October 2016
Issue 117

October 2016

ERIC LONERGAN, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, EPISODE MACRO FUND, M&G INVESTMENTS

Recent shifts in policy direction by global central banks may prove to be profound. Since the financial crisis, most major central banks have responded to...

NICHOLAS WALL, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, OLD MUTUAL GLOBAL STRATEGIC BOND FUND

Central bankers find themselves today in an unenviable position. They have succeeded in bringing real interest rates down to historical lows, but struggled...

GERAUD CHARPIN, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, BLUEBAY ASSET MANAGEMENT

The uneventful meetings from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) and the Federal Reserve (Fed) earlier in September were broadly seen as a green light for risk assets,...

HAMLIN LOVELL

The latest addition to Lyxor’s UCITS platform, which won The Hedge Fund Journal’s 2016 award for ‘the Leading UCITS Hedge Fund Platform...

HERMANN BEYTHAN, INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT PARTNER, LINKLATERS LUXEMBOURG

Britain’s vote in June to leave the European Union represents a huge leap into the unknown for the United Kingdom, but also for the EU partners with...

SAM LIEBERMAN, PARTNER, SADIS & GOLDBERG LLP

The insider trading case against Leon Cooperman is eerily similar to the SEC’s loss to Mark Cuban, by relying on a “he-said, she-said”...

JON FELDMAN AND MICHAEL PARTRIDGE, GOODMANS LLP

In March 2016, Smoothwater Capital Corporation announced its intention to nominate three new directors for election at the 2016 annual general meeting of...

ANNE-MARIE GODFREY, PARTNER, AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD

Following a two year consultation period, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commision (“SFC”) issued a Circular in October 2015 (“...

JARKKO PELTOMAKI, TOR SINCLAIR AND JOAKIM AGERBACK

One of the key arguments and most often cited explanation for the rise in popularity of beta investment products has been investors’ reluctance to pay...

PATRICIA TAYLOR, PARTNER, WILLIAM FRY

The Fourth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (EU 2015/849) (AMLD4), which came into force on 26 June 2015, will replace the Third Anti-Money Laundering...

ANDREW WEAVER, APPLEBY

In the first step of a radical overhaul and rationalisation programme for Jersey fund regulation, on 1 August 2016 the Jersey Financial Services Commission...

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