Feb 23, 2018

hedge fund strategiesThe amount of investors in hedge fund strategies regulated by the Ucits regime has shown an increase and is expected to rise, albeit slightly, this year.

Feb 22, 2018

reversing decision Fidelity International has reversed its decision made last year to charge clients for securities research rather than foot the bill itself.

Feb 22, 2018

Layered_coloursRecent closures of so-called ‘CLO 2s’ by Natixis and Axa Investment Managers highlight how securitisation has wound its way back into play in the asset management industry.

Feb 22, 2018

The Luxembourg funds industry association, Alfi, holds its European Asset Management Conference next month. Funds Europe talked to participants and others in Luxembourg about relevant topics.

Feb 22, 2018

Owen_LysakFew in financial services will have missed the advent of MiFID II. So intense was the interest, it would have been easy to overlook the EU Benchmarks Regulation, which will also have significant implications for the buy-side in 2018.

Feb 22, 2018

Marooned_shipNew governance and supervision requirements will have a profound impact on Ireland’s fund industry this year, says Paul Nunan of Link Asset Services.

Feb 20, 2018

FintechThe second breakthrough in a week for fintech firms operating in the UK asset management industry came on Tuesday when the financial regulator said it would consult on how technology could improve regulatory reporting.

Feb 15, 2018

RegulationsThe chief executive of Italian fund manager Eurizon suggested Europe’s capital market reforms had aided the firm in capturing a quarter of Italy’s fund flows last year.

Feb 07, 2018

Fees_calculatingThe French financial regulator has called for European convergence over performance fees after finding a number of funds did not implement best practices.

Feb 05, 2018

RegulationGermany’s fund chief, Thomas Richter, has called for a halt to more industry regulations until existing rules have been scrutinised for their efficacy and clarity.