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UK investment companies welcome disclosure plans for contracts for difference

UK investment companies welcome disclosure plans for contracts for difference

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 05:50

The UK's Association of Investment Companies has welcomed the publication by the Financial Services Authority of proposals that will require the disclosure of contracts for difference and »

Markit and Creditex announce final results of Washington Mutual credit event auction

Markit and Creditex announce final results of Washington Mutual credit event auction

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 05:47

Markit and Creditex, in partnership with 14 credit derivative dealers, have conducted a credit event auction to facilitate the settlement of credit derivative trades referencing Washington »

Update on tax developments and tax efficient deal structuring

Update on tax developments and tax efficient deal structuring

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 00:01

There is no doubt that the Channel Islands provide an attractive location for investment funds which can benefit from the specialised profession »

Regulatory reforms help Guernsey fund industry spread its wings

Regulatory reforms help Guernsey fund industry spread its wings

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 13:11

Like other jurisdictions around the world whose fortunes depend to a degree on the health of the investment industry, Guernsey has been watching the storms buffeting the financial world over the pa »

Flexibility wins out in a changing environment

Flexibility wins out in a changing environment

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 13:08

Guernsey has always been recognised as a very stable yet highly flexible offshore jurisdiction with good but not excessive regulation. »

Legal changes complete new fund regime

Legal changes complete new fund regime

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 13:06

Over the past three years Guernsey has undertaken a wholesale restructuring of its regulatory regime for investment funds, designed to make the jurisdiction more attractive for promoters of alterna »

Outsourcing model eases island's resources constraints

Outsourcing model eases island's resources constraints

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 13:04

Guernsey's fund administration industry is thriving thanks to a flexible outsourcing regime that allows much of the labour-intensive but comparatively low-value number-crunching work to be carried »

Guernsey growth continues despite market turmoil

Guernsey growth continues despite market turmoil

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 13:03

Worldwide the hedge fund industry is feeling the effects of the credit crunch, the demise of stalwart Wall Street prime brokers, falling equity markets, a flight to quality and a return by investor »

Fund industry ready to exploit crisis opportunities

Fund industry ready to exploit crisis opportunities

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 13:01

The challenges for Guernsey's hedge fund industry in the coming months and years are slowly emerging from the continued fog that is the current banking and economic crisis. »

Providers make the difference for start-up funds

Providers make the difference for start-up funds

Mon, 27/10/2008 - 12:59

While the much-documented credit crisis maintains a stranglehold on financial markets, the still relatively young alternative investment industry continues to grow. »

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