regulation

Dec 14, 2011

SaleEuropean regulators want to shine a light onto the secretive world of derivatives trading. But critics say the laws would stifle the market and push up prices. George Mitton reports.

Dec 14, 2011

Reed_SmithNext year will herald a range of regulatory developments which will impact on the funds industry. We present a summary of each development, along with key dates for implementation or further consultation.

Dec 14, 2011

hedgesIt is a tough environment for hedge funds, which could lead to more demand for operational services as funds seek efficiencies and regulatory compliance. Funds Europe asked a range of administrators about their outlook for the admin business in 2012.

Dec 14, 2011

AnchorConcerns over global financial stability are eroding confidence in broader markets, with custodian banks having to re-emphasise trust and transparency as a result. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports.

Dec 14, 2011

ETFThe global exchange traded fund (ETF) industry has in some ways become a casualty of its own success.

Dec 12, 2011

Brazil-World-CupDespite the limited choice of stocks available for infrastructure managers in Latin America, the region offers some compelling investment opportunities. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports.

Dec 12, 2011

Royal Bank of ScotlandThe Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) failed because its management and board made a series of poor decisions at a time when banks were acutely vulnerable, according to a much-anticipated report from the Financial Services Authority.

Nov 28, 2011

Made_in_UKEuropean regulation is damaging to the UK economy, the country’s fund association says.

Nov 24, 2011

Quality_stampOffshoring of alternative investment funds has remained stable despite regulatory changes that were expected to see more managers set up in Europe to obtain the ‘Aifm’ quality mark.

Nov 18, 2011

Asia_business_friendlyGovernments in 125 economies out of 183 measured implemented a total of 245 business regulatory reforms, according to the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank.

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