Roundtables & Panels

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.

JURISDICTION ROUNDTABLE: Luxembourg passport

Mar 08, 2013

Luxembourg aims to turn the initially controversial Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive into a Ucits-like brand. The panel discusses the progress that has been made and looks beyond regulations from Europe. Edited by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

PARIS ROUNDTABLE: Room for improvement

Jan 08, 2013

The growth of exchange-traded funds has been steady for the past three years. But according to our panel, new products are being launched with a closer eye on risk and perfomance components. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

ECONOMISTS' PANEL: Waiting for the euro to dissolve

Oct 31, 2012

European economists tell Funds Europe their views about the possibility of a eurozone break-up and how well policymakers are performing.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Dealing with cost pressures

Sep 04, 2012

Asian asset managers have historically lagged behind Europe and North America in the take-up of operational outsourcing, but the participants in our roundtable say this is changing. They also discuss the cost pressures they face themselves as a result of increased regulation. Chaired by Stefanie...

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