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Investment Companies briefings
A survey on smart beta conducted by Russell in January 2014 amongst institutional investors in N America and EMEA, uncovered an unmet need in the market place for a series of factor indices that either enhance or mitigate exposures. In response it launched the ‘HEFI’.
Published:11 August 2014
This report highlights the benefits to investment trusts of a high-degree of holdings transparency, and how unreasonable suppression can be misleading for shareholders. It calls on the investment trust industry to improve transparency within its portfolios to create a level playing field.
Published:23 May 2012
In a welcomed decision for the derivatives market and the users of the ISDA Master Agreement, the English Court of Appeal recently handed down its judgment in four related cases including Lomas and others v JFB Firth Rixson Inc. Baker & McKenzie summarise the key points to take away.
Company:Baker & McKenzie
Published:02 May 2012
In January 2012, the Jersey Financial Services Commission launched a new private placement funds regime in order to facilitate close-ended funds, including property funds and private equity funds, for offer to not more than 50 professional investors or sophisticated investors.
Published:15 March 2012
Business Area:Private Equity
From January 2012, a new regulatory authorisation process for the establishment of privately placed funds is available in Jersey. This briefing provides a general overview of the new PPF regime, how it will be managed and administrated, permitted investors and promoter requirements.
Published:24 January 2012
Singapore is a financial hub with a reputation for attracting international business as a result of a highly-regarded and transparent regulatory regime, tax incentive schemes, and innovative investment structures such as the business trust. This briefing by Norton Rose examines the business trust.
Published:02 September 2010
Business Area:Emerging Markets