GDPR: Are You Confident?

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 – outsource your transaction & trade reporting

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.

Tony Hallside, Linear’s Middle East Representative, looks at changes to the Prime Broker market in his region

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.

Jerry Lees, Chairman of Linear Investments, comments on outsourcing under MiFID II

  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 win at 2017 Alt Credit Intelligence European Services Awards

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.