Roundtables & Panels

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Bringing AIFMD to life

Mar 24, 2015

Singling out delegation of responsibilities as an outstanding issue, Luxembourg asset servicers outline the work completed – and still necessary – for them and their clients to make the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive fully operational.

ROUNDTABLE: Get with the program

Mar 24, 2015

Our panel discusses how to identify legacy systems, the challenge that businesses face when it’s time to replace them and the changing nature of asset managers’ IT departments. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

CHINA ROUNDTABLE: The price of going global

Jan 08, 2015

The Chinese asset managers at our panel are bullish about growth in their home market and are agreed on one thing it is expensive to expand in Europe. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Obstacles and opportunities

Jan 07, 2015

Nick Fitzpatrick chaired a wide-ranging discussion among leading securities finance experts. Topics include the role of Ucits funds in securities lending, and regulation affecting the industry. Basel III, where banks will need to borrow high-quality assets for funding purposes, is considered a...

ROUNDTABLE: The need for more building blocks

Nov 14, 2014

ETF providers have done well to provide investors with building blocks for equity portfolios. There is now a need for more fixed income development, our ETF panel hears. Currency hedging woud also be useful. The panel also considers how regulatory changes, like the UK’s RDR, is helping the ETF...

ROUNDTABLE: Experts on smart beta

Sep 17, 2014

Funds Europe asks those in the know about the burning issues facing the industry, such as how will smart beta affect fund management and what are the risks?

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