Magazine Issues»October 2020

Nick_FitzpatrickWhen we emerge from the pandemic, there is still a raft of regulation to be dealt with. While we adjusted to working remotely, Esma published guidelines on performance fees for Ucits funds and certain alternative investment funds in April.

Fiona_RintoulIf you’re anything like me, you’re probably sick of the Covid-19 pandemic by now. The early days when battening down the hatches at home had a certain retro charm are long gone.

PeopleIn her first interview since becoming LGIM chief executive last year, Michelle Scrimgeour talks to Mark Latham about the company’s growth plans, diversity, corporate governance and the coronavirus pandemic.

Neil Wise, Philippe Seyll, Bernard TancréClearstream, the post-trade division of Deutsche Börse Group, has finalised its acquisition of a majority stake in the Fondcenter B2B fund platform from UBS.

Glass_ballLargely led by fund manager VanEck, the development of ETFs exposed to bitcoin and similar cryptos is hindered by regulatory challenges. This has created a realm of untapped potential. Alex Rolandi reports.

New_YorkWhat are active ETFs and why are they suddenly so popular? Nicholas Pratt has the details.

ETF_roundtable_Oct_2020The Covid-19 crisis tested their resilience – but while exchange-traded funds have fared well, many find them hard to grasp. Our panel discusses ways to understand them, how widely they’ve been adopted and their potential role in ESG investing. Chaired by Alex Rolandi.

Steam_trainA Funds Europe webinar, featuring three prominent Luxembourg-based funds professionals, focused on recently introduced regulatory developments and those in the pipeline over the next 18 months.