Apr 22, 2009

In January this year, England’s Court of Appeal provided a major boost
to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) effort to support
SEC enforcement activities outside the US. The Court of Appeal approved
the High Court’s decision to grant the SEC an order freezing the UK
assets of a UK citizen. Alex H. Rene (pictured) comments...

Apr 07, 2009

Uncertainty could lead fund managers to seek the safety of more regulated products, tougher domiciles and quality providers. Nicholas Pratt looks at the results of the Funds Europe 2009 European Third-Party Administration Survey to see what kind of administrators will prove to be a destination of choice...

Apr 07, 2009

FSA watchdogs are getting tougher, and not just with the banks. Fund managers are also affected. But challenges over the next twelve months do not end with the landmark Turner Review, finds Nick Fitzpatrick...

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