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Trade Monitoring & Analysis
Ensure compliance with post-trade, position limit, substantial shareholding thresholds, and other market transparency requirements.

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Custody Concerns Continue

You timely filed your Form ADV within 90 days of fiscal year end, but, did you properly answer all the questions related to custody? Not surprisingly, the Form remains confusing for many advisers, as does application of the Custody Rule itself. The SEC has issued guidance, letters to the industry, alerts and FAQs, but things … Continued

Blockchain Isn’t Hot Sauce

Guest post by Samson Williams, Partner – Axes & Eggs and Keynote Speaker – Ascendant CSS Spring 2019 Conference  I started telling people that blockchain isn’t hot sauce in mid-2017 to help explain why initial coin offerings (ICOs) were just the latest form of unregulated, online gambling. In November 2017, with Bitcoin nearing a high … Continued

ESMA Updates AIFMD Q&As

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has updated its Questions and Answers on the application of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). Specifically, ESMA has added two new Q&As, providing clarification on the calculation of leverage under AIFMD: The treatment of short-term interest rate futures for the purposes of AIFMD leverage exposure calculations … Continued