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Interview with Claire Cummings, Cummings

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Claire Cummings


Claire Cummings qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and since then has specialised in the legal issues surrounding both funds and fund management. As a solicitor in private practice, she has acted for a number of clients in the alternative investment arena and built up experience of a wide range of legal and regulatory matters. Mrs. Cummings has acted as in-house counsel and director of legal and compliance for a fund manager, where she was involved in the running and growth of a fund management business and worked closely with other directors, the trading and operations departments and brokerage counterparties. In July 2002 Mrs. Cummings established Cummings and draws on her experience as both a lawyer and a director of a fund management company to work with her clients as they establish and build their businesses. Therefore we sat down with her to talk about the current and upcoming regulations for alternative UCITS fund managers like the recently implemented EMIR regulation. Read More