September 2012

James TinworthThe Alternative Investment Fund Managers  Directive (Aifmd) applies to alternative investment fund managers, not to the funds that they manage.

Treasure-ChestTwo French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi, formerly the largest custodian of European assets, was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatric.

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi, formerly the largest custodian of European assets,was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi' formerly the largest custodian of European assets' was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatric.

Buiness-FunnelMandatory central clearing of over-the-counter derivatives is fast approaching, but are fund management firms prepared for the changes ahead? Omgeo's Tony Freeman explores some of the challenge.

Forest-FireSamuel Sender analyses opinion about the impact of regulation in the third and final article about non-financial risks.

Zulfiqar-AzamThe Ucits model has been a success in Asia and a similar model for Asian funds should be considered. However, in the near future this seems unlikely.

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