Magazine Issues»October 2007

With Asia an ever more important buyer of European Ucits 3 funds, administrators are increasingly using transfer agency platforms to meet the challenges of multiple languages and multiple compliance regulations. By Nick Fitzpatrick

Nicholas Pratt looks at how Schroders and Thames River use compliance technology to handle onerous regulation

In these days of mass communication, ever more knowledgable clients expect detailed information, specific to their portfolio. Fund managers should be working towards full automation of client reports. By Angelique Ruzicka

Peter Preisler, head of EMEA at T. Rowe Price, is a contrarian. He dislikes ‘hyped’ products, such as 130/30 funds, and he prefers Africa to the Brics economies, finds Angelique Ruzicka

Hans-Olov Bornemann believes there needs to be a debate about how broker-dealers serve fund managers. The issues go beyond unbundling, though, and into the opaque world of how traders use confidential client information. By Nick Fitzpatrick