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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

Collateral squeeze unlikely to materialise

The so-called collateral shortfall is unlikely to be as severe as some market participants initially believed although obtaining high-grade eligible collateral to post as initial and variation margin to central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs)

Posted on: 06 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Operational Risk

AMF sympathetic to valuation challenges facing private equity

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the French regulator, has said it understands some small private equity firms may face challenges providing independent valuation of private assets as mandated under the Alternative Investment Fund Manage

Posted on: 06 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

EU regulators must learn lessons from EMIR when implementing SFT rules

EU regulators should learn from the experiences of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and apply single sided reporting when it introduces reporting requirements for securities financing transactions (SFTs), the Alternative Invest

Posted on: 02 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMs wrongly assumed they could market to investors not in compliance with MiFID

An alarming number of alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs) had wrongly assumed they could market through the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive's (AIFMD) national private placement regimes and passport  to organisations and hig

Posted on: 02 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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