Brexit and Fund Managers

Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) and MiFID firms need to consider the impact that Brexit will have on their business in the light of recent opinion issued by ESMA to relevant EU national regulators.

FX Global Code

This new Code is relevant to all FX market participants, whether buy-side or sell-side, regardless of ‘product’, including E-Trading Platforms (page 4 provides a guide to the types of entities to which the Code will be relevant – ranging from the treasury operations of family offices to hedge funds and “financial institutions”).

FCA Review: Suitability

The FCA seems happy with the outcome of a review of suitability it undertook last year which captured 1,142 individual pieces of advice given by 656 firms.