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5 Feb 2016

As a result of its premier offering in the region and continued expansion of its market-leading position, Maples Fund Services has been recognised at the MENA FM Services Awards for the fourth consecutive year. In addition to...

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18 Dec 2015

On 16 October 2015, the Cayman Islands Government issued new regulations with respect to a global initiative on the automatic exchange of information ("AEOI") and the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS"),...

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8 Dec 2015

MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited ("MPMF"), the Maples group’s alternative investment fund manager ("AIFM"), has announced that it has been authorised as a UCITS management company by the Central Bank of...

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24 Nov 2015

Though highly technologically advanced, the Russian fund market carries significant credit and operational risk and is considered one of the least efficient globally. Despite these concerns, competition remains high and there...

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23 Nov 2015

Maples Fund Services, a leading independent global fund services provider and division of MaplesFS, has been selected by Beacon Trust Portfolios PLC as administrator for their sub-funds, the Beacon Cautious Fund and the Beacon...

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16 Nov 2015

In recent years, hedge fund transparency has vastly improved due in large part to demand from institutional investors looking to enhance their risk management and governance practices. However, there are still a number of...

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12 Nov 2015

The recent swathe of regulation has meant that managers face an incredible drain on internal resources, leading to increased headcount, increased operating costs, and distraction from core competencies.

In Hedgeweek’s recent...

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10 Nov 2015

Hedge fund administration has evolved from simple record-keeping to an integral, high-touch component of a manager’s toolkit and in the wake of a number of recent acquisitions in the hedge fund administration market, there has...

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6 Nov 2015

The Maples group was again recognised at the HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards for its strong performance over the last year. Maples Fund Services was named "Best Administrator – Under US$30 billion overall" and Maples...

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4 Nov 2015

While the market for hedge fund launches is quite healthy, there are still a number of challenges and opportunities facing new funds in the EU. In HFMWeek’s recent “How to Start a Hedge Fund in the EU” report, Stephen Lewis,...

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