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Key facts you need to know about PRIIPs KIDs

7th September 2018 - Blog Posts - Knowledge Library

New regulations on Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Products (PRIIPs) were introduced by the EC in January 2018. We cover the FAQs you need to know about PRIIPs KIDs definition, regulation and liabilities… Read more…

Appointed representative or direct FCA authorisation?

4th July 2018 - Blog Posts - Knowledge Library

It can be difficult for fund managers to weigh up whether to obtain direct authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority or whether to use an appointed representative instead. There are pros and cons to both… Read more…

AML & KYC – What is the Difference?

22nd June 2018 - Blog Posts - Knowledge Library

‘Anti-Money Laundering’ (AML) and ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) are terms at the forefront of the financial industry, as institutions take firm steps to crack down on financial crime and the financing of terrorism. There can be some confusion sometimes, though, about the difference between KYC and AML, so in this blog post we will explain … Read more

Private Equity – How LPs Select a GP – The 4 Ps

22nd May 2018 - Blog Posts

Private Equity – How LPs Select a GP – The 4 Ps Within private equity we are seeing a shift with Limited Partners (LPs) conducting a greater level of due diligence on the General Partners (GPs) they invest with. This can be broadly grouped into four key areas; people, performance, process, and price. People – … Read more