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AltX hedge fund platform forms distribution partnership with Northern Trust

Hedge fund market intelligence platform AltX has evolved.

Posted on: 27 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.

Posted on: 31 May, 2016

The impact of regulation upon asset managers and investors

We spoke to Robert Goldbaum, SVP product & market strategy at Backstop Solutions about how regulation

Posted on: 29 Apr, 2016

Blockchain and settlement - what's the future?

Blockchain is already having a profound affect upon the banking industry, but what changes can it, and will it, bring about to the settlement landscape?

Posted on: 27 Apr, 2016

Scalable Capital uses technology to cut the costs and manage the risks of personal investing

In April this year, Scalable Capital completed a €7 million fund raising.

Posted on: 21 Apr, 2016

Establishing a Foundation for Social Media Screening as a Due Diligence

It’s easy now to condemn Martin Shkreli by pointing at his fraud indictment, purported lies he told investors and his childish behavior before Congress.

Posted on: 12 Apr, 2016

Investors: catch their style drift?

It’s no secret that investors want a well-diversified portfolio that produces consistent returns through all kinds of market cycles and fits within a mandated or expected risk profile and parameters.

Posted on: 29 Mar, 2016

T2S promises fund settlement revolution

TARGET2-Securities (T2S), the single securities settlement system for Europe built and operated by the European Central Bank (ECB), is live.

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2016

eSecLending rides the asset safety wave

Segregation of assets in accounts that bear the name of the owner is one of the unstoppable regulatory and commercial trends of our time. While custodian banks have invested considerable resources in the development of ingenious arguments against segregation, one third party lender is pleasantly surprised to find concerns about asset safety are increasing the attractions of its business model.

Posted on: 28 Jan, 2016
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BEPs and Private Equity

Under the direction of the G20, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) was requested to examine in detail “base erosion and profit shifting” (BEPS). It published its first report in February 2013 entitled “Addressing Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” and in July 2013 set out an “Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting” identifying 15 areas that required addressing. The final reports were published in October 2015.
Posted on: 27 Jan, 2016

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