Much ado about nothing?

Interview: Eliot Rafkind

That US-domiciled hedge funds will have to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is fait accompli, although the timing of registration and the leniency or harshness of the measures introduced by the SEC is, at present, a moot point. Eliot Rafkind, a partner specialising in hedge fund start-ups at international law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld, discusses the implications of the pending SEC registration by US hedge funds as they follow in their European

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Refinitiv’s PermIDs: Converting needs into opportunity

Refinitiv’s PermID framework was conceived as a proprietary tool to address an internal challenge around identifying objects in the firm’s information model. Once it had proved its worth, it was rolled out to the firm’s clients to significant success.

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