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Odile Renner, Arendt

Arendt chooses Unity NXT Regulatory Reporting from Confluence for AIFMD reporting

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 11:04

Arendt Regulatory & Consulting has selected Confluence’s Unity NXT Regulatory Reporting AIFMD Transparency Reporting to support their clients with AIFMD reporting challenges. »

A ‘KURE’ for regulatory fatigue

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 11:12

By Ras Sipko, KOGER – For the past four years, alternative fund managers with US investors have been coming to terms with the far-reaching effects of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or FATCA. Some 60-plus countries have signed up to cooperate with the IRS in order to enforce FATCA and this year the compliance burden is set to grow yet again. On 31st May 2017, fund managers will have to submit their first filing under the OECD Common Reporting Standards initiative, which can best be thought of as global FATCA or 'GATCA'. »

James Williams, Global Fund Media

Multiple growth drivers boost Ireland’s Funds Industry

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 11:04

There are a number of encouraging developments in Ireland that would, on the surface, appear to place it on a strong footing to further enhance its reputation as Europe's leading onshore alternative funds jurisdiction.  »

Cyril Delamere, ML Capital

ML Capital evolves fund solutions offering

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:55

ML Capital, one of Ireland's leading management company groups, has grown to exceed EUR3 billion of AUM over the last 12 months. The growth trajectory over recent years has enabled ML Capital to evolve from being a leading UCITS platform operator to being more of a fund solutions provider to managers and investors alike.  »

John Bohan, Apex Fund services

Moving towards the paperless office

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:50

The Irish Government is keen to embrace the FinTech revolution as is evidenced by its IFS2020 strategy for International Financial Services, which aims to create 10,000 new jobs in the IFS sector by 2020.  »

Linda Gorman, Quintillion

Forging closer links with clients

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:42

Alternative fund managers have had a myriad of regulatory change to contend with over recent years. In the early stages, many chose to take on the reporting burden themselves. This was very much a learning curve.  »

James Williams, Global Fund Media

Ireland: Positioning to be the European RegTech leader

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 10:34

Dublin's International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) employs over 38,000 people and is home to some of the world's leading financial institutions; industry stalwarts such as Merrill Lynch, ABN Amro, JP Morgan.  »

Scott Marden, CIP Capital

CIP Capital creates RegTech platform

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:34

CIP Capital has formed Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS), a provider of technology-enabled regulatory and compliance solutions to the financial services industry.   »

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Royal London selects Confluence for AIFMD Annex IV reporting

Fri, 06/01/2017 - 09:07

Royal London Asset Management has selected the Confluence’s Unity NXT AIFMD Annex IV transparency reporting solution to support the company’s growing alternative investment fund business. »

Philip Tham, Citco

Citco launches enhanced risk and transparency offering

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:07

Citco has launched an enhanced version of its risk and transparency offering which will enable clients to monitor and assess risk using flexible, customisable tools. »

Drooms launches virtual data room

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 14:56

Drooms has launched its new virtual data room Drooms NXG, an intuitive platform designed to increase automation of due diligence processes, for example within the framework of mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and IPOs. »

Kuflink turns to Contego for AML checks

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 09:12

Kuflink, a peer-to-peer lending platform where loans are secured against UK based property, is integrating Contego’s multi-source identity verification and risk-scoring platform to carry out Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks on individuals. »

Bricksave selects Contego’s fraud detection platform to carry out complex KYC and AML checks

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 10:19

Real estate crowdfunding platform Bricksave has selected Contego’s platform to carry out international checks on individuals to ensure compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) requirements. »

Contego achieves Cyber Essentials PLUS status

Contego achieves Cyber Essentials PLUS status

Tue, 12/07/2016 - 13:12

Contego, the multi-source fraud detection platform, has achieved the Cyber Essentials PLUS certification, a government backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against cyber attacks. »

Brian Roberts

Compliance mindset to be set by senior management

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 12:46

Although it might not necessarily be top-of-mind for a start-up manager, if they are serious about building a proper business then establishing a culture of compliance from the get-go is important.  »

Joe Vittoria

Mirabella and CTAS platforms provide pathway to AIFM status

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 12:21

One of the primary reasons for investment managers choosing to use regulatory hosted services such as those provided by Mirabella, part of the Cordium group, is because of the time it takes regulators to approve manager applications; sometimes up to nine months in the UK.  »

RegERM reporting solution for Annex IV compliance

RegERM reporting solution for Annex IV compliance

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 12:13

Regulatory reporting remains a pertinent issue for a lot of fund managers under AIFMD. One of the attractions of going with a fully outsourced AIFM, which can also provide sub-fund capabilities for those dipping their toe into Europe, is that the reporting and operational compliance function is taken care of.  »

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Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services and Confluence launch Annex IV reporting services

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 16:01

Confluence is to provide Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services with a range of reporting solutions for its new Annex IV reporting services for alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs). »

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BNP Paribas Securities Services’ AIFMD reporting solution eases administrative burden for fund managers

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 12:32

BNP Paribas Securities Services has launched an outsourcing service for AIFMD reporting, allowing asset managers to fulfil their reporting obligations without the associated administrative and financial burden. »

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Pacific Fund Systems delivers automated AIFMD Annex IV reporting solution

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 11:54

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) has delivered an automated AIFMD Annex IV reporting solution in the latest release of its PFS-PAXUS fund accounting and share registry software platform. »

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ConceptONE’s AIFMD Annex IV Solution available for AIFMs to meet 30 October deadline

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 16:00

ConceptONE is geared up to file AIFMD Annex IV reports for AIFMs in all major EU National Competent Authorities (NCAs). »

Regulation

Cordium expands offering with Strategic Regulatory Response Plan

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 16:02

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, has launched a Strategic Regulatory Response Plan for clients. »

Luxembourg

Fuchs & Associés Group launches Super ManCo

Mon, 22/09/2014 - 06:02

Fuchs & Associés Group has been granted authorisation by the CSSF for Fuchs Asset Management SA, its Luxembourg-based super management company (Super ManCo). »

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Bedell Trust authorised to provide depositary services from London and Jersey

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 16:00

Bedell Trust has received regulatory approval and a variation of permission from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide depositary services to UK alternative investment funds (AIFs) as well as "depositary-lite" services to non-EEA AIFs from its London office. »

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