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Jul 22, 2011

Western-BankThe Aifm Directive has placed much stricter liability on depositories regarding assets. Nicholas Pratt examines how these changes could impact the servicing of emerging market funds.

Jul 08, 2011

Clarity is key to the development of the Middle East region as a fund hub. In this roundtable discussion, senior executives outline the main challenges and their outlook for the industry. (part 2)

Participants:
Stewart Adams
(head of investors & intermediaries, transaction banking, Mena, Standard Chartered Bank)

Mike Cowley (head of product & client management Mena, Deutsche Bank)
Glyn Gibbs (head of business development Mena, HSBC Securities Services)...

Jul 08, 2011

Clarity is key to the development of the Middle East region as a fund hub. In this roundtable discussion, senior executives outline the main challenges and their outlook for the industry. (part 1)

Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg has been forced to step back and take stock of the way things are done. In doing so it found that actually, the Grand Duchy is still a reliable and reputable financial centre, and asset servicers on location are more than happy to talk about its achievements. (part 2)

Jul 05, 2011

castleIf Luxembourg's funds industry was shaken by events of the last 18 months, you would hardly know it, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 05, 2011

burglerFollowing the Madoff fraud, the duties of depositary banks were highly scrutinised. Regulators found that requisite checks were in fact made and new guidelines are simply a reassertion of best practice. By Angele Spiteri Paris.

Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg is a stronger domicile for the challenges it faced over the last 18 months. But perhaps more needs to be done at an industry level to convey Lux's successes as a fund haven throughout the financial crisis. Senior figures from the industry consider this point and talk about their experiences of working in the second largest fund domicile in the world. (part 1)

Jul 05, 2011

dragonA Chinese bank setting up a Luxembourg Ucits fund inevitably means it could compete with European and American managers' cross-border business in Asia and the world, says Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg has been forced to step back and take stock of the way things are done. In doing so it found that actually, the Grand Duchy is still a reliable and reputable financial centre, and asset servicers on location are more than happy to talk about its achievements. (part 1)

Jul 05, 2011

yin_yang_410Luxembourg is attracting more alternative investors from un-regulated fund centres. This is exactly what it wants, but the Grand Duchy will not let just anybody in, finds Angele Spiteri Paris.

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