December-January 2013

LanternDark pools are designed to benefit buy-side traders, but these advantages could be under threat as trading volumes flatten worldwide. Nicholas Pratt talks to some of the leading dark venues in Europe to see how they are meeting this challenge.

HorsesLuxembourg's hedge fund administrators are preparing for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. Nicholas Pratt finds asset servicers do not mind that Luxembourg was not the first to implement the regulations.

Circuit boardReviewing the occupational pension framework in various countries, Samuel Sender, of the Edhec-Risk Institute, says there is an urgent need to rethink DC provision.

Nigel-StrachanWhile global market conditions remain challenging, Jersey's funds sector has continued to demonstrate resilience. The latest figures suggest that Jersey is keeping favour with the needs of the funds industry, with the value of assets being administered around £190 billion (€235.5 billion).

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