Magazine Issues»September 2016

In the run-up to this year’s Sibos conference, we asked leading figures in the industry about the hot topics of 2016.

The case for investing in China is a compelling one, says Margaret Harwood-Jones, Global Head, Securities Services, Transaction Banking at Standard Chartered.

Underwhelmed fund managers must be more patient in order to realise the potential benefits of T2S, hears Nicholas Pratt.

The market abuse regime in Europe has changed. On July 3, the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) took direct effect in every EU Member State, bringing in changes relating to insider dealing, market manipulation, recipients of market soundings, suspicious order and transaction reporting, and investment recommendations,

Funds Europe presents data about some of the specialist fund administrators that oversee assets for private equity and real estate investors in Europe. There is also a directory of providers and a Q&A with a number of the firm’s senior executives.

Investment funds that power unit linked pension and life insurance products will need to be ready for PRIIPs by year-end. What strategy should they adopt?

Experts talk about the recent industry developments that have made a lasting impression on them.

Revel Wood, Chief Executive Officer of FundRock, discusses the appeal of onshore fund domiciles, which are increasingly being used by investment managers.

We profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

The Norwegian fund industry has experienced a significant increase in the number of monthly savings contracts or agreements signed between retail investors and local fund management companies.