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.

Posted on: 22 Jun, 2016
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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

How fund managers could cut their FX costs by 2,500 per cent

An asset owner recently agreed with its custodian bank what fees it would pay to buy and sell currencies.

Posted on: 18 Apr, 2016

Treasury management: no longer the poor relation

Treasury operations within hedge funds have traditionally been the ‘poor relation’ to other functions, however, this is changing.

Posted on: 05 Nov, 2015

MiFID II greatest regulatory strategy issue for EU fund managers

Out of all the European regulations to affect strategy, MiFID II is expected to be the biggest priority for investment managers, with MiFID II investment research rules being highlighted as a key strategic challenge in a survey conducted by Deloit

Posted on: 26 Oct, 2015

Asset managers now obliged to supply more data to the SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing that US registered investment advisers and US registered investment companies supply more information about their activities and holdings as regulators globally assess whether asset manager

Posted on: 04 Jun, 2015
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Hedge funds increasing offering clients co-investment opportunities through SPVs

An increasing number of hedge fund managers are offering investors co-investment opportunities through special purpose vehicles (SPVs) as the convergence between hedge funds and private equity continues to grow.

Posted on: 01 Jun, 2015
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Investors advised to review managed account custodian contracts

Institutional investors have been urged to carefully monitor the custodian agreements they have signed if they invest in a managed account or fund of one that is not subject to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) or UCITS V.

Posted on: 18 May, 2015
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Liberalisation of Saudi Arabian market

Saudi Arabia is likely to liberalise its markets over the course of 2015 in what could be an enormous opportunity for emerging markets-focused fund managers, according to HSBC Securities Services.

Posted on: 02 Apr, 2015
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Hedge fund study shows investors are increasingly dictating fees and fee structures

A growing number of new hedge funds offered by new US based managers implemented management fee structures that decrease as fund assets grow, according to The Seward & Kissel New Hedge Fund Study, an annual study of new hedge funds to the hedge fund industry conducted by Seward & Kissel.

Posted on: 13 Mar, 2015
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