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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:41:44 GMT

Four States Advance Against The Evils Of Civil Asset Forfeiture, But The Feds Do Nothing
Forbes
Like a bad skin disease that spreads rapidly once it takes hold, civil asset forfeiture grew rapidly for several decades, in the 80s and 90s especially. Once law enforcement agencies figured out how to turn it into an easy means of padding their ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:02:18 GMT

Quartz

Late-stage private tech companies are now essentially their own asset class
Quartz
The number and value of late-stage private tech companies has soared in recent years, transforming the group into its own new asset class. There are now 471 such companies, up from 171 in 2014, and their total value is $490 billion, reports Peter ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:01:09 GMT

Financial Times

Six things to look out for in the FCA's asset management review
Financial Times
June 28 will be a momentous day for the UK's £7tn asset management industry. The Financial Conduct Authority will publish new business rules that will affect ...
Asset managers braced ahead of final report from City watchdog, the ...City A.M.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:36:06 GMT

Phys.Org

Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset 'too big to fail': study
Phys.Org
Great Barrier Reef Foundation director Steve Sargent said the study showed that no single Australian asset contributed as much to international perceptions of "Brand Australia". "At $56 billion, the reef is valued at more than 12 Sydney Opera Houses ...
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:16:37 GMT

Financial News (subscription)

Asset managers warned to expect worst from FCA
Financial News (subscription)
Investment managers are being warned to expect the worst from Wednesday's long-awaited investigation into the workings of the UK's asset management sector, with some believing the regulator could refer the whole market to the competition and markets ...

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:18:43 GMT

National Review

Civil Asset Forfeiture: Where Due Process Goes to Die
National Review
Current asset-forfeiture practice, like much that is wrong with U.S. law enforcement, has its roots in the so-called war on drugs. The practice of seizing assets is ancient: It dates back at least to 17th-century maritime law, under which ships ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:09:39 GMT

Asset owners must be more innovative to fulfill investment missions
Nasdaq
ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Self-awareness, an understanding of peers' practices and adaptability are central to the evolutionary success experienced by the world's leading asset owners, according to new research conducted ...

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