Oct 18, 2019

PumpkinsLondon and Frankfurt clearing houses are battling for post-Brexit euro derivatives business. Nicholas Pratt considers where UK asset managers may be putting their flows.

Oct 18, 2019

Robin_DabydeenIn April, radical changes to UK tax law came into force, levelling the playing field for resident and non-resident investment funds by bringing foreign entities within the charge of UK tax on the disposal of land.

Oct 18, 2019

Hong_Kong_lightsFrom the growing-pains of digital, to the old war wounds of regulatory compliance, custodians are “acting with urgency”. Nicholas Pratt reports on our 2019 custody survey.

Oct 18, 2019

BuildingsThe Funds Europe directory features custodians who responded to our survey. A Q&A section with senior executives focuses on challenges for fund managers, blockchain and the business outlook.

Oct 18, 2019

Will_GoodhartRecent history tells us that it is important for investors to have a clear understanding of the way a fund is invested and the risks involved. As yet, we are not able to do that in relation to ESG investing, though we are making progress.

Oct 18, 2019

ComplianceFunds Europe talks to Confluence about the regulatory burden facing Europe’s funds and administrators amid new rules for money market funds. Confluence is a global leader in investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting.

Oct 14, 2019

SearchInvestors are getting less analyst coverage of UK-listed companies as a result of the capital markets rules changes, known as MiFID II.

Oct 02, 2019

CryptocurrenciesThe digital transformation of financial services is continuing apace. Digital technology, such as distributed ledger technology (DLT), is enabling any form of value to be transferred at low cost.

Oct 01, 2019

Compliance, regulationThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is placing greater due diligence requirements on asset managers that invest in illiquid assets regulated under the UK’s ‘Nurs’ regime.

Sep 26, 2019

Berlin_BundestagThe wide-reaching MiFID II directive has come under further criticism from Germany’s Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF).