Roundtables & Panels

FUNDS ROUNDTABLE: Funds industry in 2013

Sep 06, 2013

What do Luxembourg professionals think about the global funds industry? Our panellists say fees are mostly justified, distribution costs still too high, and challenges still remain for the development of Ucits. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick and edited by George Mitton.

SWISS ROUNDTABLE: Splendid isolation?

Jul 23, 2013

Swiss asset management executives discuss international clientele, barriers to distribution and adapting to changes in Europe. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick in Zurich.

JURISDICTION ROUNDTABLE: Forward thinking

Jun 18, 2013

Our panel looks at Ireland as a funds jurisdiction and considers the changing supervisory landscape, the effect of the banking crisis, and ultimately Ireland's future under the Alternative Investment Funds Managers Directive. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Irish Realism

Jun 18, 2013

Alternative investments are a big part of the Irish asset servicing sector. Our panel hears that fund promoters have a realistic attitude about the regulatory impact on costs. Money market funds are also discussed. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

NORDICS ROUNDTABLE: The right interpretation

Apr 05, 2013

Depositary banks in the Nordics are waiting with bated breath for their local regulators to interpret the AIFMD. What will it mean for depositary liability, lost securities and cost? George Mitton asked participants at our Stockholm panel.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: AIFMs: are you ready?

Mar 08, 2013

With the regulatory environment for alternative managers about to change significantly under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), depositary banks discuss if the industry is sufficiently prepared. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

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