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The UK’s new asset holding company (AHC) regime is expected to come into effect in April 2022. This is part of a broader set of initiatives by the UK Government to have positive outcomes for the financial sector and enhance the UK’s competitiveness as a location for asset management and for investment funds.

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Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

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