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Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Act now to ensure your business is not caught out by AIFMD

    AIFMD will be transposed by EU Member States on the 22nd July 2013.  If you are an existing fund manager, you have 12 months from this date to get your house in order. Please click here for our guide to determining whether AIFMD applies to your business or your future business. IF YOU’RE WORKING WITHIN THE SCOPE… Read more

  • China’s economic growth at 7.5% in April to June period: Twitter reaction

      World markets are up after China’s GDP data met expectations. Chinese growth is slowing, but it’s not TOO slow http://cnnmon.ie/jhyo6z via @CNNMoney Economists react to China’s drop in economic growth: http://on.wsj.com/1aGIzMH via @WSJ China’s new leaders signal willingness to endure slower growth for more durable economic model http://bloom.bg/15kUWHd via @BloombergNews China second quarter GDP to test reformers’… Read more

  • Do you want the good news or the bad news?

    Employers need to be aware of some changes to the collective consultation rules that have been made in the last few months. Some of the changes are beneficial to employers; one is not. The statutory obligation to collectively consult is triggered when an employer is proposing to dismiss 20 or more employees at one establishment… Read more