SFr. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) has introduced legislation to limit the power over corporations enjoyed by top asset managers, many of whom have provoked Republicans into adopting “environmental, social and governance” standards for corporations. The Investor Democracy Is Expected Act would empower passive investors who invest their money in mutual fundsRead More →

Domestic CBI publishes “Dear CEO” letter addressed to MiFID approved firms offering structured retail products On April 22, 2022, the CBI published a “Dear CEO” letter addressed to MiFID approved companies offering structured retail products. The letter details the CBI’s findings from a series of focused reviews of structured retailRead More →

VANCOUVER, BC, April 26, 2022 /CNW/ – The British Columbia Securities Commission’s (BCSC’s) latest Securities Dealers and Advisers Compliance Sheet, released today, reflects the focus over the past year on the marketing materials that these businesses use to attract and retain customers. The report card highlights several recurring shortcomings inRead More →

It’s no secret that housing became expensive during this period of high inflation. Rents have increased by a median of 11% and house prices have climbed around 19% since 2021. Many factors are behind this increase, such as the end of eviction moratoriums, low interest rates and the ever-increasing demandRead More →

NAPLES — The Real Estate Management Services Group, a Naples-based company that manages REIT portfolios, has merged with a New York-based company with an office in southwest Florida, LDR Capital Management. The companies declined to disclose financial details of the transaction. A spokesperson did not return an email asking whatRead More →

Cryptocurrency-related investments are gaining acceptance among Canadian institutional investors, but companies are showing restraint in how much they allocate to these assets, a new study finds. Fifty-seven percent of institutional investors surveyed said they had exposure to crypto-related assets between 2020 and 2021, according to the survey. The survey wasRead More →

CALGARY, March 30, 2022 /CNW/ – In honor of Fraud Prevention Month, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has launched a multimedia campaign to raise awareness of the spoofed and cloned websites of legitimate registered investment firms. The campaign includes a fake website that highlights several tell-tale signs of fraud inRead More →

A company owned almost entirely by Western investors has been used to help sites spreading Russian misrepresentations earn thousands of dollars a day from on-site advertisements. Yandex is known as Russia’s Google and, like its larger and more famous counterpart, runs both a search engine and a vast digital advertisingRead More →

CIF, cryptocurrencies and regulations By Stelios Yiannaki Senior Manager Treppides & Cie Ltée What is Cryptocurrency Trading? Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by surprise in recent years and have turned into an absolute trend in the virtual investment world. Countries have been caught off guard to fully understand the essenceRead More →

Monday, March 21, 2022 2:16 p.m. Clearlake Capital and Motive Partners bought BETA+ for $1.1 billion Clearlake Capital and specialist technology investor Motive Partners have come together to acquire data and processing company BETA+ from the London Stock Exchange Group today for $1.1 billion. BETA+, which provides back-office processing solutionsRead More →

By Stelios YiannakiSenior ManagerK. Treppides & Cie Ltée What is Cryptocurrency Trading? Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by surprise in recent years and have turned into an absolute trend in the virtual investment world. Countries have been caught off guard to fully understand the essence of cryptocurrencies and impose regulationsRead More →

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee oversight hearing on September 14, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/Pool via Getty Images) Following persistent cyber threats from Russia, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing new cybersecurity rules to strengthenRead More →

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sealed the premises of three companies – Oxford International Group/Oxford Commercial Services, Farmforte Agro Allied Solutions Limited/Agro Partnerships and Vektr Capital Investment/Vektr Enterprise for illegally engaging in activities on the capital market. In a statement on Monday, the SEC said the companies’ officesRead More →

National Entry into force of changes to reporting requirements for investment firms On 21 February 2022, the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48(1)) (Investment Firms) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (the regulations) entered service. The Regulations amend the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48(1)) (Investment FirmsRead More →

Modular and scalable technology with full customer customization LONDON, UK, March 3, 2022 / — Chronicle software (Chronicle), the specialist provider of low-latency technology solutions for the financial services industry, has expanded its suite of ultra-fast, high-performance trading solutions with the release of the Chronicle Matching Engine. Developed in responseRead More →

