Forward Features 2016


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Issue 143 - February 2016

Roundtable: Alfi preview
Features: Multi-asset, index products
clearing and settlement, real estate
fund administration

Issue 148 – July/August 2016

Roundtable: Global asset servicing
Features: Swiss report, equities - UK,
ETF review, Swiss fund administration,
cloud solutions

Funds Europe Awards 2016
Submission deadline, 26th August 2016

Issue 144 - March 2016

Special Focus: Distribution
Roundtable: South Africa
Features: Global equities, ETF review,
Italian asset management, 
transition management, South Africa

Issue 149 - September 2016

Special Focus: Sibos preview
Features: Spanish asset management,
managed solutions, global bonds, exchanges

Issue 145 - April 2016

Roundtable: UK distribution
Special Focus:
Administration survey
Features: Robo-advice, US bonds,
smart beta update, fund administration report

Issue 150 - October 2016

Special Focus: Custody survey
Features: Liquid alternatives,
investing in gold, sub-custody, custody report

Issue 146 - May 2016

Special focus: Fund Forum preview
 Marketing & Branding
Features: Asian equities, ETF review,
private equity fund administration,
fund platforms, emerging markets

Issue 151 - November 2016

Roundtable: Emerging Markets
Features: French asset management,
French asset servicing, French ETFs,
Sibos report

Funds Europe Awards 2016
Ceremony at the Tower of London
3rd November 2016

Issue 147 - June 2016

Special Focus: Specialist administration survey
Roundtable: Marketing & branding
Features: German asset management,
managed solutions, index funds,
specialist administration feature

Funds Europe Awards 2016
Launch date, 1st June 2016

Issue 152 - Dec 2016/Jan 2017

Roundtables: Institutional
Features: US managers, Asian bonds,
ETF review, hedge funds administration,
clearing and settlement

Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Investing for income

May 17, 2017

Portfolio Manager Thomas Kruse examines the findings from Pioneer Investments’ survey on income investing and outlines ways of achieving a target income.

SPONSORED ARTICLE: A radical solution to KYC concerns

May 17, 2017

The 1MDB affair shows that lax know-your-customer and due-diligence procedures are a major risk, says Paolo Brignardello, head of product management and marketing, Fundsquare. New solutions are...

SPONSORED FEATURE: AIFMD - What does Brexit mean?

Apr 18, 2017

An open discussion between funds industry experts and initiated by SGG Luxembourg took place in London to examine  the implications of Brexit for UK fund managers marketing to the EU.

SPONSORED FEATURE: Luxembourg fund reporting – CRS vs FATCA

Apr 18, 2017

Luxembourg funds need clear procedures for CRS compliance, writes Andrew Knight, Partner at M Partners, a member of the Maitland network of law firms.

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...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

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.



May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

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.