Dec 18, 2017

Signing_deal.Luxembourg-based Fuchs Asset Management, a ‘ManCo’ provider, is to extend its services in the UK through a partnership with Lawson Conner Group, a compliance and regulatory outsourcing firm.

Dec 15, 2017

Digital_currency_bitcoinThe UK financial regulator has indicated that the technology underpinning bitcoin could exist within its regulatory regime and be more widely used in financial services.

Dec 14, 2017

Ashish_RayJupiter Asset Management has appointed Ash Ray as head of governance research.

Dec 11, 2017

Nick-FitzpatrickThe direction of travel under MiFID II is firmly in motion. Distributors are selecting from fewer funds and scaling back the number of asset managers they work with.

Dec 11, 2017

Rain_forestIf there’s one crucial global issue that fund managers are central to, it is ESG. Responsible investing is emerging as one of the largest investment trends, including in emerging markets. Fiona Rintoul reports.

Dec 11, 2017

Our New York panel discusses difficulties with international distribution, plus we hear a cautionary tale about factor analysis.

Dec 11, 2017

Pan-Asian fund passporting, cash-rich corporates and an ageing population were among the topics discussed by our Asian panel. Chaired by Funds Global Asia editor George Mitton in Hong Kong.

Dec 11, 2017

Richard_GarlandInvestec’s Richard Garland talks to Tim Steele about an industry adjusting to fee pressure and which is now at a Napster-style inflection point.

Dec 11, 2017

Ucits has brought a great deal of fund harmonisation but distribution is still hampered by product differences at a country level – crucially in the retirement market.

Dec 07, 2017

RegulationsThe clock is ticking for the January 3, 2018, introduction of MiFID II – the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive – and the UK’s trade body for pension schemes has issued a guide for members.