regulation

Apr 19, 2011

MinersThere is no denying it, 2010 was a tough year, according to our fund administration survey respondents. Nicholas Pratt finds out what sizeable challenges they faced

Apr 18, 2011

Adopting a multi-boutique approach to stave off competition from investment banks has paid dividends for some asset management firms. Edited by Angèle Spiteri Paris.

Apr 18, 2011

SquashingCompliance and risk managers believe that increasing regulation is stifling global growth.

Apr 01, 2011

For Ucits funds to remain successful in Asia it may be necessary to consider the needs of the Asian-based investor more.

Mar 18, 2011

voteThe challenges facing the funds industry place an extra importance on the election of the next Efama president this year, says Nick Fitzpatrick

Mar 17, 2011

Clarity_in_retailChanges to financial services are underfoot. Tony Collins of Opal gives the lowdown on what the RDR means and its effect on consumers and the industry

Mar 17, 2011

ticks_all_boxesLuxembourg will become a centre of choice for alternative fund managers under the Aifm directive, claim Michael Hornsby, Kerry Nichol and Olivier Coekelbergs of Ernst & Young

Mar 16, 2011

Define_your_liabilitiesLiability-hedging portfolios are poorly defined at nearly half of pension funds, and many have not defined their liabilities precisely, finds Samuel Sender of the Edhec-Risk Institute

Mar 16, 2011

Falling_into_lineThe growth of alternative Ucits funds has thrust some asset managers into an unfamiliar world of compulsory checks and limits. Nicholas Pratt looks at how compliance management systems are helping them meet regulatory requirements

Mar 16, 2011

Cover_story_picRisk systems and regulations have centred on the quantitative and not the qualitative. Nicholas Pratt looks at the juggling required in the world of non-financial risk and asks whether more systematic rigour can be applied

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