Research Reports»Calastone May 2018

Planet_EarthAs regulatory demands grow, compliance costs rise. No one doubts that financial markets should be transparent and fair.

Earth_in_palmsIt is now ten years since the global financial crisis of 2008. Of its many legacies, perhaps the most relevant, for those working in the funds business, is the vast quantity of financial services regulation that has since been implemented.

Earth_networkThe previous results established that our respondents believe regulatory demands are rising. But what about the supposed beneficiaries of these compliance efforts – are the industry’s customers being well served?

Earth_connectionsAnother repeated section of the survey looked at distribution channels. Respondents were asked to rank the importance of six channels in their country or region.

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