Dec 20, 2021

Alan_KeatingNorthern Trust Asset Management (NTAM) has appointed Alan Keating to lead its UCITS management company in Dublin, Ireland.

Sep 13, 2021

Emmanuel-Frederic_Henrion-and-Maren_Stadler-TjanIn July 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) launched a survey amongst national competent authorities on the different national approaches to the supervision of cost-related provisions under the Ucits and AIFMD frameworks, write Emmanuel-Frédéric Henrion and Maren Stadler-Tjan of Clifford Chance.

Jul 22, 2021

Aspect CapitalAspect Capital has launched a ‘trend-following’ fund that includes investment in commodity markets within the Ucits funds regulatory regime.

Apr 06, 2021

european_investorsDespite recent moves to improve EU cross-border shareholders’ rights, increasing evidence suggests that engagement barriers remain between countries, according to European non-governmental organisation Better Finance. 

Mar 25, 2021

Ucits liquidity managementLiquidity management of Ucits funds have largely passed scrutiny by the EU financial watchdog, but firms are warned that improvements may be needed.

Oct 26, 2020

Ucits fundsCharges that investors pay to invest in Ucits-regulated equity funds fell to 1.24% last year, continuing a downward trend as asset managers contend with fee pressure.

Oct 22, 2020

Ireland fund governancePat Lardner, the CEO of the Irish Funds industry association, reacted to a critical regulatory report on fund governance by saying the country had "justifiably earned" a reputation as a credible fund centre.

Jun 10, 2020

Ucits_approvedNeuberger Berman has launched a global flexible credit fund in a Ucits format available to international investors.

May 27, 2020

DistributionThe total number of global cross border funds grew 2.65% to 14,031 in 2019, according to research from PwC Luxembourg.

May 27, 2020

Ireland_mapA greater awareness of governance in Ireland’s funds industry came about just in time for the Covid-19 crisis, writes Nick Fitzpatrick in the May issue of Funds Europe that has a special report on Ireland. But the regulator is keenly watching developments and has been ramping up the focus on liquidity risk since at least last year.