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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...

Posted on: 14 Sep, 2016

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
Posted in: FeatureOpinions

Brexit and Post-Trade: First Thoughts and Questions

Thomas Murray wishes to share some preliminary thoughts concerning the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, as pertains to the financial industry’s post-trade services.

Posted on: 14 Sep, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

Strong EU leadership required to manage uncertain times ahead

It has been suggested that a difficult period for both Europe and the UK within Europe could be set to follow the elections that will be taking place over the coming months.

Posted on: 23 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Feature

Thomas Murray offers depositary banks and transfer agents an AIFMD and UCITS V compliance service

Depositary banks are looking for a convenient and efficient way of meeting their obligation to monitor transfer agents, while transfer agents are looking for an efficient and convenient way of giving large numbers of depositary banks the information they need to fulfil their obligations under AIFMD and UCITS V. Thomas Murray Data Services has developed an AIFMD and UCITS V transfer agent monitoring service to meet these twin needs.

Posted on: 10 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Unlike the rest of Europe, Switzerland is still open for fund-raising

In the United States, it is not hard to find managers of Cayman-domiciled funds...

Posted on: 17 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Smoot and Hawley are alive and well and living in Brussels

The European Union (EU) was founded on the principle of free trade. In practice, however, it has preferred to confine free trade to its own members, and even among them a wide variety of informal barriers have persisted.

Posted on: 13 Jan, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

FATCA provides cover for a European FATCA

Only FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) can rival AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) as the least favourite abbreviation of COOs.

Posted on: 07 Oct, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Less pain is not a gain when it comes to shrinking the investment banking industry

The French authorities have developed a reputation for hostility to the investment banking industry, so it was no surprise when the French parliament adopted measures to ring-fence proprietary trading activities in the middle of last month.

Posted on: 12 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Issues for hedge fund COOs in 2013: Part 1

2013 was always going to be a busy year for hedge fund chief operating officers (COOs).

Posted on: 01 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Investors

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