Apr 27, 2018

Regulation, PriipsThe Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (Priips) regulation could lead to funds withdrawing from Europe, a British regulatory chief has warned.

Apr 26, 2018

European CommissionEuropean Commissioners are to hold a public hearing in June to see how to reduce obstacles that consumers face when buying investment funds.

Apr 25, 2018

GDPR_clockOnly 2% of investment firms are prepared for tough EU data protection legal requirements which come into force in just four weeks.

Apr 24, 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickSteven Maijoor, the chairman of Europe’s financial regulator, recently used a German funds industry event to quell fears that countries outside of the EU would not be able to perform certain activities for EU-domiciled funds, such as portfolio management, once Brexit had happened.

Apr 24, 2018

Currency_signsFX fees and transaction methods have come under the spotlight once again since the UK’s Investment Association issued guidelines on market practices. Catherine Lafferty looks at the scale of the issue in the UK and Europe.

Apr 24, 2018

Overflowing_cupCapital market regulations such as MiFID II mean ETFs are set to flourish even further. Fiona Rintoul finds out why.

Apr 24, 2018

PaperworkMiFID II has gone live, but fund administrators are still waiting for asset managers to outsource their reporting duties – which run to literally tonnes of paper. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Apr 24, 2018

Funds Europe talks to senior admin executives about fund launches, regulation and client demands that are fuelling activity. Plus, listings for the firms that took part in our survey.

Apr 24, 2018

Rachel_KentThe European funds industry, like the rest of the financial services industry and indeed many other industries, is awaiting a clear path forward in the post-Brexit environment.

Apr 20, 2018

The deputy governor of the Bank of England, Sam Woods, has soothed political nerves and revised forecasts of Brexit job losses downwards.