May 2008

 Hans Hufschmid (pictured), formerly at doomed hedge fund LTCM and now CEO of GlobeOp, tells Nick Fitzpatrick (editor of Funds Europe) how LTCM has influenced fund administration ...

Unconstrained investing might have helped investors avoid the worst of the sub-prime damage, Nick Fitzpatrick hears ... (photo displayed: Stephen Docherty of Aberdeen)

Fidelity has the research resources and has the track record to show that its proprietary research adds value. Niklas Tell comments ...

While some 30 countries have adopted Gips, many believe it does not apply to hedge funds. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports on efforts to amend the guidelines accordingly ...


The ingredients of active fund prices are largely impossible to discern, but Richard Goddard, of Fund-X SA, says there is innovation in the industry ...

In the current investment climate, long-only managers’ hands are effectively tied. New Star’s Guy de Blonay predicts that when a market turnaround comes, however, financial firms will benefit most ...

Japan is modernising its corporate governance policy and ending uncompetitive practices. The Japanese people, however, are still investing elsewhere, and the country's investment future remains uncertain, writes Nick Fitzpatrick ...

An onshore presence in Asia’s growing fund management market is increasingly vital in order to cope with regulatory changes and local competition, says Nick Fitzpatrick, at Fund Forum Asia ...

The shift into money market funds will not end when the credit crunch lifts. It is part of a long-term trend, writes Fiona Rintoul ...

The Irish regulator’s decision to allow physical shorting through Ucits has been suspended pending a review by the European Commission. Nicholas Pratt examines the reasons for the Commission’s concerns and how they may be resolved.

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