Amendments to Cayman trusts law a welcome development, says Ogier partner

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 13:10

Amendments providing greater certainty and clarity to Cayman trusts law reaffirm the Cayman Islands' position as a market leading jurisdiction for the establishment and administration of sophisticated trust arrangements. »

Loud hailer

Broadridge launches extended global proxy voting solution

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 14:13

In response to the European Commission’s updated Shareholder Rights Directive, Broadridge Financial Solutions is launching an extended solution to support both institutional- and retail-focused intermediaries for global proxy voting.  »

Darryl Noik, Capricorn

Capricorn launch aids smaller fund managers in regulatory process

Tue, 14/05/2019 - 16:20

Compliance firm Robert Quinn Consulting and family office Capricorn Capital Group have joined forces to create a discretionary management regulatory hosting platform, Capricorn Regulatory Hosting, with offices in London, New York, and through Capricorn, Johannesburg and Hong Kong. »

PIMFA now offering SM&CR webinar sessions

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 10:16

PIMFA, a trade association for investment managers and financial advisers, is now offering free webinars and podcasts to members and non-members covering key topics and themes affecting the industry and firms. »

Kay Ingram, LEBC

Firms comment on FCA call for input on RDR and FAMR review

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 12:03

The FCA has launched a review of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) and the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR) reviewing their impact on the market to date, and assessing how the market may develop in the future. »

JTC secures Cayman trust licence and appoints new MD

Wed, 01/05/2019 - 15:22

JTC been granted a trust licence by The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) allowing the firm to offer a broad range of trust administration services through the Cayman Islands. »

Most advisers working towards SM&CR compliance, says Intelliflo survey

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 09:52

Most advisers are aware of the Senior Management and Certification Regime (SM&CR) that comes into force in December 2019 and almost two thirds (62 per cent) of advisers are well on the way to being compliant, according to a survey of 325 users of Intelliflo's Intelligent Office (iO) in March 2019. »

Ban

FCA confirms permanent ban on sale of binary options to retail consumers

Mon, 01/04/2019 - 10:46

Following consultation feedback, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed all firms acting in or from the UK are prohibited from selling, marketing or distributing binary options to retail consumers. »

PIMFA calls for FCA to postpone implementation of revised FOS compensation limits

Mon, 25/03/2019 - 10:28

PIMFA, the trade association for investment managers and financial advisers, has called on the FCA to postpone implementation of revised FOS compensation limits. »

Clifford Chance launches SMCR Manager

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:50

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has launch of SMCR Manager, a digital, interactive tool supporting SMCR compliance for firms regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  »

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