regulation

Apr 10, 2015

Binary code tunnelAs financial technology or ‘FinTech’ firms continue to grow in popularity, Alix Robertson looks at the obstacles that lie in the way of implementing new solutions and the rewards that can be found at the finish line.

Apr 10, 2015

Simon Schiler and Niamh LalJersey has long been considered an active player within the private equity and real estate funds sectors but has, to date, had a lower profile in the hedge funds sphere.

Apr 10, 2015

Rolf BachnerCurrent investor protection transparency objectives are being implemented transversally through multiple regulations and now encompass most financial products, the product creation process, product distribution mechanisms and the market infrastructure.

Apr 10, 2015

TouchscreenRegulation has dominated fund administration. With one deadline gone (AIFMD) and another approaching (Ucits V), the focus on compliance remains. The big question, says Nicholas Pratt, is what this will mean for the provider landscape. 

Apr 10, 2015

Leaders in the field of asset management answer questions regarding their strategies and predictions.

Apr 10, 2015

Olivier LensOlivier Lens of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift) discusses the ongoing push towards greater transparency in fund management.

Mar 30, 2015

Survey2The power of fund payments, or retrocessions, to distributors and the ability of these payments to alter the fund market is reflected in an annual brand survey of European fund selectors.

Mar 26, 2015

EUThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking views from firms and other organisations about MiFID II – a directive partly aimed at investor protection.

Mar 25, 2015

Merger1Franklin Templeton Investments has merged two fund umbrellas in Luxembourg and says this will bring economic benefits and allow investors to switch more easily between a greater choice of investments.

Mar 25, 2015

Thumbs up hopeAsset managers are entering spring in an upbeat mood, a poll indicates, in what is a turnaround in sentiment from last year.

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