Roundtables & Panels

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?

DOMICILE ROUNDTABLE: Right at the centre of things

Jun 23, 2014

Our Ireland funds industry panel talks about the country's role as a domicile and how it is adopting to regulatory changes, such as Fatca. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: All change in Ireland

Jun 23, 2014

A panel of asset servicing experts examine how new regulations and a march towards automation has changed the way they do business. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

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.

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