Magazine Issues»September 2020

MENA_roundtable_Aug_2020Investors in the Middle East consider the tools that will be needed to navigate the Covid-19 crisis, the continued appetite for dividend and why it’s all about tech. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Distressed debtThe global economic downturn triggered by Covid-19 has increased debt-default levels as losses ripple through bond markets – but the conditions for a perfect storm were in place before the pandemic, writes Romil Patel.

Martin_Mager“Do we need risk disclosure because there are ESG criteria in the fund’s investment strategy?” – “No, you need risk disclosure if there are not.”

AMUNDI ALTO 2Funds Europe talks to Amundi Services about the extension of its ALTO* offering for discretionary portfolio management and advisory.

TokenisationTokenisation potentially revolutionises fund transactions and could provide quick, liquid access to private markets in future. Here, Nicholas Pratt explains what it is.

Paul_RobertsMajor events often spark major progress. This year’s pandemic event will live long in the memory, and thoughts are increasingly turning to the new thinking that might follow, says Paul Roberts, CEO of Milestone Group.

HandshakeThe Sibos conference is digital this year. After an online programme running from 5-8 October, monthly events will continue into 2021 on the key themes of responsible innovation, delivering digital value, banking for humanity and the future of finance. industry experts share their thoughts below.

Corinne_Lamesch_ALFIDiversity is really about empowering people by respecting what makes them different, whether it’s their age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, education or nationality.