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The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is now a fact. Like death and taxes, it is here. Only time will disclose whether its provisions will bear lightly on alternative managers, or slump heavily on all that they do, crushing the energy and creativity on which progress in investing depends.
London is not only the historic capital of the English language, which contributes to its status as a powerful media hub and major advertising center, but it’s also the birthplace of the cultural, legal and business practices that define global capitalism
In a rapidly evolving market, we thought it would be apt to look at where the heat was as we head towards the first six months of the year. Here is our top ten skill sets that we have seen the highest demand for from January to June:
The results of our 17th Annual Global CEO Survey are now available. UK CEOs are optimistic about growth prospects and are focused on revival rather than survival. UK Business needs to keep up with the speed of technological change and increased confidence signals a light at the end of the tunnel for revenue prospects.
Why the cloud? At first glance the advantages to financial institutions are clear: lower costs, faster reactions to competitors and regulators, and improved communication with counterparties, for seamless transaction execution.
Last year, consumers downloaded over 83 billion mobile applications worldwide, with revenues totalling an astonishing £25 billion GBP. As the use of Smartphones continue to gain popularity, this number is expected to increase to over 200 billion downloads per year by 2017. It’s clear that the application economy is not only thriving, but is also driving new app-centric products and services across multiple industries, including mobile banking and payments, digital media and infotainment, gaming, healthcare, home automation, and many more. However, the continued adoption of mobile computing requires an ongoing scrutiny of the state of security within the application economy.
Allegro Development Corporation has announced that Swedish energy trading firm Modity Energy Trading has chosen the Allegro 8 platform to manage its power and gas trading operations across the Nordic region.