Financial Conduct Authority

Malta offers generous remuneration rules under ESMA, says Kinetic

Malta’s position as an AIFM-domicile is likely to be enhanced following an announcement by the country’s regulator that delegates from Maltese AIFMs will not be ensnared by the full ambit of ESMA’s remuneration rules as mandated under AIFMD, accor

Posted on: 17 Jul, 2013
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Regulators working on mechanisms to handle CCP failure, says FCA

The head of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said global regulators are actively discussing mechanisms in which to handle a potential central counterparty clearing house (CCP) default, although refused to say whether Central Banks wo

Posted on: 26 Jun, 2013
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Former hedge fund COO seeks FCA approval for depo-lite business

INDOS Financial has submitted an application to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for authorisation to act as a depositary for hedge fund managers impacted by the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 24 Jun, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Ops Paris 2012: A Summary

An industry conference veteran once joked he never failed to see the irony of hedge fund managers and investment bankers moaning about their ever-growing expense ratios from the confines of five star hotels.  It is perhaps for this reason GAIM Ops

Posted on: 21 Oct, 2012
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