regulation

Feb 12, 2016

Neil SimmondsFrom March 18 this year, Ucits V’s provisions on depositaries, remuneration and sanctions will align Ucits with the EU’s post-crisis financial regimes – in particular that for alternative funds.

Feb 12, 2016

StopwatchWith the US following Europe’s adoption of a shorter settlement cycle, Nicholas Pratt looks at the likelihood of a global standard and a possible move to real-time settlement.

Feb 11, 2016

RegulationsComplying with investor protection rules, which are at the heart of much regulatory change in recent years, means fund firms are producing documents in ever-greater quantities.

Feb 08, 2016

Bank1Increasing debt levels among banks may have the opposite effect to making them more stable – and investment funds will carry the burden if the banks fail, a fixed income manager has warned.

Feb 04, 2016

Business ethicThe UK financial regulator is “determined to embed a culture of personal responsibility within the banking sector”, it said today as final rules for improving individual accountability by high-frequency traders and other actors were published.

Feb 04, 2016

Luxembourg on mapLuxembourg funds saw assets under management increase by 13% last year to €3.5 trillion, figures out this week showed.

Feb 03, 2016

Regulatory reportingIreland’s investment funds association is calling on Brussels to deliver a better regulatory reporting framework as part of the EC’s Capital Markets Union (CMU) project.

Feb 01, 2016

DeadlineA fund management organisation has called for realistic timeframes for the implementation of regulations.

Jan 29, 2016

Bailey 410Andrew Bailey, deputy governor for prudential regulation at the Bank of England, has been appointed permanent chief executive officer (CEO) of UK financial regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Jan 28, 2016

Warning signSenior financial services executives say that regulations, which have been introduced in huge quantities in response to the financial crisis, may not be promoting stability.

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