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  • LatAm fund industry: the benefits of outsourcing

    The Latin American investor market is evolving. Looking at markets from Miami to São Paulo, advisers, wealth managers, fund selectors and institutional investors are all witnessing the same change: Latin American investors are opening up to new investment opportunities and approaches as regional GDP continues to rise.

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  • Blockchain and Private Equity: a marriage made in heaven?

    Blockchain is the “buzzword” of 2018 but does it have any real use and purpose in relation to private equity? Blockchain is growing in popularity across multiple industries with new applications emerging, but in reality what are the potential benefits for private equity managers in embracing this new technology?

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  • Luxembourg strengthens its regulatory regime as it prepares for Brexit

    Luxembourg is well established as the second largest funds domicile globally, after the US, with a record number of assets under management (AUM) of over EUR 4 trillion. As we edge closer to the Brexit deadline of 30 March 2019 with still a lot of uncertainty for the funds market, Luxembourg’s regulatory body Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) has been ahead of the curve in demonstrating that the country is open for business and bolstering its regulatory regime to further enhance its position on the global stage.

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Impact investing in Africa

Africa

By Shameel Rumjaun, Senior Business Development Manager, SGG Mauritius

The Global Impact Investing Network defines impact investments as investments which are made into companies, organisations and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

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Taxing times for UK real estate investments: What next for funds and investors?

By Neil Synnott, Client Director in Luxembourg.

Are UK real estate investments about to lose their shine? Further to the announcement of an unexpected reform to the property tax regime by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Autumn Budget 2017, there are signs that foreign investors in UK real estate investments may be losing their appetite.

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Why do so many funds fail to raise capital?

Why do so many funds fail to raise capital?

by Edward Simpson, CEO Finscoms

In a world where regulation has pushed towards a more uniform playing field, Communication plays a key role in a funds’ success. The top 10% of best performing funds are successful because communications are an important and proven part of their strategy.

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The Alternative Investment Funds regime in India: Regulating for Growth

By Udit Gambhir, Managing Director SGG Asia

Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) are a relatively new phenomenon in India, but they are already making their mark on the investment landscape as a viable alternative to traditional investments in mutual funds and portfolio management services. Recent regulatory changes are set to prepare the AIF industry for substantial continued growth over the years to come.

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Exclusive interview with Roger Hartmann, one of the prestigious speakers at the upcoming SGG Crossroads conference

Roger Hartmann

In this exclusive interview, Roger explains what has inspired him to be one of the speakers at the inaugural SGG Crossroads conference and the importance of the financial industry of having a strong compliance framework.

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Cryptocurrencies: how do we strike the right balance?

Andreas Slabber, Client Manager, SGG Netherlands.

There is a great buzz around cryptocurrencies currently, and wide speculation about how these will revolutionise payment and banking systems of the future.

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The revamped EuVECA Regulation – changes and perspectives

By Renaud Graas, Avocat à la Cour.

The purpose of this note is to highlight the changes brought by Regulation 2017/1991 to the EuVECA Regulation and try to put those changes (and the EuVECA Regulation generally) into perspective.

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Mauritius

Mauritius ranked 1st among Sub Saharan countries in the Doing Business 2018 report

Mauritius was ranked 1st among the Sub Saharan countries and 25th overall in the Doing Business Report 2018 published by the World Bank.

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