Opinion

Robert Quinn

SEC case highlights support CCOs must be given

Demonstrating a robust compliance culture is critical to successfully attracting institutional investors and avoiding regulatory



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Paul McMillan

Editor’s view: US manager Ucits push continues apace

Balyasny joins the likes of Paulson and Visium in launching European liquid alts


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Sam Macdonald

Is acquisitive SS&C set to take top admin spot?

The technology firm's Citi acquisition comes hot on the heels of its purchase of Advent


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Maiya Keidan

Editor’s view: Admin Citco overtakes State Street for top spot in assets

Administrator Citco has pulled the rug out from under State Street as it took the


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Alex Cardno

How will Volcker rule alter banks’ hedge fund investments?

Since January 2014, US investment banks have been forced to reduce hedge fund exposure in


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Jack Inglis

Let’s extend AIFMD passport to all fund centres

AIFMD passport should be extended to all hedge fund centres


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David Roes

An Unexpected Oasis: Why this manager is betting on Vietnam

Globally focused investment managers are constantly being challenged by world market events


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Sam Dale

Cayman has it all to play for on AIFMD passport

Esma’s decision not to award Cayman funds an AIFMD passport alongside Jersey, Guernsey and, almost


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James Tinworth and Maryanna Sharrock

Why should private equity be HMRC’s golden child?

Stephenson Harwood partners ask why the UK favours private equity over hedge funds for tax


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Paul McMillan

Editor’s view: Credit Suisse latest to see HF equity opportunity

HFMWeek this week reveals Credit Suisse is looking to join the likes of Blackstone, Goldman Sachs



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Paul McMillan

Assessing the Basel III effect and regulatory battles

We look at the numerous ways Basel III/G-Sib rules are impacting the sector


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Mark Mannion

What is the best way for European managers to access the US?

BNY Mellon MD examines the best ways to access the US from a European base


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Maiya Keidan

UK and German regulators clash over AIFMD attestation requirement

Marketing into Europe post-directive is certainly not for those with a weak constitution


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Sam Dale

The ousting of FCA chief Martin Wheatley

FCA chief executive is leaving the organisation on September 12 after four years


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Bill Prew

Tick-box mentality grows one year after AIFMD

Bill Prew discusses how the mammoth EU regulation has shaken the market in the last


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Paul McMillan

Editor’s view: Managers ready and waiting on Iran

A number of firms are looking to launch specialist funds as sanctions are eased


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Maiya Keidan

Anti-money laundering law welcomed

Market participants expect private funds are on brink of new guidance from the US government


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Justin McGowan and Duncan Sankey

The human factor in credit investing

Cheyne Capital duo discuss their new book on the human side of credit investing


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Paul McMillan

Editor’s view: Has the SEC underestimated ADV move burdens?

Experts warn on costs and particular hit on non-US managers


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Robert Duggan

What would we have done without Weavering?

Fiduciary duties have become an industry as much as they remain a responsibility


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Paul McMillan

Editor’s view: Industry awaiting SEC’s cyber-security risk alert

OCIE director highlights investor concerns and reveals plans to issue new guidance


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Paul McMillan

Editor’s view: The risk in cutting your losses

Eclectica duo on the lessons learned from an eventful few years