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Global Fund Media Guide to Relocation

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The 'Guide to Relocation 2014' special report comprises 7 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

Sunil Gopalan, GFM

Global Fund Media Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:04

The Global Fund Media Guide to Relocation 2014 is the fourth edition of this unique online publication being made available to the 50,000-strong audience of investment managers, institutional investors and fund service providers that read GFM’s family of investment management newswires daily. »

Aliya Allen, CEO & Executive Director, Bahamas Financial Services Board

Your business, your life in the Bahamas

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:10

By Aliya Allen (pictured), CEO & Executive Director, Bahamas Financial Services Board – It is not by chance that The Bahamas is amongst the most successful international financial centres in the region today. More than 80 years of thought, effort and co-operation have produced ideal conditions for High Net Worth individuals, families and businesses as well as funds related companies to manage wealth efficiently in comfort and style. The country’s mature financial services industry, established infrastructure, progressive government, tax neutral environment and luxury lifestyle all have been carefully cultivated to satisfy the specific needs of the most exclusive clientele. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

British Virgin Islands

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:15

By James Williams (pictured) – Fund numbers in the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) remain steady in 2014 with 53 mutual fund licenses having been granted during the first half of 2014 according to statistics released by the BVI Financial Services Commission. »

Fiona Le Poidevin, Guernsey Finance

Substance drives up interest in Guernsey

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:20

Fiona Le Poidevin (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explains why issues of substance are driving up interest among fund managers in the potential upside of relocating to Guernsey. »

Jo Stoddart, Quintessential Relocation Consultants

The best of both worlds in Guernsey

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 11:49

By Jo Stoddart (pictured), Quintessential Relocation Consultants – Quality of life isn’t easy to measure – perhaps because it is more readily defined through its absence. A gradual waning of the old joie de vivre, a lack of spring in your step, a busy schedule that feels like Ground Hog day… »

Malta

Malta

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 13:23

By the Malta Financial Services Authority – Investment services regulation: The Investment Services Act provides for the authorisation of investment services licence holders and collective investment schemes operating in or from Malta. »

Ticino

Ticino – a place in paradise

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 12:01

By James Williams – Lugano is the principal city of Ticino, in Switzerland’s southernmost region and is the Italian speaking region of the country. Milan in the north of Italy is less than a one-hour drive away. Lugano has a long tradition as a financial centre; its first bank was established more than 150 years ago. There are nearly 60 banks and many other financial operators, making Lugano the third main financial hub in Switzerland after Zurich and Geneva. »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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