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Phoenix Fund Services gets AIFM approval from FCA

Phoenix Fund Services (UK) has received Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) for alternative investment funds (AIFs) under the new AIFMD legislation. Phoenix Fund Services (UK) has been appointed as the AIFM for

AIFMD incomplete and uncertainty remains, says AIMA

The implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is incomplete and significant uncertainty remains, according to the the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). A number of European countries have not implemented the AIFMD to date or not implemented

LME Clear receives EMIR authorisation

The Bank of England has approved LME Clear’s application as a central counterparty under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). LME Clear’s authorisation is effective from 3 September 2014.   The bank’s decision followed a positive opinion reached on 28

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Ireland finalises loan origination fund structure

The Irish Funds Industry Association has welcomed the announcement by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) on the finalisation of the framework for Ireland’s loan origination fund structure. This will be the first dedicated regulatory regime in the EU for

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CFTC issues rule for deposit of customer funds with UK depositaries

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an interpretation of Commission Regulation 30.7(c) under the Commodity Exchange Act.  The interpretation permits futures commission merchants (FCMs) to deposit customer funds margining foreign futures positions with UK-licensed investment firms that

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UK finance industry welcomes Social Media Charter

Key figures from the UK’s financial industry have welcomed the launch of the Social Media Charter, which aims to ensure compliant use of social media. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced a couple of weeks ago the launch of a

Alceda granted AIFM licence in Luxembourg

Alceda Fund Management has been granted a licence to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the Luxemburgish Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). The licence will enable Alceda to work with initiators of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)


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