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New investment legislation promises fresh boost for fund sector

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:18

Some 12 years ago the Mutual Funds Act provided regulation of the investment fund sector in the British Virgin Islands for the first time. »

International outreach boosts funds growth

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:16

The British Virgin Islands have been a major offshore financial centre for around a quarter of a century. »

A high-quality administration model

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:14

International Financial Administration was born out of a desire to offer a higher quality of service than was generally available to asset managers - and that remains elusive today. »

Administrators' growth helps boost fund services offering

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:12

Several years ago, when Citco stopped carrying out fund administration in the British Virgin Islands and consolidated its operational services in Curaçao, the islands' fund services business »

Fund industry rides out the credit crunch

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:09

The worldwide credit crunch and economic slowdown may be temporarily hobbling the growth of hedge funds, but for Walkers' practice in the British Virgin Islands and for the jurisdiction's fund indu »

BVI funds offer a Caribbean alternative

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 18:07

The fund services industry in the British Virgin Islands has been reinvigorated over the past few years, notably through the rapid growth in the number and size of international law firms as well a »

Hedge fund liquidations rise more than 15 per cent in first half, says HFR

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 16:54

Volatile financial markets continued to impact the hedge fund industry in the second quarter of the year, contributing to more than 180 hedge fund liquidations, according to Chicago-based »

Aima opposes ban on short selling as cure for financial market volatility

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 16:48

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has spoken out against calls for a ban on short selling of bank stocks in the wake of t »

SEC unveils new permanent rules to curb naked short selling

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 07:10

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced various measures that it says will strengthen investor protection against 'naked' short selling and that apply to the securities of all »

Enhanced Investment Products hires David Lau as head of finance and operations

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 07:00

Hong Kong-based asset manager Enhanced Investment Products has appointed David Lau as head of finance, administration and operations as it moves it »

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