A recent announcement by the London Stock Exchange has ensured that the UK becomes a more attractive listing destination for fast-growing companies. This white paper reviews this announcement and analyses the rules that companies need to adhere to gain trading admission.
European asset managers face significant regulatory challenges. The impact of new regulation will be substantial and will cause upheaval and change in the sector. This white paper summarises European and US areas of regulation that will impact European asset managers.
Russian companies are increasingly finding opportunities to invest in South East Asia, particularly Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This white paper reviews the region's attractiveness and the pitfalls that companies need to consider before moving into these markets.
This white paper summarises key findings of a recent conference that focused on Russia’s globalisation strategy. This conference highlighted how Russian companies adapt when moving into new regions, the issues they face and lessons that can be learnt.
This at-a-glance timeline illustrates some key dates for the latest legal and regulatory changes affecting the funds and real estate sectors.
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive will almost certainly apply to investment entities listed under Chapter 15 of the UKLA's Listing Rules. In this white paper, Nabarro's financial services team sets out some of the factors to consider about the AIFMD.
The HK Securities & Futures Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission are working together on the mutual recognition of retail funds authorised in Mainland China and HK. This paper provides details on the proposal for mutual recognition and analyses the practical implications.
The extent to which an offer document for a Jersey Fund is regulated depends on the type of fund and how widely the offer document will be circulated - namely, whether it is a public or private offer. This white paper provides an overview of how to comply with applicable Jersey legislation.
This table provides a basic comparison of key features of BVI and Cayman investment funds in areas including legal structures, types of funds available and regulatory issues.
There is little doubt that 2012-2013 is a period of significant change for the investment funds industry. Understandably, there has been a lot of attention given to the AIFMD, but there have been and will be other developments of considerable importance to the alternative investment funds market.