regulation

Apr 20, 2015

collective investmentEuropean platform provider Allfunds Bank has become Europe’s largest mutual fund platform, overtaking UBS for the top spot, with €147 billion in assets under administration.

Apr 20, 2015

Loan applicationPioneer Investments is to consider how it could incorporate non-traditional sources of return, which includes assets such as loans, into traditional investment mandates.

Apr 20, 2015

Survey3UK fund managers view duties to clients and handling conflicts of interest as the most challenging aspects of the CFA Institute’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

Apr 13, 2015

ComplianceSEI Investments has introduced SEI Firm Compliance, a global regulatory management system that allows its clients to oversee and orchestrate compliance functions across investment products and different jurisdictions.

Apr 10, 2015

Fiona RintoulDoes pay matter? This question – which is very much in the news at the moment – is not as easy to answer as you might think.

Apr 10, 2015

PencilsPension schemes can still invest in offshore alternative funds, but national regulations are making the task harder, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Meanwhile, Aberdeen Asset Management is planning an alternative Ucits launch.

Apr 10, 2015

BoxesSurvey after survey points to increased allocations to alternative assets by pension funds, writes Alix Robertson.

Apr 10, 2015

AliceYields on sovereign bonds and bank interest rates have moved into negative territory, making the world of fixed income a challenging place to navigate. David Stevenson finds out how asset managers are dealing with the new normal.

Apr 10, 2015

Travelers chequesAfter a number of scandals, confidence in foreign exchange execution is at an all-time low. Nicholas Pratt examines whether it is time for some sweeping changes and new trading models.

Apr 10, 2015

Hugh PrendergastFunds Europe talks to Pioneer Investments’ Hugh Prendergast about new thinking on asset allocation and risk management and embracing new sources of returns. 

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