regulation

Apr 15, 2010

tied-handsNordic pension funds are subject to restrictions on the size of their allocations to alternatives. But many want more flexibility than they are allowed. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Kjetil Houg of the Norwegian pension fund OPF about the fund's investment outlook

Apr 15, 2010

headphonesNordic investors are looking to increase their alternatives holdings, but their hands are tied by regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to fund managers about investor appetite...


Apr 15, 2010

lighthouseThe fund industry in the Nordic region is alive and well. The recovery in the wake of the financial crisis was quick and fund flows were at record levels last year. Niklas Tell, reporting from Sweden, gives an overview of the region 

Apr 15, 2010

dockNordic custodians are having to grapple with new regulation on a European level and changes within the Nordic landscape itself. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to players in the market to gauge how they're coping.

Apr 15, 2010

What does 2009 hold for asset managers? How will the crisis shape the industry? And how can retail investors be better served? Funds Europe meets with seven top asset management executive:

Apr 12, 2010

The Nordic market has held up well in the crisis, but investment managers and asset servicers in the region have a few changes to contend with in terms of infrastructure and regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to a panel of market players.

Apr 12, 2010

Madeleine Senior (Northern Trust): "As we are one of the top ten passive managers in the world, with over US$600bn under management, we have pedigree in this space and are a trusted partner."

Apr 07, 2010

Juan Alcaraz: "Key challenges include the need to empower consumers further to make the right financial decisions..."

Apr 07, 2010

Convergence between traditional and alternative investment management strategies means transfer agents have to consider how to combine the two onto a single platform. Nicholas Pratt looks at the challenges...

Apr 07, 2010

A reduction in the number of European funds would lead to greater efficiencies, yet the Ucits IV pooling facility may not bring this about, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

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