Addleshaw Goddard

UK 200 2013 position: 23

InVest — February 2014: investments and funds

The investments and funds section of InVest includes an update from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) post-implementation review timetable, the introduction of the Global Emerging Markets Bond sector, the European Union’s agreement over MiFID and more.

Contents: investments and funds

  • FCA update on RDR post-implementation review timetable
  • Fund allowing UK investors to buy into Chinese companies to list in London
  • New investment sector launched
  • EU agreement over MiFID
  • Extension to deadlines re funding of credit institutions
  • Corrigendum to directive amending Transparency Directive published
  • CRR update
  • Investors keep $6tr in hedge funds and PE
  • FSCS figures reveal compensation bill for investment firms
  • FMLC response to FCA CP13/5 on review of client assets regime
  • Net retail fund sales exceed £20bn in 2013
  • Feasibility study on approaches to aggregate OTC derivatives data — consultation
  • EACB comments on ESMA’s ETFs and UCITS consultation paper
  • Investment Management (Fiduciary Duties) Bill first reading

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    The past five years have not been easy for Addleshaw Goddard. The firm’s revenue fell 7 per cent from £173.1m to £161.9m between 2008/09 and 2010/11 and despite finances looking up in 2011/12, when Addleshaws reported a 30 per cent increase in net profit, it has shown no notable compound growth in turnover since 2007/08.

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