regulation

Oct 06, 2009

Europe’s role in pension policy has so far been confined to coordinating national strategies and setting common policy objectives. Chris Verhaegen believes Europe can and must do better.

Oct 06, 2009

Global custodians are scrutinising their sub-custody providers more rigorously to ensure financial stability, reports Fiona Rintoul

Oct 06, 2009

The complexity of switching outsourcing providers might put many fund managers off, even if they are getting a bad service. But is it really so hard to change? By Nick Fitzpatrick

Sep 01, 2009

Andrew Baker: I am glad to say now that there are growing signs that opposition to the AIFM directive in its current form across Europe is beginning to reach critical mass...

Sep 01, 2009

Switzerland has relatively lax laws regarding funding. Samuel Sender, of Edhec, talks about the challenges this poses...

Sep 01, 2009

Regulations formed in the wake of the financial crisis have troubling and far-reaching implications for custodians. A court ruling in France earlier this year was a case in point, writes Nick Fitzpatrick...

Sep 01, 2009

There are concerns about how China is spending its increased debt. But respect for the country’s economic handlers bolsters confidence, finds Fiona Rintoul

Sep 01, 2009

International co-operation is helping the Cayman Islands to mend its image as a tax haven. Will Cayman maintain its dominant position as a hedge fund domicile, asks Fiona Rintoul...

Aug 10, 2009

Regulators and politicians rightfully seek to address the challenges thrown up by the financial crisis. Nevertheless, little attention has been paid to professional investors whose interests it seeks to protect. Hans Janssen Daalen comments...

Aug 10, 2009

The European Commission proposes stricter regulation of alternative managers. Fiona Rintoul finds great hostility to this in the UK...

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