JulyAugust 2014 synopsis

Editorial Synopsis July/August 2014 In the first instance, please contact the journalist by email
  Swiss report
The Swiss franc is the last safe haven currency and allocations to Swiss franc-denominated assets are growing from an already high base, both in absolute and relative terms
contact Stefanie Eschenbacher: [email protected]
The European Commission has proposed new legislation to govern central security depositories, which requires the alignment of settlements across European Economic Area countries and Switzerland to T+2 contact Stefanie Eschenbacher: [email protected]
In its effort to restore trust in the fund management industry, Funds Europe asks if enough is being done to make charges transparent. Is the recent FCA report, 'Clarity of Fund Charges', a sign they are not?
contact Fiona Rintoul: [email protected]
Pensions solutions
There are several dominant themes in pooled investment solutions for occupational pension schemes. This article looks at diversified growth funds
contact George Mitton: [email protected]
Asset services: Outsourcing contingency planning
A key regulatory concern around asset managers’use of outsourcing is their contingency measures in the advent of a provider failure. Funds Europe looks at how some asset managers are tackling this problem
contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]
Regulatory budgets and headcounts have increased in the UK, the US and Hong Kong, as have the size and number of penalties.We ask what have been the spending priorities for regulators and what they are doing with the revenue
contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]
Exchange-traded funds
Funds Europe looks at which indices best captured the recovery in certain European markets this year
contact Nick Fitzpatrick: [email protected]
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