Aug 29, 2018

Fees paid to portfolio managers have fallen by 5% over the past year according to research of confidential fee schedules for funds domiciled in the UK, Luxembourg and Ireland.

Aug 22, 2018

Pressure to bring forward a review of controversial pan-European rules on retail funds mounted this week after the German and Italian national funds associations sent a strongly-worded letter of criticism to the European Commission.

Aug 20, 2018

Tough post-Brexit rules on mutual funds proposed by the European Commission are seen as threatening the bedrock of Luxembourg’s success, finds Mark Latham.

Aug 16, 2018

Following a meteoric 18-fold rise in value this year, Mark Latham asks whether the volatile cryptocurrency – until recently the preserve of geeks and criminals – could become a serious vehicle for institutional investors.

Aug 14, 2018

The phrase ‘cobra effect’ originates from the British colonisation of India, writes Peter Rippon, chief executive officer of OpenGamma.

Aug 02, 2018

Emily HarmsworthUK limited partnership law reforms are like buses: you wait ages, then lots arrive at once.

Jul 30, 2018

RegulationsEurope’s financial services watchdog says a number of national regulators – including in Luxembourg, the UK and Ireland – need to ensure investors receive money back from Ucits funds that operate efficient portfolio management (EPM) techniques.

Jul 30, 2018

The_Brandenburg_GateGermany’s investment funds association (BVI) has joined with other German financial services providers to complain about a delay in reviewing regulation for retail funds.

Jul 23, 2018

USA_peopleThe US is still a prize to be won for many European asset managers. Arguably its regulatory cost will be lower than Europe due to its homogeneity. Tim Steele looks at the main barriers to entry.

Jul 19, 2018

Samuel_Beckett_Bridge_DublinThe Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, the world’s largest repository for over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives reporting, is to open an office in Dublin ahead of the UK’s departure from the EU.