The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an updated version of its supervisory briefing on MiFID II suitability requirements.
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).
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’.
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.
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.
The chief executive of Cayman Finance, speaking on behalf of businesses on Cayman, has welcomed the outcome of a 10 month investigation by the European Union that has excluded the Cayman Islands from a so-called blacklist of countries that it claims are not doing enough to crack down on offshore avoidance schemes.
As part of continuing efforts to improve the international tax framework, the OECD has released the first analysis of individual country efforts to improve dispute resolution mechanisms.
Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott has hailed a trip to London to promote the Cayman Islands financial services industry, conducted as a joint venture between Cayman Finance and the new Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, as a step forward in a long standing plan to increase positive, proactive and face to face engagement with international key decision makers.
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative of alternative investment managers, has published a guide for investment managers to help them understand and implement the requirements of the European Union’s updated Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID2), which will apply from January 2018.
Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton has conducted meetings this month with UK and European Union lawmakers in London and Brussels, on subjects including beneficial ownership; the EU screening process; proposed UK legislation; OECD and EU initiatives; Brexit; and to participate on a panel in Brussels on corporate taxation.