regulation

Aug 11, 2008

Nicholas Pratt finds out what fund managers should be asking of their
dealing counterparts in determining just how smart their smart order
routers are ...

Aug 11, 2008

ETFs have given investors simple access to a wide range of assets. But private equity and hedge funds are proving a challenge for providers, reports Angele Spiteri Paris ...

Jun 25, 2008

Project Turquoise, the bank-backed alternative trading platform, has caused much anticipation among the trading community. Nik Pratt talks to Eli Lederman, CEO (pictured) about what it will mean for fund managers ...

Jun 25, 2008

Battered by the credit crunch, Europe’s real estate players are increasingly looking at cross-border property investment. Fiona Rintoul sees the plus points of assembling an international portfolio – as well as the pitfalls ...

Jun 03, 2008

Compliance monitoring was easy enough when domestic equities dominated fund managers’ portfolios, but now it has to cope with unconstrained mandates and cross-asset funds that cover multiple jurisdictions. Nicholas Pratt examines how compliance technology is evolving ...

Jun 03, 2008

Following Generali Investments’ huge internal restructure, CEO Gianluigi Costanzo (pictured) tells Angele Spiteri Paris how the unification programme will drive the company forward ...

Jun 03, 2008

Jean-Baptiste de Franssu (pictured, and interviewed before FundForum Barcelona) tells Angele Spiteri Paris that regaining lost assets is a priority after the sub-prime damage. But stunted open architecture, churning by funds of funds and a lack of DC take-up are major challenges ...

Jun 03, 2008

Alpha investors seek returns that are uncorrelated to indices. Ironically, a new range of index products could imitate this cheaply. But will disclosure scupper them? Angele Spiteri Paris investigates 

Jun 02, 2008

The ingredients of active fund prices are largely impossible to discern, but Richard Goddard, of Fund-X SA, says there is innovation in the industry ...

May 22, 2008

In the current investment climate, long-only managers’ hands are effectively tied. New Star’s Guy de Blonay predicts that when a market turnaround comes, however, financial firms will benefit most ...

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