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Guernsey's Private Investment Fund proves a popular route to market

Guernsey's Private Investment Fund proves a popular route to market

Guernsey’s Private Investment Fund regime was launched in November last year and has so far proved to be a popular route to launch a private fund. As the regime approaches its first anniversary, Annette Alexander (pictured) of Carey Olsen, on behalf of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association, explains the PIF’s key features and the reasons behind its popularity.

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Reform of EU’s Solvency II rules for insurers may trigger surge in European listed real estate investment

Reform of EU’s Solvency II rules for insurers may trigger surge in European listed real estate investment

Changing EU capital requirement rules for insurers so that listed real estate is treated like direct property investment could result in a sharp increase over time in investment flows to the industry from the continent’s largest pool of institutional capital, the CEO of the European Public Real Estate Association said at EPRA’s annual conference on Wednesday.
 

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Why 2017 must be the year of compliance. Part 2: MiFID II

Why 2017 must be the year of compliance. Part 2: MiFID II

By George Ralph (pictured), RFA – If you hadn’t already got enough on the agenda for this year, MiFID II - Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II - and its accompanying regulation, Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) are looming ever closer to their full implementation date of 3rd January 2018. That’s 23 weeks away. I don’t need to tell you that it’s not long at all.