regulation

Jun 16, 2011

CacoonAs specialised fund managers grow in size and reputation some will be able to haggle with their distributors on the portion of commission they give away, finds Angèle Spiteri Paris

Jun 16, 2011

RunningThe AP funds, Sweden's most influential institutional investors, are struggling against the constraints of regulation and hold out hope for changes that will make their jobs less complicated. Angele Spiteri Paris finds out more.

Jun 10, 2011

Heart_monitorWith increased assets under management in the European fund and asset management business, Fiona Rintoul asks if the industry has recovered from the financial meltdown


Jun 10, 2011

KiidThe deadline for fund managers to produce Key Investor Information Documents looms large. Angele Spiteri Paris writes about the challenges and how this exercise compares with the one that spawned the simplified prospectus


Jun 10, 2011

Our head-to-head discussion with two prominent pension schemes in the UK reveals problems with investment benchmarks that came to light in the financial crisis. It also indicates that there is a desire for passive solutions that is not being satisfied by investment managers' product offerings. These, along with other issues considered here, set the scene for forward planning in the pensions industry. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick (part1)

Jun 10, 2011

Simon_TortellThe regulatory emphasis that has been placed on the oversight of the manager since the beginning of the financial crisis, and even before that, cannot be overstated

Jun 10, 2011

Production_lineNow that the industry has largely accepted the benefit of automating cross-border orders, efforts are focusing on standardisation in processes. Nicholas Pratt examines the challenges involved


Jun 10, 2011

MonkeyEmpirical tests would surely show that pension funds using risk management tools would have superior results. But the reality is more complex, explains Samuel Sender of Edhec-Risk Institute.


Jun 10, 2011

Kenneth_FarrugiaThe looming implementation of the Aifm (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Directive and the passporting opportunities afforded by new Ucits IV regulatory measures are generating increased interest in re-domiciling to, or domiciling mirror-funds, within the European Union

May 25, 2011

Citic_Securities_logoChinese brokerage Citic Securities hopes to sell 51% of China Asset Management Co (AMC), the country's biggest fund manager by assets under management (AuM), for at least RMB 7.6bn (€830m).

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