regulation

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...

Nov 11, 2009

The Uctis IV regulations will lead fund managers and service providers to create ‘mega’ structures as products consolidate, says Michael Ferguson, of Ernst & Young.

Nov 11, 2009

The crisis has made defined benefit pension schemes even less viable than they were. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to fund managers and consultants to see what's being done to make the alternative, defined contribution schemes, more attractive.

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