Jul 29, 2015

gavellaw booksAsset managers expect to allocate a larger portion of their budgets to regulation this year with many finding they need to spend more on compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) than they had planned.

Jul 27, 2015

Liz MoxhamThe move to converge remuneration rules, which have been described as the most politically sensitive area of the Ucits V Directive, will potentially please those in the funds industry who contend with overlapping regulations.

Jul 10, 2015

RoadAs international asset managers help regional investors diversify their portfolios, even European equities are sparking interest. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the businesses of three managers expanding in Latin America.

Jul 10, 2015

Richard GarlandRichard Garland, a distribution head at Investec, thinks financial planners should support a rebateless model, regardless of whether regulators force them to adopt one. Nick Fitzpatrick hears why.

Jul 08, 2015

Risk1Asset managers’ balance sheets are not large enough for them to be systemically risky, a global debate about risks in the financial system has been told.

Jul 06, 2015

ApprovedInstitutional sales of ‘Aifs’, or funds denoted as alternative investment funds under Europe’s regulatory regime, increased in the first quarter (Q1) of the year.

Jul 01, 2015

Data managementA number of alternative fund managers and underlying managers to fund-of-funds providers may be reluctant to provide data that insurance companies need under Solvency II regulations.

Jun 24, 2015

Sébastien DanloySébastien Danloy, head of Continental Europe and offshore, RBC Investor & Treasury Services, outlines the opportunities for the Ucits brand and its many investors.

Jun 24, 2015

Our panel considers questions that were posed in the Ucits V survey. What is clear is that much of the advancement towards the Ucits V environment rests on more guidance from Europe, and that those with AIFMD experience will benefit in the run-up to implementation.

Jun 23, 2015

CompassGlobal debt has barely reduced, despite the deleveraging investment theme of recent years. Fiona Rintoul looks at the implications for investors and fund managers.