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Payments Council set to launch ‘Paym’ - a new mobile-to-mobile payments serviceBy James Gill, Raj Shah
James Gill and Raj Shah look at the new Paym mobile-to-mobile payments service that goes live on the 29 April 2014.
Remuneration Code for alternative investment fund managersBy Victoria Goode, Christopher Hitchins, Colin Leckey
On 22 July 2013, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”) came into force, creating a tighter EU regulatory framework for alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”) including managers of hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate and other investment funds. In this inbrief, Victoria Goode, Christopher Hitchins and Colin Leckey discuss the new directive and the implications it will have for alternative investment fund managers.
Bank of England shake-up may trigger rate-setter changesBy Owen Watkins
Commenting in a Reuters article, Owen Watkins discusses the scandal over alleged manipulation of currency markets which the Bank of England was drawn into last year.