Regulation hammer

October 2018: Regulatory Update

The financial crisis in 2008 saw regulators around the globe agreeing on some commonly shared aims to enhance the integrity of the markets and mitigate risks for governments and consumers. What we have seen over the past couple of years is a parting of ways and certainly a more fragmented approach to regulation across the…

Cayman AML Regulation: Deadline Update

This week the much anticipated Cayman AML Regulation was updated as CIMA issued a notice regarding the deadlines for compliance. How does this impact you? Regulated Funds Funds that are registered with or licensed by CIMA are still required to appoint the relevant AML Officers by 30 September, 2018. Notification of these appointments to CIMA…

Bulls-eye

Apex Heaped with Praise in 2018 Global Custodian Survey

    The Apex Group has once again outperformed in both the Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund Administration Survey’s.   Extract from the Hedge Fund Survey: Apex has attracted more responses than any other provider in the survey. That alone is tribute to a consistent strategy, faithfully executed, and a string of acquisitions, successfully…

Switching Administrator

The Integration Game: How we are combining several acquisitions

The Apex Group’s Global Head of Integrations, Chris Mulhern, was interviewed by Global Custodian, Editor, Jon Watkins, about the transformational string of acquisitions made over the past year: No fund administrator has made more acquisitions since the start of 2017 than Apex Fund Services. Christopher Mulhern, global head of acquisition integrations discusses the process of…

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Dissecting ESG: Ethics and Profitability

  There are a wide spectrum of ethically focused investment strategies around, various ways of referring to them and a lot of acronyms… Divesting, ESG, Negative Screening, Shareholder Activism, Shareholder Engagement, Positive Investing, Impact Investing, SRI, Ethical Investing, Faith based Investing, Norms-based Investing, Values-based Investing, Thematic investing, Philanthropic investing…the list goes on. Environmental, Social and…

Complience

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GDPR

GDPR. The regulation making waves across all industries is going to have a particular impact on the asset management space. Fund managers and service providers alike must fully understand what is required from them with regards to data management. Download our GDPR Fundamentals Brochure for a guide to GDPR in the asset management space.