September 2021

Editorial: Industrial action

Amazon – the second-largest employer in the US behind Walmart – is no stranger to workforce-related controversies. Despite countless allegations, the e-commerce giant generally...

Opinion: Honesty, ‘the money plant’

At the bottom of our garden, in what we have aspirationally named “the meadow”, there is a small patch of the wildflower honesty (Lunaria...

ESG: What about delivering workers’ rights?

Despite an increased focus on the ‘social’ side of ESG, many fund managers seem reluctant to side with disgruntled staff at companies such as...

Digital assets: The crypto conflation

In a Funds Europe webinar, experts including the Luxembourg funds regulator discussed how to advance crypto and digital assets’ entry into the mainstream. Hedge funds...

Distribution: Waiting for change that’s already happened

Change is inevitable, whether it’s through gradual evolution or an earth-shaking ‘big bang’. Rob Langston delves further into our ‘Future of Distribution’ research among...

Sponsored feature: ELTIFs offer new route to market for far-sighted investors

Georg Lasch, head of offshore sales at BNP Paribas Securities Services in Luxembourg, sets out how European Long Term Investment Funds (ELTIFs) offer investors...

Inside view: The future looks more unstable than ever

Extreme global market volatility is becoming a fact of life as investors are forced to make ever-riskier choices, says Stephen Jones, CIO of equities and...

Inside view: A question of education

Camille Thommes, director general of Luxembourg investment funds association Alfi, writes about the role of the funds industry in the wider economy and why...

Operational resilience: Protecting the ecosystem

UK regulators have issued their long-awaited rules on operational resilience. Nicholas Pratt examines the implications for asset managers and their partners. On March 29, the...

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