Legal & Regulation

Regulation

ESMA begins preparatory work for new market abuse regime

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a Discussion Paper setting out its initial views on the implementing measures it will have to develop for the new Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). »


Steven Ferigno, Allegro Development Corporation

EMIR compliance – is 90 days enough?

Steven Ferrigno (pictured), Managing Director EMEA for Allegro Development Corporation, comments on Monday’s announcement from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) regarding the reporting deadline for EMIR, the European Market Infrastructure Regulation regime… »


Fiona Le Poidevin, Guernsey Finance

Meeting GP & LP demands

Evidence shows that Guernsey continues to meet the demands of both private equity managers and their investor base, writes Guernsey Finance chief executive Fiona Le Poidevin (pictured)… »


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FactRight launches alternative investment product and sponsor due diligence report centre

FactRight has launched a secure online report centre to better serve the alternative investment due diligence community. »


Bermuda

Conyers advises on first Class A Exempt Fund registered under Bermuda’s new funds regime

Conyers Dill & Pearman has advised the first Class A Exempt Fund to be registered in Bermuda under the new funds regime. »


Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Guernsey event shows practical aspects of AIFMD implementation

Nearly 200 fund managers and advisers attended a Guernsey event in London this week to hear the practical aspects of implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »


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CFTC obtains restraining order against AlphaMetrix

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a complaint against AlphaMetrix, a Chicago-based commodity pool operator and commodity trading advisor.  »


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LME approves changes to warehousing policy

The board of the London Metal Exchange (LME) has approved the proposed changes to its warehousing policy designed to cut queues at warehouses, following a three-month consultation with the global metals industry. »


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CFTC charges Donald R Wilson and DRW Investments with price manipulation

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a civil enforcement action in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York against Donald R Wilson and his company, DRW Investments.  »


Fiona Le Poidevin, Guernsey Finance

ILS emerges as an alternative asset class

Fiona Le Poidevin (pictured), chief executive of Guernsey Finance, explores how Guernsey’s investment and insurance expertise mean it is capitalising on the opportunities presented by the growth of Insurance Linked Securities (ILS). »


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