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David LewisFIS Astec Analytics - London

Added Pressure: ECJ on French Withholding Tax

15 May 2012  |  2209 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has now ruled as of May 10, 2012, on the tax discrimination alleged by nine institutions over withholding tax levied on foreign investors in French equities compared with domestic funds which are exempt. Withholding tax is levied at up to 25% on dividends paid out to investors by equity issuers, but where inves...

David LewisFIS Astec Analytics - London

Securities Lending - Intraday Data; Can it Benefit Everyone?

08 May 2012  |  1685 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In financial markets across the world, the trading benefits of up-to-date information are clear; you can trade at the right price and buy or sell as the market is turning towards or away from you, boosting your profits or curbing your losses. Aged data means you are trading behind your competitors and counterparts, weakening your position. That ...

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Regulatory Spotlight: ESMA Guidelines on Economic Ownership

30 April 2012  |  1713 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The common English saying, “possession is 9/10ths of the law” can often be applied when facing small, everyday challenges such as, “Who really booked this meeting room for 3:00 p.m.?” Those sitting in...

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