Jul 18, 2019

Devin_McCuneThe Financial Conduct Authority’s incoming new rules for asset management will require funds to prove their ‘value’. Devin McCune of Broadridge considers what the UK regulator is expecting firms to do.

Jul 18, 2019

Geraldine_Gibson-Niamh_Ryan-Charles_MullerFor its debut leadership event in Dublin, MDO Management Company assembled a roster of experts to discuss – among other things – international cooperation, regulation and director diversity.

Jul 18, 2019

Jonathan_Gilmour-Vanessa_BattagliaSince the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority announced in 2017 that it would withdraw its support for the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) by the end of 2021, various regulators and market participants have joined forces to discuss and prepare their proposed transition plans.

Jul 17, 2019

Richard_MarshallLuxembourg’s financial services regulator has given UK fund firms a year to carry on their existing operations after a hard Brexit.

Jul 10, 2019

RegulationFrance’s financial regulator has issued a reprimand to Invest Securities, an investment services provider, and fined it €90,000 for failing to carry out the necessary checks prior to the marketing of a British alternative investment fund (AIF) that was not authorised in France.

Jun 24, 2019

Berlin_BundestagIt should not be possible to block Luxembourg-domiciled funds from distribution in Germany when changes to regulation take effect in December despite a recent report stating the opposite, according to the Grand Duchy’s trade body for the assets industry.

Jun 18, 2019

climate impactInvestors are taking on over 700 multinational companies for not reporting on their climate impact, pushing the firms to disclose information through CDP, a non-profit environmental disclosure platform.

Jun 18, 2019

Robot_armsMiFID II is said to be squeezing the German funds industry and hindering its global competitiveness – but as Mark Latham finds, an ebullient mood persists in a country where more institutions are investing in funds.

Jun 18, 2019

William_YongeThe EU’s ambitions for sustainable finance touch most areas of financial services. The European Commission established a high-level expert group in 2016 with the goal of developing an EU strategy on sustainable finance, which concluded that environmental, social and governance considerations had to be considered.

Jun 14, 2019

Transparent blockchainFunds Europe’s latest research project, in partnership with Clearstream, looks at whether commercial incentives to achieve transparency have created confusion about the appropriate distribution model for cross-border funds.