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AIFMD Amendments under a No-Deal Brexit

On 21 February the UK Treasury published its preparations for a no-deal Brexit called the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The main objective of these regulations is to ensure smooth sailing in a no-deal Brexit … More


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CEO Message: Review of Q1

Global Growth in Q1 Throughout Q1 2019 we at AQMetrics kept a singular focus on exceptional customer experience. This has lead to of a number of large UK hedge funds signing up for the AQMetrics experience. ¬†Leading global fund administrators … More


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FCA and ESMA statements on shares trading obligations under a no-deal Brexit (STOs and Article 23 of MiFIR)

In the interests of avoiding uncertainty with market participants, ESMA released a statement on the 19th March regarding the trading obligation for shares (under Article 23 of MiFID) in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Under Article 23 investment firms … More


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Making Ireland more attractive to Private Equity

The Irish funds industry recently got a breakthrough in its efforts to establish Ireland as a European domicile for private equity funds as the Investment Limited Partnerships Bill 2018 will be published shortly (depending on Brexit developments) following a government … More


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UCITS after Brexit

How will law in the UK affect UCITS funds after the 29th March 2019? This is the big question that none of us currently have the answer to. ¬† It is interesting to see however, that larger UCITS managers are … More