Magazine Issues»September 2021

River_deltaUK regulators have issued their long-awaited rules on operational resilience. Nicholas Pratt examines the implications for asset managers and their partners.

LuxembourgAhead of ALFI’s Global Distribution Conference in September, we ask industry experts about the importance of harmonisation, future challenges, and whether AIFs sold in multiple countries should be the responsibility of one regulator.

Asset_servicing_roundtable_Sep_2021Our expert asset servicing panel defends Luxembourg over a recent investigation into the Grand Duchy’s anti-money laundering framework,saying the country has pioneered openness. Plus, we talk about the evolution of technology and consider the review of AIFMD.

Veronique_Dang_VuActive ETF assets are growing and so is the number of fund managers that want to offer them. Véronique Dang Vu, ETF expert at Societe Generale Securities Services, explains some of the most frequent considerations for firms from a set-up and operational perspective.

Emmanuel-Frederic_Henrion-and-Maren_Stadler-TjanIn July 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) launched a survey amongst national competent authorities on the different national approaches to the supervision of cost-related provisions under the Ucits and AIFMD frameworks, write Emmanuel-Frédéric Henrion and Maren Stadler-Tjan of Clifford Chance.

Digital_ageFunds Europe looks ahead to the annual Sibos conference and its themes of digital acceleration and transformative technology.

Carbon_footprintIn today’s intensely climate-conscious culture, we may well see more vehicles managed under the Net Zero Carbon approach, writes Mithursha Kesavan.

Shelly_AntoniewiczPolicymakers and commentators are paying more attention than ever to Ucits ongoing charges – particularly how they compare to US charges. Though this heightened scrutiny is understandable, it has led to two common misperceptions.