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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

AIFMs outsourcing Annex IV to fund admins could be forced to disclose data to investors

Firms outsourcing the compilation and submission of their Annex IV to fund administrators could find themselves under pressure to disclose the document to investors if administration costs are borne by the fund.

Posted on: 15 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Outsourcing

FICC seeks regulatory approval to offer clearing in tri-party repo market

The Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) is seeking regulatory approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Federal Reserve to provide centralised clearing for the $1.6 trillion institutional tri-party repo market.

Posted on: 15 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Ops: Alternative sources of hedge fund financing could emerge

Alternative sources of hedge fund financing could emerge as prime brokers scale back their financing as banks seek to meet their Basel III capital requirements.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

GAIM Ops: Emerging managers warned on challenges

Managers need Assets under Management (AuM) of between $100 million and $150 million if they are to break-even amid growing regulatory scrutiny and pressure from investors to institutionalise their businesses.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Launches

GAIM Ops: Asian fund passporting schemes could threaten UCITS

A source close to the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), the Irish regulator, has said fund passporting schemes in Asia could facilitate reduced access for UCITS managers to investors in the region.

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Ops: Managers urged to collect static Annex IV data

Fund managers impacted by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) should begin collecting static data from their counterparties to start populating the Annex IV report so as to avoid a mad rush when the deadline approaches.

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Financial institutions warned on cyber-insurance

Financial institutions must ensure they have adequate cyber-insurance to deal with the aftermath of any cyber-breach.

Posted on: 08 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Technology

Clearing brokers retreating from delegated reporting

Clearing brokers are likely to retreat from providing buy-side clients with delegated reporting services for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) as required under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Posted on: 07 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

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