legal

Mar 20, 2019

Lisa_WeihserThe Swiss fund market is the fourth largest in Europe with a 7.2 % market share and a total volume of 1,088.8 billion Swiss francs (€966 billion).

Feb 18, 2019

Adrian_BrownAlternative investment fund managers wanting to raise money in the EEA in the future will need to monitor forthcoming changes to the rules.

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.

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