Magazine Issues»September 2018

Nick-FitzpatrickPanasonic is moving its European headquarters from the UK to Holland. It’s a tax-related move but inevitably linked to Brexit and with only 20 people likely to be affected, it doesn’t sound so complicated.

Fiona_RintoulNo one, it seems, is happy with the EU Priips regulation, which went live on 3 January 2018. Simply reading an explanation of what the rules hope to achieve helps us to understand why.

Interest_ratesThe Federal Reserve and the Bank of England raised interest rates by 0.25% over the summer and the end of economic stimulus now seems to be in train. Fiona Rintoul reports.

Geneva regataWith the funds industry increasingly preparing for a 'hard' Brexit, Mirabaud Asset Management chief executive Lionel Aeschlimann tells Mark Latham about some of the headaches that the UK's departure from the EU is creating for Swiss banks and fund managers.

FossilTech disruption is playing out in the fund subscription process – known as transfer agency – more than anywhere else in the funds industry. Nicholas Pratt speaks to the latest disruptor, and to transfer agents.

Impact investing is not just a feel-good story. It is hard capitalism at its best.

Who or what will make climate investing more mainstream? According to our panel, the role of investment consultants will be pivotal.

Yerlan_SyzdykovA holistic approach to information sharing and analysis flips the script on emerging market investment strategies.


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Executive Video Interviews

Why fund admin tech is a key competitive advantage

Cian Hyland, Strategic Client Relationship Director at Deep Pool Financial Solutions spoke to us about how technology enables efficient data management, reporting automation and secure data access.

Insights from State Street

Cuan Coulter, Global Head of Asset Managers and Head of UK and Ireland at State Street, discusses how fund managers decide between the two cross-border fund domiciles, namely Ireland and Luxembourg, and why asset managers find managing data so difficult.

Unlocking access to private markets

Vincent Clause, who heads the global funds strategy at Euroclear and David Genn, CEO of Goji, sit down with Funds Europe to explain how technological innovation, bolstered by operational experience and global reach, can provide solutions that unlock access to private markets.

Sustainable investing in the DC world

Claire Felgate, a specialist in UK defined contribution pension schemes at asset manager BlackRock, talks with Funds Europe editor Nick Fitzpatrick about how - and the pace at which - DC pension schemes are adapting to the requirements of sustainable investment.



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