regulation

Nov 03, 2017

RegulationThe French financial regulator, the Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), has embarked on a public consultation on changes to its regulations that deal with investment services providers and market infrastructure.

Nov 01, 2017

Business deadlineNorth American investment firms display a low level of confidence that they will be ready for Europe’s capital markets reforms.

Oct 27, 2017

Broker researchMoves by regulators last week to give flexibility to asset managers who have to comply with the EU’s MiFID II but have operations outside of the EU were welcomed.

Oct 27, 2017

Capital bufferAsset managers’ own capital assessments are so far short of regulatory expectations that UK-based firms are, on average, being ordered to add 82% to their capital buffers.

Oct 26, 2017

European-Central-BankThe chances of a taper tantrum after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a reduction in its asset-purchasing programme yesterday appear to be low, fund firms said.

Oct 26, 2017

Corporate_governanceThe Investment Association (IA) has written to FTSE All-Share companies to offer them a chance to explain what they have done in cases where shareholders voted in high numbers against resolutions.

Oct 20, 2017

broker research costsZurich-headquartered asset management group GAM has become the latest investment house to announce it will absorb research costs onto its own balance sheet when MiFID II rules come into force in early January.

Oct 18, 2017

ResearchZurich-headquartered Vontobel Asset Management has become the latest finance house to decide it will absorb research costs onto its own balance sheet when MiFID II rules come into force in early January.

Sep 14, 2017

ReportingFund distributors are required to make their first ‘target market’ reports available for fund managers by April 30 next year.

Sep 07, 2017

Pasta_dishMiFID II and PRIIPs are looming. Due to come into force from January next year, these regulations will place great demands on the entire fund supply chain. Paolo Brignardello of Fundsquare asks: how can asset managers comply and provide all the necessary documentation efficiently?

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