The UK Real Estate and Infrastructure Investment Forum (UKREiiF) has so far secured the attendance of nearly 750 senior executives and professionals representing major investors and lenders to the event, representing over 200 companies from investment. UKREiiF is a groundbreaking new event taking place in Leeds from the 17th toRead More →

Vacation homes have seen growing demand since the start of the pandemic, and investors are taking notice of the sector, largely the domain of individual owners until now. Investors want to capture more of the bustling short-term rental market. Saluda Grade, a New York-based investment firm, has partnered with AvantStay,Read More →

Thanks to the pandemic, geographically distant telecommuters and locked-in travelers have boosted demand for vacation rentals. Additionally, low interest rates have made borrowing and buying traditional rental properties more attractive, increasing property values ​​and making it harder for new buyers to make a profit. As a result, several deep-pocketed investmentRead More →

The regulations require companies in the investment industry (as well as banks and other financial institutions) to determine whether they are holding assets for persons engaged in prohibited activities – such as participating in gatherings intended to prevent trade or to interfere with critical infrastructure – and to stop providingRead More →

From left to right: Ryan Craft, General Manager, Saluda Grade; Sean Breuner, Managing Director, AvantStay (Saluda Grade, AvantStay, iStock) Short-term rentals are no longer just for family owners: Wall Street has taken notice of the market and is getting in on the game. New York-based investment firm Saluda Grade isRead More →

the Investment firms The report includes the market length assessment, in addition to market drivers, restraints, and opportunities. The report also describes the aggressive landscape of the main agency opposition, also due to the percent market share of agreeable organizations. This review takes an in-depth look at the investment firmRead More →

Goodwin Procter represents Citrix Kirkland advises Vista Equity Partners, whose subsidiary acquires a software publisher Gibson Dunn, Debevoise guide Affiliated with Elliott Investment Management, another buyer (Reuters) – Four major U.S. law firms are working on a deal for software maker Citrix Systems Inc to be acquired by affiliates ofRead More →

In an off-market sale, Denver-based real estate investment firms Strat Ventures and Capital Zeme have acquired Lyric No. 39, a newly constructed six-story mixed-use development in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood, from the developer Alpine investments. The $20.4 million purchase marks the companies’ first partnership and Strat Ventures’ fourth and largest investmentRead More →

The Global Investment firms The industry report gives a comprehensive account of the global investment firm market. Details such as market size, key players, segmentation, SWOT analysis, most influential trends and business environment are mentioned in this report. Additionally, this report contains tables and figures that give a clear perspectiveRead More →

HONG KONG SAR – Media outreach – January 27, 2022 – Babel Finance, an Asian crypto financial services startup, has secured the first crypto deal in Asia for multiple global investment firms. With an injection of $40 million, the Babel Finance cryptocurrency showed that there is growing investor demand forRead More →

HONG KONG SAR – Media outreach – January 27, 2022 – Babel Finance, an Asian crypto financial services startup, has secured the first crypto deal in Asia for multiple global investment firms. With an injection of $40 million, the Babel Finance cryptocurrency showed that there is growing investor demand forRead More →

The regulation and directive on investment firms (the “IFR/D package”), became applicable on 26and of June 2021. The IFR/D Package introduced a new prudential framework applicable to Investment Firms. For more details on the entry into force of the IFR/D Forfait, please consult our article of 4and from November 2021.Read More →

EUGENE, Ore.– Elderly residents living in the community of Lakewood Park in northwest Eugene are demanding change. They say their neighborhood has changed dramatically since investment companies and new property management got involved. About 180 prefabricated houses make up the community. Residents over 55 have lived in the neighborhood forRead More →

National CBI publishes “Dear CEO” letter addressed to MiFID authorized firms and credit institutions offering MiFID investment services On 1 December 2021, the CBI published a “Dear CEO” letter (the letter) addressed to MiFID approved investment firms and credit institutions offering MiFID investment services (the firms). The letter details theRead More →

