Dec 05, 2018

European_ParliamentMore industry bodies have welcomed the European Parliament’s recommendation to extend the review of the ‘Priips’ investment fund rules.

Dec 04, 2018

DeadlineA German funds trade body - which is one of the most vociferous critics of Priips regulations - has welcomed European Parliament’s decision to extend deadlines for a review.

Nov 19, 2018

Regulatory white paperEurope’s asset management trade body has told financial regulators that their recent consultation paper does not go far enough in scrutinising the controversial ‘Priips’ investor information document.

Nov 13, 2018

RegulationMany fund managers and brokers are failing to tighten up their dealing processes despite pressure from major capital markets regulations introduced nearly a year ago.

Nov 09, 2018

HandshakeAfter the barrage of regulations precipitated by the financial crisis, France’s three asset servicing giants are at last free to concentrate on gaining new business. Mark Latham reports.

Nov 09, 2018

Richard_ThomasEven though the UK has now implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it’ll need to agree new arrangements with the EU post-Brexit.

Nov 09, 2018

Securities_researchSecurities research from sources other than brokers should be thriving under MiFID II, but as Nicholas Pratt finds, the independents may be the regulation’s accidental victims.

Nov 09, 2018

Gerard_WalshBest execution within securities is an area where MiFID II is having a major impact. Gerard Walsh of Northern Trust Capital Markets joined Funds Europe to discuss this and other developments.

Nov 09, 2018

Made_in_ChinaIn China, technology companies are changing how retail investors allocate capital, but it is not a zero-sum competition with traditional financial services firms. Joshua Bateman reports.

Oct 31, 2018

Regulatory_reportingAsset managers would resist a move by regulators in Europe to enforce socially responsible investment criteria through legislation, research indicates.