fund governance

May 20, 2020

Ireland_sceneryA greater awareness of governance in Ireland’s funds industry came about just in time for the Covid-19 crisis, writes Nick Fitzpatrick. But the regulator is keenly watching developments and has ramped up the focus on liquidity risk.

Apr 21, 2020

boardroom_signColumbia Threadneedle Investments has reduced the registrar fee on UK funds so that customers gain more from economies of scale.

Mar 21, 2020

Our expert panel discusses the growth of private equity in Luxembourg, the impact of technology on the funds industry and the EU’s Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive.

Mar 13, 2020

SuperheroesAs providers of outsourced compliance services, what reassurances can ManCos give that they are not conflicted by their relationships with fund sponsors? Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Feb 24, 2020

Jan_Van_EckJan van Eck, the chief executive of New York-based asset manager VanEck, says he is concerned by the high concentration of shares in American companies that belong to the world’s largest asset managers.

Dec 18, 2019

Pat_SharmanI have always maintained a strong passion for governance. This has been heavily influenced by my work in the pensions industry for over 25 years, including over five years as a trustee for Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution pension schemes.

Oct 21, 2019

Funds_under_reviewUK funds are beginning a new era of tougher governance. Independent non-executive directors are arriving en masse on fund boards and their job will be to scrutinise whether investors are getting good value.

Oct 18, 2019

Office_buildingsInvestment funds in the UK will imminently face greater scrutiny from independent directors and distributors about the value they provide. How are firms tackling this ‘Assessment of Value’ rule?

Sep 16, 2019

Merging_blocksTwo CEOs from Luxembourg’s fund governance and third-party management company (ManCo) sector have joined forces to launch what they believe is a new revolutionary enterprise: ONE group solutions.

Aug 07, 2019

corporate_governanceThe scandal surrounding the gating of the Woodford Equity Income Fund (WEIF) has exposed the often overlooked but vital role of the authorised corporate director (ACD) as well as other governance issues.