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FATF/GAFI – Auslegungsnote zu «Virtual Assets» und «Virtual Asset Services Provider»

Die Financial Action Task Force (FATF/GAFI) hat am 22. Februar 2019 die revidierte Empfehlung 15 veröffentlicht, die neu auch «Virtual Assets» und Anbieter von «Virtual Asset Services» erfassen soll. Die Auslegungsnote soll im Juni 2019 formell verabschiedet werden. Die revidierte … Continue reading

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The FCA fines an individual for failing to observe proper standards of market conduct and on similar facts issues its first formal decision under its competition powers against three asset management firms

On 21 February 2019, the FCA fined two asset management firms for breach of competition law.  No fine was imposed on the other asset management firm, Newton Investment Management Limited (Newton), as it had been given immunity under the competition … Continue reading

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Asset Partitioning and Financial Innovation

Ofer Eldar & Andrew Verstein, The Enduring Distinction between Business Entities and Security Interests, 92 S. Cal. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Christopher M. Bruner While business entities have existed for centuries, their essential nature and forms of … Continue reading

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Asset and wealth management M&A activities in 2018 and beyond

Merger and acquisition activities in 2018 in the asset and wealth management sector logged a total of 140 deals, up 5% from last year. According to an overview published by PwC, the total announced value of the M&A deals was … Continue reading

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Asset Bubbles and Product Market Competition

Francisco Queiros (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) identifies Asset Bubbles and Product Market Competition. Abstract: This paper studies the effects of rational bubbles in an economy characterized by imperfect competition in product markets. It provides two main insights. The first is that… … Continue reading

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