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Maples Group expands Cayman Islands Regulatory & Compliance practice

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 10:05

The Maples Group has appointed Hugo Lodge as a partner in its Regulatory & Compliance legal practice.   »

IHS Markit brings ESG reporting to private capital markets

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 10:38

IHS Markit, a specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions, has launched an environmental, social and governance (ESG) data collection and reporting solution for private equity (PE) firms, venture capital (VC) firms, their portfolio companies and investors.   »

Jonathan Saxton, Optima Partners

Smaller investment firms face challenges in compliance management

Tue, 05/02/2019 - 09:07

Small to mid-sized investment firms continue to face significant challenges in operating compliance programs that are needed to meet intense regulatory scrutiny, according to Optima Partners, a leading global financial regulatory compliance firm. »

Scott Sommerville, MaplesFS

Maples and Calder and MaplesFS combine as the Maples Group

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 10:45

Maples and Calder and MaplesFS which together comprise Maples Fiduciary and Maples Fund Services, have consolidated their offerings under a single brand, now called the Maples Group. »

James Waldinger, Artivest

Artivest expands alternative investment platform to offer product structuring and fund distribution solutions

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 10:24

Following the successful completion of its merger with alternative asset manager Altegris, Artivest has expanded its suite of services to include product structuring and fund distribution solutions for asset and wealth manager enterprise partners. »

Bob Nicolson, Nicolson Bray

The case for a virtual Chief Information Security Officer

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 14:51

By Bob Nicolson, Head of Consultancy at Nicolson Bray – Organisations today are facing a dangerous combination of mounting cybersecurity threat and a lack of in-house expertise to meet the challenge. Smaller firms have typically allocated responsibility for information security to a member of the operations or financial team and given IT the responsibility for technical cyber security.  In most cases these responsibilities are secondary to the allotted individuals main role, resulting in issues around prioritisation and conflicts of interests. »

Portia Amato, Optima Partners

Optima Partners appoints compliance veteran

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 08:42

Optima Partners has appointed compliance industry veteran Portia Amato as a Director in the firm’s New York office.    »

Maitland adopts ILPA reporting template

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 18:26

Maitland has enhanced its fund administration platform with the adoption of the Institutional Limited Partners Association’s (ILPA) reporting template. »

Katey Bogue, eVestment

eVestment Private Markets Group and PitchBook form strategic data partnership

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 14:00

eVestment, a specialist in institutional investment data and analytics, and PitchBook, a data provider for the private and public equity markets, have formed a strategic partnership through which PitchBook’s private market fund performance data is now available in the eVestment Private Markets platform. »

Andrew Gordon, RBC I&TS

RBC I&TS appointed depositary and administrator by AMOAI for first Luxembourg-based global infrastructure debt fund

Mon, 14/01/2019 - 10:34

RBC Investor & Treasury Services (I&TS), part of Royal Bank of Canada, has been appointed depositary of Asset Management One Alternative Investments’ (AMOAI) first global Luxembourg domiciled infrastructure debt vehicle – Cosmic Blue PF Lotus FCP. »

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