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Regulation of cryptocurrency pre-ICO funding under English Law

Published on 15 May 2018. By James Kaufmann, Legal Director

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Launching a cryptocurrency typically involves an initial fundraising process followed by a public sale process, by way of initial coin offering or token sale ("ICO").

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Asset management market study update

Published on 10 April 2018. By James Kaufmann, Legal Director and William L. Jones, Senior Associate

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On 5 April 2018 the FCA published proposals to address concerns identified in its asset management market study

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Thoughts on the FCA's fund fee transparency proposals

Published on 11 January 2018. By James Kaufmann, Legal Director

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Alternative investment funds may soon be required to report total cost of ownership in a standardised form. Work on new templates in ongoing, and fund managers need to be aware of the situation and to be involved in this important debate that has so far been largely overlooked.

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Three commercial impacts of MiFID II on alternative investment managers

Published on 14 December 2017. By James Kaufmann, Legal Director

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MiFID II will be effective from 3 January 2018 and will have a wide ranging effect on the financial sector generally and alternative investment managers in particular.

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FCA makes maiden market investigation reference

Published on 20 September 2017. By Lambros Kilaniotis, Partner and Melanie Musgrave, Senior Associate and James Mee, Partner and James Kaufmann, Legal Director and Alun Marriott, Partner - RPC Consulting

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