legal

Dec 19, 2018

Andrew_KinseyThe past year has seen significant change for the UK commercial office investment market. A combination of factors, both international and domestic, has contributed to fluctuation in the sector and 2019 is forecast to be an eventful – but potentially very fruitful – year for those who have the appetite and resources to adapt.

Nov 09, 2018

Richard_ThomasEven though the UK has now implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it’ll need to agree new arrangements with the EU post-Brexit.

Oct 15, 2018

Tim_ClipstoneUntil recently, ethical investing was seen as an expensive fad, sacrificing returns for principles. However, the fad has not gone away. In fact, it seems to be gaining in validity and attracting increasing amounts of investment capital.

Sep 12, 2018

Tout_and_NicholsThe European Commission has consistently advocated against intra-EU bilateral investment treaties (BITs).

Jul 16, 2018

Emily HarmsworthUK limited partnership law reforms are like buses: you wait ages, then lots arrive at once. The legislation is over 100 years old and in the last few years, notable changes have been made.

Jun 11, 2018

Gavin_WeirWags have predicted consolidation fever in the asset management space for a good half-decade, but few seem to have looked back at whether history followed the tarot cards.

May 23, 2018

Emma_RachmaninovFor those asset managers’ legal and compliance teams who breathed a sigh of relief in January when MiFID II was implemented, the next items on the UK regulatory change agenda probably include the Financial Conduct Authority’s Asset Management Market Study (AMMS), the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) and responding to Brexit.

Apr 24, 2018

Rachel_KentThe European funds industry, like the rest of the financial services industry and indeed many other industries, is awaiting a clear path forward in the post-Brexit environment.

Mar 19, 2018

James_DuncanThe UK’s residential income investment market is changing rapidly with increased political focus, leasehold reform, new entrants and insatiable housing demand.

Feb 22, 2018

Owen_LysakFew in financial services will have missed the advent of MiFID II. So intense was the interest, it would have been easy to overlook the EU Benchmarks Regulation, which will also have significant implications for the buy-side in 2018.

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