Linear Investments Chairman, Jerry Lees, investigates the advances in technology designed to ease the research burden for UK corporates, fund managers and investors under MIFID II. In September 2017, the FCA made it clear that corporate access was not research and could therefore not be paid for out of investors assets. It would be considered.
Jerry Lees, Chairman of Linear Investments, discusses GDPR and its impact on Asset Managers Hot on the heels of MiFID II, Asset Managers are now facing the next wave of regulation; GDPR. GDPR is a European directive with worldwide reach. No matter where in the world you are transacting business, GDPR will affect you should.
Linear Investments are delighted with our success at the HFM European Service Awards 2018 where we beat strong competition by taking home the Best Outsourced Trading Solution award. This award pays tribute to the whole team at Linear who work constantly to offer the very best solution to all of our clients. Jerry Lees, Chairman.
Linear can offer Transaction & Trade reporting support for EMIR, MiFIR & MiFID II obligations Jerry Lees, Chairman of Linear Investments The inception of MiFID II substantially expands the regulatory reporting requirements placed upon investment firms. Additionally, under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) all counterparties are required to report details of derivative contracts they.
Paul Kelly, Chief Executive Officer at Linear Investments, explores the advantages of Discretionary Fund Management for the IFA market In today’s environment, IFA’s might not have given Discretionary Fund Management (DFM) the time it deserves. In simple terms the right DFM and support can allow you to: Save time and focus on strengths An IFA’s.
The Rise of the Boutique Prime Broker The GCC has been subject to a constantly evolving business environment in recent years, with Tier 1 banks trimming down services and only offering those services to a select clientele. In addition, new global regulations such as Basel III are putting heightened pressure on asset managers. The.
Why Outsourcing Makes Complete Sense Under MiFID II While MiFID II is designed to offer greater protection for investors, and provide more transparency across asset classes, it also creates a tougher market to successfully operate in. MiFID II covers equities markets, fixed income commodities, currencies, futures, exchange-traded products and derivatives such as CFDs; it.
Linear Investments have won the award for ‘Best Boutique Prime Broker’ at this year’s Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2018 The Hedge Fund Journal Awards, held last night at No1 Lombard Street, celebrated the best businesses in the sector who are at the leading edge of the industry. Linear Investments is proud to have won the.
Jerry Lees, Chairman of Linear Investments, writes on the broker requirements for hedge fund startups, the challenges they face, and how a boutique prime broker such as Linear Investments can help startup managers establish and grow their hedge fund. Hedge fund start-ups on the lookout for brokers
By Colin Lloyd Globally stock markets were mixed last month but the US made new all-time highs despite the imminent arrival of quantitative tightening. Bond markets were range bound, the US$, which looked like it might rebound last month, faded whilst oil hit its highest level since July 2015. Stocks The Nasdaq made a new.
By Colin Lloyd October is often regarded as the most dangerous month for the stock market, probable a behavioural bias related to the collective market memory of the 1987 and 1929 crashes. Last month the Federal Reserve announced their intension to shrink their balance sheet and the ECB began to moderate the pace of their.
Linear Investments won ‘Best Prime Broker – Credit Strategies’ at this year’s Alt Credit Intelligence European Services Awards 2017. The awards, held on Thursday 2nd Novemeber, 2017 at The Plaisterers’ Hall in London, celebrated innovative hedge fund service providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service with continued product development over the previous year. Linear Investments.