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Inside view: A word of caution on the AIFMD review

Chris Cummings, chief executive of the UK’s Investment Association, hopes the European Council and Parliament will – like the Commission – recognise that fund...

Legal ease: Fanciful defences

A body of experts has changed rules to more quickly determine fanciful defences and weak claims in financial disputes, such as private equity. Mikhail...

Asia litigation finance: A legal and financial mix

Litigation finance is an established alternative asset class in the US, Europe and Australia. Now it’s starting to look attractive in Asia-Pacific too, writes...

CAMRADATA Live activity: Bond searches increase as inflation takes off

Last year saw an increase in search activity of the European bond category. CAMRADATA looks at returns over the year and notes the managers who...

Association column: Don’t ban retrocessions

The EU should not assume the UK and Dutch bans on retrocessions constitute a superior business model for fund distribution, according to Efama. Bernard Delbecque explains why. This...

DLT and the new model transfer agent

Transfer agents are certainly living in interesting times. With increasing pressure to transform, re-engineer and improve service, now is the time to lay down...

Clearing & settlement: Uncertainty remains after EU postpones CSDR mandatory buy-ins

The industry may have been “delighted” by the recent postponement of new settlement rules, but it still has to get to grips with the...

Technology: For explainable AI, look in the white box

The rise in AI investing parallels a growing need to understand how computers make decisions, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds. Computer-driven models are nothing new, but...

Expect quotas in the next decade of ESG

Quotas are likely to be introduced within the next 10 years of ESG investing as the space continues to evolve, according to panellists on...

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