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ASIC EXTENDS TRANSITION PERIOD FOR DISCLOSURE COMPLIANCE

In response to concerns raised by industry associations about the reliability of information provided, on Tuesday 29 November 2016, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) announced an extension of the transition period for superannuation trustees and responsible entities to comply with updated fee and cost disclosure requirements. ASIC has had to respond to strong…

Apex CIS

FUND SPOTLIGHT: OCTOBER 2016

Welcome to the October edition of the Apex Capital Introduction Services Fund Spotlight delivering the latest market information including statistics around fund launches, top fund performers and information on live opportunities. New Funds Spotlight There always seem to be a lot of stories about amazing FX strategies banded around the hedge fund industry, with the…

Robo Advisor

ROBO ADVISORS – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

The relentless and fast paced advancements in the fintech arena have created a fierce pool of competition driving fees down and forcing innovators to come up with quicker, better and more responsive ways of delivering service – and so enters the Robo-advisor.

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FUND SPOTLIGHT: SEPTEMBER 2016

Welcome to the September edition of Fund Spotlight; delivering the latest alternatives market information from Apex, including fund launch stats, top fund performers and live illiquid opportunities. New Funds Spotlight The systematic hedge fund space has advanced in leaps and bounds over the past few years. The introduction of self learning algorithms is perhaps the…

Dubai

APEX CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF BUSINESS IN DUBAI

Apex Dubai celebrates its 10 year anniversary in Dubai having been the first independent fund administrator to be licensed by the DFSA back in 2006; today servicing both private equity and open ended funds, handling all asset classes. Offering an efficient and flexible approach to fund services, the Dubai office tailors its support to meet…

Global Fund Administration

GLOBAL FUND ADMINISTRATION

With the recent decision for a Brexit, and as Britain prepares to leave the EU, fund managers are left wondering how this could affect their investments and what passporting rights will be available to them. As funds diversify to stay competitive, the asset management world is shrinking. Access to a variety of markets and geographies…

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FUND SPOTLIGHT: JULY 2016

Welcome to the July edition of Fund Spotlight; delivering the latest alternatives market information from Apex, including fund launch stats, top fund performers and live illiquid opportunities. New Funds Spotlight: There are currently numerous opinions circulating around the best strategy for long term investments. Geographies such as Africa and Russia have been widely talked about…

Asia Globe

ASIAN COUNTRIES SIGN UP TO FUND PASSPORTING SCHEME

The Asia Region Funds Passport Memorandum officially came into effect on the 30th June 2016. Representatives from Australia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand and Thailand have signed the MoC and will have 18 months to implement the arrangements. What is the Asian Region Passport Scheme? The Asian Region Funds Passport is designed to provide a multilaterally agreed…

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FUND SPOTLIGHT: JUNE 2016

Welcome to the June edition of Fund Spotlight; delivering the latest alternatives market information from Apex, including fund launch stats, top fund performers and live illiquid opportunities. New Funds Spotlight: The structured credit market has been vilified among the public in recent years with many mainstream media outlets damning it as a major cause of…

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HOW WOULD A BREXIT AFFECT UK & EU FUND MANAGERS?

Possible impacts of a Brexit on fund managers With the distinct possibility of a Brexit looming in the not too distant future, UK based fund managers and those those trading in the UK could potentially be greatly impacted. The International Monetary Fund recently warned that a Brexit could cause severe damage to the economy, yet…