regulation

Nov 15, 2017

SurveyMore than eight in ten asset management professionals expect fundamental change in their operating models caused by at least one factor over the next 24 months, a survey from a financial technology firm has found.

Nov 14, 2017

European_ParliamentEuropean Parliament members have criticised an EU body involved in the fight against tax evasion.

Nov 14, 2017

Arc_de_TriompheAlong with the rollout of technology, the never-ending drip feed of regulation is keeping French asset servicing firms on their toes. In paris, Mark Latham talks to the key players.

Nov 14, 2017

Wind_farmYears of persistently low interest rates, combined with the new era of socially responsible investing, have forced French asset managers to be increasingly creative in the search for yield, finds Mark Latham.

Nov 14, 2017

MiFID_II_deadlineMiFID II comes into force in two months’ time. Catherine Lafferty asks how prepared the funds industry is to meet the target market requirements.

Nov 14, 2017

PropertyEuropean property investment is set to evolve along similar lines to the UK, implying more opportunities for non-bank debt specialists, say Amy Aznar and Dan Pottorff of LaSalle Investment Management.

Nov 14, 2017

Bram_HendriksThe proposed EU Shareholder Rights Directive aims to overcome certain corporate governance shortcomings in European-listed companies, and to encourage a more long-term-oriented investment process and active engagement by institutional investors and asset managers, in several ways.

Nov 14, 2017

Greg_KokIn mid-July, ESMA, the EU securities regulator, published an opinion paper suggesting national competent authorities (NCAs) should take a tougher line on policing the asset management sector, adding to the increasingly negative Brexit predictions about the UK’s financial services industry.

Nov 13, 2017

Business_consolidationRevised capital market rules, known as MiFID II, will lead to a rise in consolidations in the asset management industry, according to a report by global research and consultancy firm, Cerulli.

Nov 10, 2017

Regulation, complianceThe European financial regulator has come under fire for proposing a “last-minute” change to its revised capital markets rules, known as MiFID II, that relate to how shares and other instruments are priced.

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