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Maples boosts its regulatory & compliance unit

Cayman Islands, UK22-03-2019

The Maples Group has appointed Hugo Lodge as a partner in its regulatory & compliance legal practice.

EU alt investment funds worth €4.9tr in 2017: ESMA

Cayman Islands, Europe08-03-2019

Alternative Investment Funds based in the EU was worth €4.9 trillion in 2017, as measured by Net Asset Value (NAV), according to The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) first statistical report on the sector. That is nearly one third of the total EU fund industry.

US and UK bodies issue reassurance on derivatives trading post Brexit

Europe, UK01-03-2019

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Bank of England, including the Prudential Regulation Authority (BoE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have issued a statement regarding derivatives trading and clearing activities between the United Kingdom (UK) and United States (US) after the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU).

More than half of financial services execs only update IT when they have to

Europe, Global, US01-03-2019

Some 52 per cent of senior decision-makers in financial services organisations in the US and Europe update or replace in-house solutions because they become technologically outdated, according to a new report by Asset Control.

Space exploration enters new phase of cooperation and investment opportunities: CAIS 19

Cayman Islands07-02-2019

Space exploration is reaching a new phase of development and exploration which will see increasing cooperation and partnerships between both countries and governments and the private sector, Beth Healey, extreme expedition medic and research scientist, told delegates at the annual Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS), being held in Grand Cayman this week.

ESMA publishes update to supervisory briefing on MiFID II

Cayman Islands, Europe28-11-2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an updated version of its supervisory briefing on MiFID II suitability requirements.

Hedge funds allocate $59bn to responsible investment globally

Cayman Islands, Global, US08-06-2018

Hedge funds globally have allocated at least $59 billion to responsible investment (RI), according to a survey by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative of the alternative investment industry, and the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS).

AIMA publishes paper on impact of Brexit on alternative managers

Europe, UK, US11-04-2018

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative of alternative asset managers, has published a position paper entitled ‘Brexit and Alternative Asset Managers: Managing the Impact’.

Technology augmentation: the future of AI is not all it seems

Cayman Islands, Europe09-02-2018

The world has entered a new ‘information’ age and the pace of change means it is increasingly hard to predict the future. But Maurice Conti, chief innovation officer, Alpha, which is billed as Europe's first moonshot factory, believes the future will revolve around ways in which the natural capabilities of humans are augmented by technology.

AIMA publishes GDPR guidance for investment managers

Cayman Islands, Europe, Global30-01-2018

Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative of alternative investment managers, has published a GDPR Implementation Guide to help members understand and comply with new EU-wide rules that come into effect on 25 May.

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