On January 10th, 2020, EU Member States, including the UK, enacted the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) into national regulations. How will the updated anti-money laundering (AML) rules impact customer on-boarding & customer due diligence?
The crypto ecosystem is growing exponentially with new assets, exchanges, funds and trading firms opening all the time. Working with crypto assets is remarkably different compared to traditional assets, so funds need the right partners
GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. It’s a game-changing data privacy law set out by the European Union (EU), and is enforceable from May 25th, 2018. It applies to any investment funds or hedge funds that has European individuals as customers or European based service providers that process data on their behalf.
AlphaWeek – interview with Brian Taitz of Charter Group
AlphaWeek’s Greg Winterton spoke with Brian Taitz, Founder, Charter Group Fund Administration, a fund administrator based in London, about the current state of the fund administration industry. […]
Apex takes over Deutsche Bank’s alternative fund servicing unit On October 19, 2017, fund administrator Apex Group announced the acquisition of Deutsche Bank’s Alternative Fund Services business (source finalternatives.com: Apex takes over Deutsche Bank’s alternative fund servicing unit) and earlier in the year, they acquired Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services. So, what does this mean for[…]
CRS Services – Excel (XLS or CSV) to XML conversion With the advent of Common Reporting Standards (CRS) under the OECD’s Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) project, many firms are required to update their systems or implement new systems to facilitate CRS reporting in a format compatible with the OECD’s AEOI XML schema. As a[…]
Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Administration Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Administration is the core of what we here at Charter Group Fund Administration do. Contact us to find out more Definition of Mutual Fund The definition of a mutual fund, as established under the Cayman Islands Mutual Funds Law, includes the following: A mutual fund is[…]
Automated hedge fund administration Automated hedge fund administration has long been desired by investment managers. We at Charter Group Fund Administration Ltd (CGFA) aim to provide exactly that. We use intelligent systems to provide efficient and effective fund administration services. With automated data feeds for pricing, corporate actions and connectivity enabling automated data flows[…]
Cayman Hedge Funds and Investment Funds need to be aware of this CRS update.As an early adopter of the globally issued Common Reporting Standards (CRS), the Cayman Islands Government approved amendments to CRS Guidelines (known as “Second Tranche”) in December 2016 to ensure an effective and appropriate local implementation.These amendments will be implemented in conjunction[…]
Hedge Fund Custodian Hedge Fund Custodian Here at Charter Group, we are fully versed in client’s requirements for custody solutions and have a strong network of custodians who can assist boutique funds looking for cost-effective custodial solutions. Contact us to find out more. Prime brokers v Custodians While not all custodians are prime brokers,[…]