Sunday, 23 November 2014
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Apr 22 2010 | 12:11pm ET
Eight years after setting new rules for alternative investments in an effort to lure hedge fund and private equity managers, Singapore is giving its regulatory structure a once-over.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore will launch a public consultation on its hedge fund and private equity rules in the next two weeks, making good on a pledge last year to amend its “regulatory approach as appropriate.”
Currently, hedge fund managers in the city-state do not need a capital-markets license if they manage money for 30 or fewer “qualified” investors.
“MAS adopts an open and consultative approach with the industry, and remains committed to building Singapore as a fund management and alternative investment hub,” it said. The MSA and Singapore’s JTC Corp. are currently touting its Nepal Hill neighborhood as a Southeast Asian answer to Greenwich, Conn., and Mayfair in London.
Nov 4 2014 | 9:45am ET
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Reg NMS created a huge bifurcation in equity markets and while much of what has followed has been positive, in terms of lower fees and greater liquidity, many traders would like to see the market come...