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Many concerns and uncertainties surround the implementation and operation of hedge funds under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). In a forum sponsored by BNY Mellon and KB Associates,...
Issuers of structured products may not have enough time to rewrite their programmes before the grandfathering provision of the Prospectus Directive runs out, say lawyers
A proposed ban on the promotion of Unregulated Collective Investment Schemes and ‘similar products', drafted by the UK's Financial Services Authority, will include some structured products issued by...
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Sellers of Ucits products in the UK now have until 2014 to apply for permission to provide the key investor information document after a transaction is completed rather than before
Dealers have been busy war-gaming eurozone break-up scenarios in recent months. But one of the most complex, and uncertain, areas is what would happen to derivatives contracts in the event one or more member states leave the eurozone. By Matt Cameron...
Islamic derivatives users are still getting to grips with a new sharia-compliant master agreement, but some argue the market will be stunted without an accompanying collateral document. Lawyers say that is some way off, so they’re cooking up bespoke...
A new fraud-fighting body is being created as part of the UK government’s shake-up of financial regulation. Some welcome the proposed Economic Crime Agency, saying its integrated approach is just what is needed. Others worry valuable aspects of the...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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