June 2017

Fiona_RintoulPerhaps it’s because there’s an election on here in the UK, but I’m tired of seeing propaganda about inheritance tax.

SurprisedMiFID II’s unbundling rules on broker research payments could result in an acid test for fund board directors by the end of this year, says Nick Fitzpatrick.

FintechRecent weeks have seen some key, early fintech projects launch in the fund management industry. Lynn Strongin Dodds talks to some of the players.

Ahead of FundForum International on June 12-14, Funds Europe asked leading industry figures about the issues likely to be discussed.

Funds Europe talks to Andreas Wosol about the implications of a return to reflation and why the value part of the European equity market could support investors in such an environment.

MadridSpain will have a hard time implementing MiFID II into national law by the July deadline, says Miguel Sánchez Monjo, a Spanish lawyer at Cuatrecasas in Madrid.

BeethovenGermany has seen its fund flows boosted by risk appetite and multi-asset providers have benefited. This includes local firms and Invesco, finds Fiona Rintoul.

As fund flows surge, our expert panel discusses the drivers for sales and how distribution is changing under regulatory pressure and consumer trends.

Calastone-WillisUnlike music, funds cannot be pirated – but that doesn’t mean the industry will not be disrupted by digital technology like the record industry was, found research by Funds Europe in association with Calastone.

George_Mitton_Robots_PresentationThere were low expectations that robots would flood the financial advice industry when we polled delegates at Calastone’s Connect Forum. The event, ‘Distribution state-of-the-nation’, was held in partnership with Funds Europe.

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