Jul 06, 2023

SFDR, catalysing, ESG integration, asset management, SFDR, ESG, effectiveness, greenwashing, uncertain, Frédéric Vonner, sustainable, finance, PwC, LuxembourgSFDR promotes ESG integration, but its effectiveness in addressing greenwashing risks is uncertain, writes Frédéric Vonner, sustainable finance leader, PwC Luxembourg.

Jul 05, 2023

FSB, open-ended, IOSCOThe Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have jointly proposed that open-ended fund managers implement redemption fees for withdrawing investors. 

Jul 05, 2023

FCA, consolidated tapeThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has unveiled measures to reinforce the UK's position as a global financial centre and enhance market transparency.

Jul 04, 2023

value, money, top of mind, European Commission, Retail Investment Strategy, opinion, regulatory angle, business, Bob Hendriks, ABN AMRO Investment SolutionsThe European Commission's Retail Investment Strategy emphasises the value for money, raising regulatory and business challenges, writes Bob Hendriks, CCO of ABN AMRO Investment Solutions.

Jul 04, 2023

road, zero-emission transport, UK, breathe in, air, clean, fresh. quiet, peaceful, birdsong

The transition to electric is most welcome - but in the UK, there is a major hurdle: infrastructure, says Lukasz Michalak at Octopus Investments.

Jun 30, 2023

A new report by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) reveals significant growth of SFDR Article 8 funds, accounting for 45% of the Ucits and AIF market at €6.4 trillion.


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