Apr 09, 2018

Moody's websiteNew rules designed to increase transparency within the UK’s asset management industry will reduce the profit margins of active managers, ratings agency Moody’s said on Monday.

Apr 05, 2018

City_of_LondonUK fund managers will have to assess the value they give customers each year as part of a package of rules rolled out by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Mar 28, 2018

Brexit_signsThe UK’s financial regulator has welcomed a provisional agreement on a 21-month implementation period after the UK leaves the European Union which will temporarily maintain valuable passporting rights.

Mar 28, 2018

Calculation  costChanges to transaction cost disclosure brought in by the MiFID II capital market reforms in January have resulted in “organisational chaos” according to platform research firm Fundscape.

Mar 27, 2018

ApprovedSGG Group, a fund administrator, has obtained a licence to act as a depositary in the Netherlands for alternative investment managers.

Mar 20, 2018

RegulationEurope’s asset managers could find themselves affected by rules on how securities research is paid for in a third of key markets outside of the EU.

Mar 19, 2018

defined benefit pensionsThe UK’s pensions industry has welcomed the government’s pledge to give new powers to the pension regulator to tackle defined benefit pension mismanagement.

Mar 19, 2018

BitcoinsWithin two years, blockchain could be a standard part of asset management. Fiona Rintoul considers the regulatory hurdles that might lie ahead.

Mar 19, 2018

The funds industry has had to comply with a raft of new regulation in recent years and more is on the way. Key players in the regulatory space tell Funds Europe about the challenges they expect in the year ahead.

Mar 19, 2018

Tipping_pointETFs are increasingly accepted as collateral in securities lending transactions. Nicholas Pratt looks at the impact of this change and how acceptability could go further still.