regulation

Feb 15, 2010

Soc Gen’s global head of securities services, Alain Closier, tells Nick Fitzpatrick how the firm has derisked the business following the collapse of Lehman Brothers

Feb 15, 2010

The Edhec-Risk Institute surveyed pension funds to see how regulation impacts asset/liability matching and the reasons for pension underfunding. Samuel Sender reports on the findings

Feb 15, 2010

"Ucits funds have set the global standard for retail investment funds, recognised for the high level of investor protection, transparency, regulation and oversight they provide." Gary Palmer of IFIA comments

Jan 14, 2010

Nicholas Pratt talks to fund managers and asset servicers to see what changes to complex OTC derivatives will have been made by the time they come back into fashion...

Dec 21, 2009

The private equity markets in emerging economies are following a similar path as those in the West. But experts believe the danger of over-leveraging is still far off as more controlling stakes are transacted. Angele Spiteri Paris report...

Dec 21, 2009

Recent fund launches have focused on US equities, alternatives and emerging markets, as managers look for opportunities out of the recovery, reports Angele Spiteri Paris

Dec 21, 2009

The spectre of the global financial crisis cast its shroud over not just Wall Street and the City, but the fledgling financial centres of the Middle East. John Foster investigates the fallout in Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar...

Dec 21, 2009

Richard Wohanka was at the helm of Fortis Investment Management during its ABN Amro merger and the subsequent nationalisation of Fortis Bank. He now faces new challenges at Swiss bank UBP, writes Nick Fitzpatrick

Dec 21, 2009

Should inflation and low growth in the West mean that every portfolio should have Asia at its core for the next few years? By Nick Fitzpatrick

Nov 11, 2009

Investors and managers are looking to bolster independent asset pricing, but, discovers Nicholas Pratt, valuation tools have to be able to address the problem of managing complex pricing data from multiple sources...

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