Magazine Issues»September 2020

Nick_FitzpatrickThere is at least one Brexit certainty, says Nicolas Mackel, a former diplomat and now head of Luxembourg for Finance: a Brexit deal before the end of the year will not include financial services.

Fiona_RintoulOutside, it is sheeting with rain. Driving home earlier on the motorway, I felt as though I were fording a large, shallow river rather than crossing the central belt of Scotland on a major road.

Brexit_flagWith the UK’s transitional membership of the EU ending in weeks and no trade deal in sight, Mark Latham examines Brexit’s potential impact on the highly interconnected cross-border European funds industry.

Luxembourg jurisdiction roundtableOur expert panel discusses the AML requirements of Ucits funds, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry, Brexit and the growth of private equity.

property fundsA new proposal would force UK investors in open-ended property funds to give 180 days’ notice of any redemptions. Critics fear this will stymie flows, but supporters hope it will reduce dealing suspensions and bolster long-termism.

Bruno_BertocciThree years on from the launch of UBS Asset Management’s global equities impact strategy, Alex Rolandi analyses its performance and speaks with fund manager Bruno Bertocci about his hopes for the fund.

Todd_ThompsonMixed data has thrown bond markets into choppy waters, but bond issuance backed by physical assets in sectors such as tourism could help investors through them, Todd Thompson of Reams Asset Management tells Funds Europe.



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