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Top Jurisdictions for Investment Funds According to GFM

Where in the world? The top jurisdictions for investment funds... The focus of this unique Guide is to help fund managers and their advisers decide where best to locate their investment funds - and themselves - for optimum access to their target distribution markets. This sixth edition of the Guide draws together in one volume…
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Survey – Fund Managers see Regulatory Environment Demanding More Time

Majority of fund managers see upcoming regulatory environment demanding more time, says Northern Trust survey. Close to 70 per cent of fund manager clients, prospective clients and consultants attending a Northern Trust event on regulation believe that the upcoming regulatory environment will demand more of their time, compared with time spent over the past year.…
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FINMA – Discretionary Voting Rights Reporting Changes

SWITZERLAND: FINMA has issued a press release announcing changes to the reporting requirement for parties with power to exercise Full Press Release Modified reporting for the discretionary power to exercise infrastructure voting rights. To define who has the duty to notify positions held, on behalf of third party investors. Obligation with anyone who has the…
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Australia: Consultation Paper for the Transparency of Beneficial Ownership

On 13 February, 2017, the Australian Treasury issued a Consultation Paper - Increasing Transparency of the Beneficial Ownership of Companies The Paper proposes a registration of beneficial ownership. Here are a few highlights: Aimed to improve transparency of information on beneficial ownership and control. To implement the G20 high-level principles on beneficial ownership transparency. Seeks…
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