31/08/2017 / Briefing
A unit trust is a special kind of investment vehicle which is subject to the law governing mutual funds or Collective Investment Undertaking (“CIU”) and Private Investment Undertaking (“PIU”), as they are defined in the Central Bank of Bahrain (“CBB”) CIU regulations. A unit trust is also subject to the Bahrain Financial Trust Law (2006) and accordingly, has features in common with all trusts.Read more
09/02/2017 / Briefing
Over recent weeks and months, there have been numerous articles speculating on how Brexit might unfold.
Whilst the UK government’s White Paper sets out their ambitions for Brexit, the reality is that we do not know what the eventual position will be. In this briefing we focus on what we do know and explore what this might mean for London based hedge fund managers and the domicile options available to future-proof management and fund structures.Read more
21/01/2016 / Briefing
The pervasive and sustained growth of financial technology (“fintech”) continues to affect the financial services industry and traditional means of financing globally. At a regional level, US banks and corporations have outpaced every other country in global investments in fintech over the past few years; investments in the country have nearly tripled, supporting startups through the launch of competitions, accelerators and incubators, helping new businesses to seek potential partners and investments.Read more