTIGAN
Date: 
Friday, 5 June, 2015
Location: 
London
Role: 
Operations/Project Management

Citi to exit hedge fund administration

Citi has announced it is to exit hedge fund administration amid lower than expected earnings.

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2015

Increase in synthetic PB and alternative financing as primes face squeeze

Basel III capital and leverage ratios are likely to facilitate a substantial increase in synthetic prime brokerage financing and alternative sources of hedge fund financing.

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

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