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has entered into agreements with six member investment firms to pay restitution to clients on advance rollovers of unit investment trusts (UITs). © Shutterstock Not all companies reasonably supervised early ITU renewals, resulting in potentially excessive sales charges for customers. Through the settlements, FINRARead More →

U.S. Representatives Maxine Waters (D-CA), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, and Joyce Beatty (D-OH), chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, released a report on diversity and inclusion in America’s largest investment companies. © Shutterstock The report — titled Diversity and Inclusion: Holding America’s Largest Investment Firms AccountableRead More →

Investors are scrambling to grab virtual plots of land in the Decentraland metaverse. Analysts are criticizing Sandbox for copying Decentraland’s metaverse in many ways, considering MANA to be a dominant metaverse token. As Bitcoin price struggles to recover from a dip below $57,000, capital is turning to Sandbox and Decentraland.Read More →

Man Investments Holdings, ELMA Philanthropies and Aegis Capital Holdings hung a total of nearly 64,000 square feet at Fisher Brothers‘ 1345 Avenue of the Americas. Asking rent was $90 per square foot in each transaction, according to a spokesperson for the landlord. “We are very pleased to welcome Man InvestmentsRead More →

Global brand development firm Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has announced that funds advised by CVC Capital Partners (CVC) and HPS Investment Partners (HPS) have signed definitive agreements to purchase significant stakes in the company from certain current shareholders. from ABG. The transaction values ​​the company at $12.7 billion in enterpriseRead More →

There will be significant changes to the way FCA investment firms manage the remuneration of staff for performance years from 1 January 2022. The changes introduced by the new prudential regime for investment firms (IFPR) will have an impact on all MiFID investment firms, but the extent of the changesRead More →

Get the pace of innovationThe Boston Globe’s tech reporters tell the story of the region’s technology and innovation industry, highlighting key players, trends and their importance. PHILANTHROPY Shipley gives BU $8m for digital center Fund manager and philanthropist Richard Shipley has donated $8 million to Boston University to establish theRead More →

CyrusOne shareholders will receive $90.50 per share. Global investment firms KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP“) plan to acquire CyrusOne, a first Global Data Center REITs. It is an all-cash deal worth approximately $15 billion, including debt assumption. Dave Ferdman from CyrusOne Dave Ferdman is co-founder and interim president andRead More →

The regulation and directive on investment firms (the “IFR/D package”) became applicable on 26and from June 2021, introducing a new prudential framework applicable to investment firms. Prior to the introduction of the new prudential framework, investment firms were subject to the Capital Requirements Regulation and the Capital Requirements Directive. InvestmentRead More →

What is IFPR? The new UK prudential regime for investment firms (“IFPR”) will come into force on 1 January 2022 and will apply to UK investment firms authorized under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID”) as applied in the UK post-Brexit, which will include current “BIPRU” businesses and “ExemptRead More →

Cyprus is a long-established international business center that provides security, stability and prosperity to foreign investors for a number of reasons. To name a few, there are: The advanced commercial infrastructure of the island; Its stable economy; The robust and transparent legal system; Its political stability; The favorable environment forRead More →

Find seismic change in DEI leadership NEW YORK, September 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, today released the findings of its Experimental Partner Program, an international project that brought together 41 investment organizations to test the effectiveness of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)Read More →

From 26 June 2021, a new prudential regime applies to investment firms authorized under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive(“MiFID II”). This new framework, defined in the Investment Firms Regulation (“IFR”) and the Investment Firms Directive (“IFD”), is revising in depth the body of prudential rules for investment firms byRead More →

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) – Other funds joined Mr. George Soros’ investment firm to reduce exposure to U.S.-listed Chinese companies in the second quarter, averting a selloff sparked by a state crackdown on everything from ride-sharing companies to education companies. D1 Capital Partners, the investment firm headed by Mr. Dan Sundheim,Read More →

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 →