As Malta’s funds sector and the overall financial services industry grows, accountancy firms are finding it difficult to find enough staff and are using global networks for expertise and experience....
With only a couple internationally recognised custodians operating in Malta, the regulator is keen to attract more competition before European Union legislation hits the statue books.
Malta continues to attract start-up managers but is also attractive for hedge funds with more esoteric strategies as well as Swiss managers and other mid-sized funds looking for a European Union base....
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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New tax rules on the treatment of structured finance transactions confirm Malta’s tax neutrality and maximise the efficiency of securitisation transactions done in and through the jurisdiction.
Despite an unsettling sovereign debt crisis in the eurozone, Malta’s financial services sector and in particular hedge fund development continues to grow at an accelerated pace.
Hedge funds still in doubt after publication of European Securities and Markets Authority’s (Esma) advice on implementation of the alternative investment fund managers (AIFM) directive.
Permal is taking an activist approach to the fund of hedge funds business, creating more opportunities and ways to work with institutional investors. Customisation is the name of the game.
Ian Morley, a 37-year veteran of fund of hedge funds, sees promise in emerging managers in Asia, challenging regulation and an industry that is evolving to meet the demands of institutional investors.
Leading names in the hedge fund industry take an hour most weeks to explain the truth behind the media stories as guests of the live radio talk show, the Naked Short Club, presented by Dr Stu.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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