May 10, 2019

Steven_FarmerUntil recently, we hadn’t witnessed any enforcement action under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But, nearly 12 months on from its implementation, some initial penalties have now been levied.

May 10, 2019

Our panel discusses Chinese investment in Africa, financial institutions’ contribution to economic sustainability and regulatory concerns. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

May 10, 2019

SharksFollowing recent regulatory fines for flawed reporting, Nicholas Pratt investigates how firms can avoid falling foul of MiFID II rules.

May 10, 2019

Anja_GrennerAlternative assets are set to rise but fragmentation is still a problem for the AIFMD, which is soon due for its second iteration. Managers need to rely on service providers more than ever, says Anja Grenner of Intertrust.

May 01, 2019

RegulationThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a ‘call for input’ about the Retail Distribution Review and a similar set of rules that in recent years shook up the UK financial advice market.

Apr 24, 2019

Luxembourg’s funds industry has welcomed progress in Brussels to remove barriers to the cross-border distribution of investment funds and said costs would be saved.

Apr 23, 2019

Fund manager Baillie Gifford is to transfer assets from its investment trust savings scheme to financial adviser Hargreaves Lansdown in a deal similar to the one between Hargreaves and JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) announced earlier this month.

Apr 10, 2019

Our panel discussed China’s growth story as it opens its financial markets further to foreign investors, MSCI inclusion in major benchmark indices and the battle for technological supremacy. Chaired by Romil Patel in London.

Apr 03, 2019

Umar_AhmedIrish Funds, Ireland’s investment funds trade body, has appointed Umar Ahmed as head of EU affairs.

Apr 01, 2019

US_Securities_and_Exchange_CommissionThe UK’s financial regulator and its US counterpart have signed an agreement to continue sharing information once the UK pulls out of the European Union.