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Paul Van den Abeele, Clifford Chance

SCSp is now part of the fund structuring toolbox

“The Special Limited Partnership (SCSp) has been successfully introduced into Luxembourg law. It is set to benefit from onshore fund activity following the AIFMD and is of particular interest to Anglo-Saxon managers and investors given their familiarity with limited partnership


FCA is now ready to receive Annex IV reports for the AIFMD 

Tim Thornton, managing director, global client delivery, Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services, comments on news that the FCA is now ready to receive Annex IV reports for the AIFMD… It is good to see the reporting mechanisms and processes for Annex

Brian McDermott, A&L Goodbody

The ICAV: New opportunities

By Brian McDermott (pictured) & Nessa Joyce – Ireland took a significant step closer to paving the way for the establishment of the Irish collective asset-management vehicle (the ICAV) with the publication of the ICAV Bill on 29 July this year,

Sean O'Donovan, Clearstream

A one-stop subcustodian service

On 3 October 2014, Clearstream, a Luxembourg-headquartered international central securities depositary, successfully completed the acquisition of Citco Global Securities Services Limited (CGSS). With the integration of around 300 Citco employees, the Cork-based office is now Clearstream’s largest operational hub for

Ken Sommerville, Quintillion

Overcoming AIFMD challenges

Quintillion Limited is a European-based affiliate of U.S. Bancorp Fund Services, a global alternative administrator with assets under administration of USD117bn, with Europe’s AuA totalling approximately USD19bn. Over the last two years, Quintillion focused on making structural changes to the

FCA fines five banks GBP1.1 billion for FX failings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed fines totalling GBP1.1 billion (USD1.7 billion) on five banks for failing to control business practices in their G10 spot foreign exchange (FX) trading operations. The banks and their respective fines are: Citibank NA

LME consults on enhancements to physical delivery network

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has launched two market-wide consultations concerning enhancements to its physical delivery network and to the LME Warehouse Agreement. “We are pleased to be able to issue these two consultations following our recent success in the

Former Moore Capital trader pleads guilty to insider dealing

Julian Rifat, a former senior execution trader at Moore Capital Management has pleaded guilty to an indictment reflecting eight instances of insider dealing. Profits from the dealing exceeded GBP250,000.    Rifat is the third individual to plead guilty to insider

Kavitha Ramachandran, Maitland Group

Luxembourg leads in AIFMD stakes

By Kavitha Ramachandran, Maitland – As the alternative investment market matures, investors are increasingly demanding far more information and transparency from fund managers in return for their capital. Transparency is the new name of the game. In this regard, the Alternative


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