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Post-trade: From the EEC to Here

This posting is the second article in a series being run by Thomas Murray Data Services.  It focuses on the context in which the terms of Brexit will be finalised between the UK and the EU as...

Challenges UK SMEs Face After Brexit

The UK voted to leave the EU in an historic referendum at the end of June, with huge consequences for everyone living and working in...







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Brexit and Post-Trade: First Thoughts and Questions (Thomas Murray)

Brexit and Post-Trade:  First Thoughts and Questions (Thomas Murray)

taken from: www.ds.thomasmurray.com

Post on: 14 Sep, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

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 over funds – particularly those servicing the needs...
Post on: 28 Jul, 2016
Posted in: Feature

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.

Post on: 22 Jul, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

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

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Brexit and Post-Trade: First Thoughts and Questions (Thomas Murray)

Brexit and Post-Trade:  First Thoughts and Questions (Thomas Murray)

taken from: www.ds.thomasmurray.com

Post on: 14 Sep, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

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 over funds – particularly those servicing the needs...
Post on: 28 Jul, 2016
Posted in: Feature

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.

Post on: 22 Jul, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

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

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 by

Posted on: 18 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.

Posted on: 13 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Data providers and consultants warned on breaching reverse solicitation rules

Data providers and to a lesser extent consultants must be wearier in certain EU jurisdictions about breaching rules surrounding reverse solicitation under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Fund managers advised to improve KYC on Russian clients

Fund managers need to up the ante on their Know Your Client (KYC) procedures and due diligence on prospective clients from Russia amid concerns there is limited awareness about the scope of the sanctions.

Posted on: 10 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Uncertainty over extension of Pan-EU passport to non-EU managers remains

The extension of the pan-EU passport to non-EU managers as envisioned under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is contingent on third countries meeting equivalence standards laid out by the EU and the effectiveness of the n

Posted on: 07 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Buy-side warn on suspension of early termination rights for swaps

Industry associations including the Managed Funds Association (MFA) and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) have sent a letter to the Financial Stability Board (FSB) expressing concern about the potential suspension of counter

Posted on: 06 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

UK proposal could impact beneficial owners

A UK government proposal to require beneficial owners in companies - including fund managers - to be publicly identified in a central registrar is likely to irk publicity-shy Middle Eastern and Asian investors and could damage UK competitiveness,

Posted on: 04 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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