This month in MoneyTalk (Trends Tendance), our Senior Consultant Sami El Bouarmi is under the spotlight. Interviewed by Gilles Questiaux, Sami tell us more about transaction fees for cryptocurrencies.Read More
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In the early stage of stock exchanges, trading was a very straightforward process without any intermediaries involved. An investor was selling its asset of value and directly received a payment in return.
Blockchain is one of the hot topics nowadays. Most people heard already about blockchain, yet few people know what really can be expected from it. This technology will have a big impact on the public sector, digital applications, internet of things, etc. Even though the whole blockchain idea is still in uncharted waters, it is clearly disrupting the financial sector.Read More
On 14 July 2016, the Luxembourg Parliament has voted a new law for the purpose of creating a new type of alternative investment fund, the Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (the “RAIF”). The RAIF law is dated 23 July 2016 and has been published in the Luxembourg official gazette on 28 July 2016. This law offers a mechanism “directly inspired” by the current available fund regimes.Read More
For many years now, new regulation comes out as a top concern in financial industry surveys. Implementing the vast amount of new regulation proves to be very challenging for all stakeholders, even regulators themselves, in terms of scoping, budgeting and timing. Moreover, the new regulation is truly transforming the context to do business at various levels and it should be top of mind in strategic thinking, business model design, management and day-to-day client servicing and processing. Implementing new regulation is not just about becoming compliant anymore, it is all about anticipating and understanding the transformation the regulation is leading to in order to make the change happen in a value adding and winning way. Regulation are setting the rules of the game and how can you be good at playing the game if you do not understand the rules?Read More