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21 May 2018

MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited has announced its engagement with LGIM Managers (Europe) Limited to provide designated persons to support its Irish management company.

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21 May 2018

As 'open market' US CLOs are now exempt from US risk retention rules, Maples Fiduciary has undertaken a third survey of its US CLO manager clients to assess the impact of the ruling and how managers think the market will evolve as a result.

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19 Apr 2018

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has noted that for a Cayman Islands investment entity to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (2018 Revision), it must designate a natural person, at managerial level, to act as its Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

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10 Apr 2018

Both the financial crisis and the Weavering case highlighted significant deficiencies in the way some fund managers approached the role of appointing directors to the board resulting in more independent non-executive board members now being appointed. While high quality, engaged independent directors add value throughout the life of a fund, these individuals play an especially critical role when a fund is facing challenges.

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5 Apr 2018

Cayman Islands unit trusts have become an increasingly popular vehicle for Japanese investors who are seeking to gain exposure to global assets. A unit trust can be structured as a "stand-alone" trust or as an "umbrella" trust with each requiring a trustee to declare the trust and who will then delegate a series of functions and powers to third party service providers.

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