regulation

Mar 19, 2009

The UK is arguably getting comfortable with pooled funds, but local authorities are still proving tough to persuade, finds Nick Fitzpatrick...

Feb 18, 2009

New central counterparties in Europe have brought the costs of clearing down. But a relentless price war could lead to greater complexity and lower standards of risk protection. Nicholas Pratt reports...

Feb 17, 2009

In 2008 risk management failed. Nicholas Pratt talks to a fund management risk specialist and to consultants to find out what vendors must do to win back faith...

Jan 13, 2009

In what the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) has described as “a new  milestone in the creation of an effective single market for investment funds”, the UCITS IV Directive has today been passed by the European Parliament.

Jan 05, 2009

Senior executives including Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen, talk to Fiona Rintoul about what the post-crisis world holds...

Nov 27, 2008

Property finance is a key part of Swip’s strategy in the Gulf. Peter Dorward (pictured), Swip CEO in Saudi Arabia, interviewed by Nick Fitzpatrick

Nov 27, 2008

Gulf governments need foreign investment. ETFs based on local exchanges are a great prize and should help European investors gain exposure, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Nov 17, 2008

Fiona Rintoul seeks assurances that derivatives markets will become a safer place after the turmoil of the past year. But she’s not convinced ...

Nov 10, 2008

Fund managers are under increasing pressure to identify credit risk, but are now choosing to rely less on traditional ratings agencies. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Oct 01, 2008

The Danish pension fund for the financial sector is looking at changing its alternative investments. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

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