Roundtables & Panels

CHINA ROUNDTABLE: “The Communist party will get China right”

Jun 11, 2014

Are investors in the West wrong to compare China's shadow banking problem with the sub-prime crisis and do they worry too much about broader uncertainty in the second largest economy? Fund chiefs in Beijing think so. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: What it says on the tin

Jun 11, 2014

A panel of fund management brand experts discusses social media, the relationship between brand and fund flows, and the challenges of covering multiple client bases in different markets. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

LUXEMBOURG ROUNDTABLE: Counting on government backing

Mar 17, 2014

The Grand Duchy's new government, Ucits fund governance, and costs are some of the topics debated by our industry panel. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

ROUNDTABLE: Blind dates and other specialist services

Mar 17, 2014

Asset managers need the help of asset servicers as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Ucits V and a whole lot of other regulation hits the industry. The participants of our roundtable in Luxembourg discuss in which areas their clients lag, where the limitations of their help is...

ROUNDTABLE: Skin in the game

Jan 14, 2014

Indemnification in securities lending means providers have 'skin in the game', keeping them honest. But there are signs that indemnities are weakening. Plus, directors of Ucits funds should scrutinse lending agents' fees more. These are two of the issues our lending panel discusses. Chaired by...

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ROUNDTABLE: Index hugging

Nov 12, 2013

Traditional institutional index funds are a major barrier to ETF success, at least in the UK pensions market, our panel on ETF industry development hears. Though smart beta could change this. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

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