AIFMD

Jul 27, 2022

Private equity funds have been staffing up to provide ‘substance’ – but there are concerns that this may be window dressing, writes David Whitehouse.

Jul 20, 2022

In the midst of market volatility, the theory that infrastructure provides consistency has turned out to be correct. The asset class also provides a great ESG engagement opportunity, writes David Blackman.

Jun 15, 2022

Tatiana_CollinsThere are four main reasons why the Jersey private fund structure has become an Island success story, says Tatiana Collins, senior counsel at law firm Walkers’ Jersey investment funds and corporate practice group.

May 31, 2022

Mike Finnegan Punter Southall Law crypto currencyA shadow banking system may be resulting from the hype around crypto currency - and ironically the UK's advertising authority appears more concerned about damage than does the financial regulator, says Martin Finnegan, of Punter Southall Law.

May 16, 2022

Elliot_RefsonFor emerging managers – any firm newly launching into the asset management market – choosing partners is a crucial exercise, and that includes the fund domicile. Elliot Refson, head of funds at Jersey Finance, expands on the issue and introduces Funds Europe’s emerging managers survey.

May 11, 2022

PapershipsHe became head of the IAIM, an Irish asset management body, more than a year ago. Now, after a period of silence, Michael D’Arcy plans to be heard in Brussels and beyond, writes Angela Madden.

May 11, 2022

Padhraic_McLaughlinThe Irish Limited Partnership rules increase Ireland’s attractiveness as a domicile for private assets and INDOS Financial (Ireland) Depositary Limited has picked up its first client.

May 11, 2022

crypto marketDesigned as a payment tool, cryptocurrencies have attracted the interest of asset managers as the promise of returns is so high. 

Apr 22, 2022

Zermatt villageAs warnings are raised about severe unintended consequences, what could the EU’s ongoing AIFMD review mean for Switzerland’s unique relationship with the bloc? Jon Yarker reports.

Mar 08, 2022

Office_workerRegulatory developments are unlikely to usher in a new era of fund structures, but adjustments will be needed, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds.

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