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Aug 10, 2015

Calssification1The European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (Inrev) has called on the European Commission to consider reducing the complexity and cost of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) for real estate fund managers.

Aug 06, 2015

Exchange2Bank of America Merill Lynch will be a participant of the Global Markets Exchange Group (GMEX) when it opens for trading tomorrow.

Jul 29, 2015

Breaking chainThe AIFMD may hold depositaries liable for lost assets in the sub-custody chain. But Nicholas Pratt discovers the debate on liability risk is still raging over grey areas. 

Jul 24, 2015

Stephen ScharfThe Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a provider of post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has appointed Stephen Scharf to the newly-created position of chief security officer (CSO).

May 15, 2015

Cyber palmThe rapid evolution of cyber crime is a major headache for security experts, whose focus has moved from prevention to live attacks. As well as thieves, asset managers are now targeted by geopolitical players, writes Alix Robertson.

Apr 13, 2015

RiskBATS Chi-X Europe, an exchange provider, has linked up with ICAP, a broker, to provide anonymous clearing for equity-based exchange-for-physical (EFP) contracts.

Apr 10, 2015

Leaders in the field of asset management answer questions regarding their strategies and predictions.

Mar 24, 2015

ChainA number of depositary banks in Luxembourg say it is safe to trade in the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect programme, despite investor-protection concerns for Ucits funds. Nick Fitzpatrick finds out why.

Mar 24, 2015

Bing Li, who heads the asset management division of Chinese bank ICBC, joined our Luxembourg roundtable to discuss how Luxembourg and China’s asset management industries are connecting with each other. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick. 

Mar 24, 2015

Bing Li, who heads the asset management division of Chinese bank ICBC, joined our Luxembourg roundtable to discuss how Luxembourg and China’s asset management industries are connecting with each other. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick. 

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

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Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.