Roundtables & Panels

UK DISTRIBUTION ROUNDTABLE: Blurred lines

Apr 15, 2016

In 2012, the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) permanently overhauled financial advice in the UK. Our panel discussed the impact it has had on distributors, and what more can be done to improve the industry.

SOUTH AFRICA ROUNDTABLE: Local is ‘lekker’ (good)

Mar 16, 2016

Our second South Africa panel discusses pension scheme investment, and the challenge for asset servicing firms of building a pan-African business. Chaired by Alan Chalmers.

ASSET MANAGEMENT ROUNDTABLE: The safest product in the world

Mar 07, 2016

The Ucits fund is likely to be the main fund of choice for many years, despite tighter regulation and competition from Asia, according to our panel of experts. Among other issues, it looks at the route to market for alternative funds.

FUND SERVICES ROUNDTABLE: Into a virtual world

Mar 07, 2016

The panel discusses at the impact of Ucits V on the asset servicing industry and the implications of blockchain for fund firms and their providers.

CHINA ASSET MANAGEMENT ROUNDTABLE: The evolution goes on

Dec 23, 2015

After a turbulent year for the Chinese stock market, Funds Europe’s panel of experts in Beijing discusses the economy, domestic retail funds, the high-net-worth sector, Stock Connect and the future of the renminbi.

NEW YORK ROUNDTABLE: A tough industry to be in

Dec 21, 2015

Working with fund distributors is increasingly difficult, but vital. Our panel in New York considers the merits of scale in this environment, but also hears smaller asset managers can find a place in the market too. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

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