Legal & Regulation

Brian McDermott, head of investment funds at A&L Goodbody

A&L Goodbody completes investment fund company redomiciliation to Ireland

Law firm A&L Goodbody has completed the first investment fund company migration to Ireland from Bermuda, under new legislation which facilitates the effective redomiciliation of investment fund companies from six separate jurisdictions to Ireland.  »


Prison bars

Australian futures trader’s sentence upheld

Former futures trader Spartaco Fasciale has lost his appeal against a six year jail term for obtaining property and a financial advantage by deception and breaching his duties as a company director. »


British Virgin Islands

Appleby offering authorised representative services in BVI

Appleby Authorised Representative, an affiliate of Appleby Corporate Services (BVI), has been certified by the BVI Financial Services Commission to act as an authorised representative under the Securities and Investment Business Act 2010.  »


Report and magnifying glass

Caceis launches service for KID implementation

Caceis has launched a service that aims to help management companies implement the Key Information Document, which replaces the Ucits simplified prospectus on 1 July 2011. »


Marco Martins, head of Harney's Latin America practice

Harneys opens Montevideo office

Law firm Harneys has opened an office in Montevideo, Uruguay. »


Chris Bound, Collas Day’s senior partner

Law firms Collas Day and Crill Canavan merge

Collas Day in Guernsey and Crill Canavan in Jersey are to merge in the spring of 2011. »


Mary Shapiro, Chairman, SEC

SEC unveils rules for oversight of alternative asset managers

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted by a 4 to 1 majority on Friday to propose new rules to strengthen its oversight of investment advisers and fill key gaps in the regulatory landscape, notably by bringing managers of hedge funds and other alternative investments under its aegis. »


Regulation

Focus on regulation and new indices at Edhec-Risk forum in Monaco

At the fourth edition of the Edhec-Risk Institutional Days conference at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on 8-9 December, Edhec-Risk Institute will be presenting research results on two key themes for the investment industry: regulation and indices. »


Scam

Gold Coast resident pleads guilty to international investment scam

Melanie June Miller of Mermaid Waters, Queensland, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment in the Southport Magistrates’ Court for her involvement in an international investment scam which raised almost AUD7m from Australian investors. »


Law books

Advent educates firms on potential impact of legislation

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the investment management industry, has hosted a series of events to educate firms on the impact of cost basis legislation and what they can do to prepare. »


Upcoming events

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Mon, 12/05/2014 (All day) - Dubai
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