Mar 02, 2018

The governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has called for the regulation of cryptocurrencies.

Mar 01, 2018

Mergers_and_acquisitionsRecent years have seen a flurry of mega-deals in the asset management world. With capital market reforms known as MiFID II coming into force deal activity is likely to continue.

Feb 23, 2018

hedge fund strategiesThe amount of investors in hedge fund strategies regulated by the Ucits regime has shown an increase and is expected to rise, albeit slightly, this year.

Feb 22, 2018

reversing decision Fidelity International has reversed its decision made last year to charge clients for securities research rather than foot the bill itself.

Feb 22, 2018

Layered_coloursRecent closures of so-called ‘CLO 2s’ by Natixis and Axa Investment Managers highlight how securitisation has wound its way back into play in the asset management industry.

Feb 22, 2018

The Luxembourg funds industry association, Alfi, holds its European Asset Management Conference next month. Funds Europe talked to participants and others in Luxembourg about relevant topics.

Feb 22, 2018

Owen_LysakFew in financial services will have missed the advent of MiFID II. So intense was the interest, it would have been easy to overlook the EU Benchmarks Regulation, which will also have significant implications for the buy-side in 2018.

Feb 22, 2018

Marooned_shipNew governance and supervision requirements will have a profound impact on Ireland’s fund industry this year, says Paul Nunan of Link Asset Services.

Feb 20, 2018

FintechThe second breakthrough in a week for fintech firms operating in the UK asset management industry came on Tuesday when the financial regulator said it would consult on how technology could improve regulatory reporting.

Feb 15, 2018

RegulationsThe chief executive of Italian fund manager Eurizon suggested Europe’s capital market reforms had aided the firm in capturing a quarter of Italy’s fund flows last year.