Several foreign financial institutions seeking to set up investment entities in India’s International Financial Services Centers (IFSCs) have pressed the pause button pending negotiations of India’s terminated bilateral trade agreements with 58 countries, even as the Indian funds are exploring opportunities in these centers. A European fund seeking to establishRead More →

Investment firms in the UK (“UK“) who are authorized to perform investment services or activities under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID”) (EU/2014/65) (including alternative investment fund managers (“AIFM”) with a “complementary” MiFID authorization) will be subject to the new prudential regime for investment firms (“IFPR”), which will comeRead More →

The BofA Securities research team has produced a report that helpfully outlines the three dominant global themes they believe will affect investment portfolios for the remainder of 2021. What these trends will mean for Canadian equities is mixed and d an interesting way. The first theme involves a strengthening globalRead More →