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The Integrity of Central Bank Payment Systems

Given its historic assessments of cash and settlement questions, Thomas Murray works closely with central banks in the field of payment systems.

Posted on: 24 Apr, 2017
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Give Us Global Standards or Give Us Chaos – Open Letter to US Congressman McHenry

US Congressman Patrick McHenry recently sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen criticizing the Fed’s participation in setting global banking rules of conduct and asserting that standards are agreed in opaque settings. But standardization lowers business costs in finance as in manufacturing – for American banks and investors as well as their international counterparts. A common set of rules for the global financial industry is just a matter of common sense, argues Thomas Murray.

Posted on: 24 Apr, 2017

Transfer Agent Risk Monitoring – The 1st Three Years!

The European Commission’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, (‘AIFMD’), and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (‘UCITS V’), were introduced, in part, to provide greater comfort to the investment world in

Posted on: 21 Apr, 2017

Proposed EU Legislation on CCP Resolution – Open Letter of Dismay

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21 Apr, 2017

On 28 November 2016, we managers at Thomas Murray were concerned to see the publication of: 

COM(2016) 856 final 2016/0365 (COD)

Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on a framework for the recovery and resolution of central counterparties and amending Regulations (EU) No 1095/2010, (EU) No 648/2012, and (EU) 2015/2365

We understand that this is a first legislative draft, and write in the hope that it will be very significantly amended. 

The Integrity of Central Bank Payment Systems

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20 Apr, 2017

Given its historic assessments of cash and settlement questions, Thomas Murray works closely with central banks in the field of payment systems.  It has recently been looking into new requirements in this area, the implications of which are worth sharing with the capital markets public.

 

 

Brexit and Custody

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14 Oct, 2016

This is the fourth in a series of five thought pieces Thomas Murray wishes to share with clients this summer, the questions for our fields of expertise before the amorphous Brexit project takes shape.

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 the country and the wider continent.

Posted on: 14 Sep, 2016
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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 over funds – particularly those servicing the needs of the Professional and Institutional investors.
Posted on: 28 Jul, 2016
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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.

Posted on: 29 Jun, 2016

AltX hedge fund platform forms distribution partnership with Northern Trust

Hedge fund market intelligence platform AltX has evolved.

Posted on: 27 Jun, 2016

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