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Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Guernsey confirms continuity of UK market access for funds post-Brexit

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 09:23

Guernsey’s financial services regulator has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to ensure market access for Guernsey investment funds into the UK after Brexit. »

Mark Wetjen, DTCC

DTCC outlines principles for post-trade processing of tokenised securities

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 09:20

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has published a white paper that outlines function-based guiding principles for regulators and market participants for the post-trade processing of tokenised securities. »

Todd Moyer, Confluence

Confluence appoints Senior Vice President of Engineering

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:56

Confluence, a specialist  in investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, has appointed Jory Wheeler has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of Engineering.  »

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Spring Valley Asset Management launches Diversified Alpha Portfolio

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:55

Spring Valley Asset Management (SVAM) has launched the SVAM Diversified Alpha Portfolio, a multi-dimensional, systematic trading system which applies creative modelling techniques to a rich set of fundamental and technical features across short, medium, and long-term horizons (from one day to three months) that aim to capture both direction and divergence across liquid global futures markets. »

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Refinitiv appoints New Head of Sustainable Investing & Fund Ratings 

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:54

Refinitiv has appointed Leon Saunders Calvert as Head of Sustainable Investing & Fund Ratings, a newly created role that brings together Refinitiv’s ESG Sustainable Investing and Lipper Fund Ratings businesses to increase focus on unearthing links between sustainable business strategies and financial performance.  »

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PEF Services promotes client services team members to Managing Directors

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:53

PEF Services, a fund administrator for alternative investment managers, has promoted Emily Chen and Delphine Jones, CPA to Managing Directors within the firm's Client Services group, reporting to PEF Chief Operating Officer Beth Manzi. »

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Sidley adds Investment Funds Partner in Chicago

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:51

Sidley Austin has added Joshua S Cohen as a partner in its Investment Funds practice in Chicago.   »

Sharaf F Sharaf, Gulf Capital

Gulf Capital makes senior appointment in Private Debt Division

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:49

Gulf Capital, an active alternative asset management firms in the Middle East, is expanding and strengthening its executive team with the appointment of Sharaf F Sharaf as a Managing Director in Gulf Credit Partners, the Firm’s private debt business. »

CME Group approved to operate in Amsterdam

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:47

Derivatives marketplace CME Group’s new legal entity CME Amsterdam BV has received approval from the Dutch Minister of Finance. »

Mike Byrne, JFA

New MoU between JFSC and FCA will give managers added certainty and confidence, says JFA

Wed, 13/03/2019 - 10:46

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Jersey’s financial regulator the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) should give fund managers added certainty around accessing UK investor capital through Jersey in the lead up to Brexit, according to Jersey Finance and the Jersey Funds Association (JFA). »

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