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Nov 11, 2015

Buildings on rocksThe collapse in China’s stock market this summer shook world markets and caused panic across Asia. George Mitton examines how the asset management world sought to understand the chaotic events.

Nov 11, 2015

The crash in share prices may have unnerved some investors, but the Chinese authorities are continuing with their plans for renminbi internationalisation and mutual fund recognition. We asked a number of experts for their views.

Nov 06, 2015

Kid planeAs the barrage of new regulations keeps coming, asset servicers must innovate to stay competitive, finds David Stevenson.

Nov 06, 2015

ConfusionThe European Commission has demanded that payments for research must be unbundled from execution payments – but as Nicholas Pratt discovers, nobody yet knows how it will be done.

Nov 06, 2015

ShanghaiDespite the volatility of the summer, China remains a great opportunity for investors that can take a long-term view.

Nov 06, 2015

BridgeInvestors are fidgety about central banks’ policies, especially the prospect of a rate rise in the US. But they should look beyond the macro ‘noise’ and take a patient approach.

Nov 06, 2015

Geoff CookGeoff Cook, Chief Executive, Jersey Finance, explains how Jersey has offered a mature response to regulatory changes affecting International Financial Centres.

Nov 06, 2015

Geoff CookGeoff Cook, Chief Executive, Jersey Finance, explains how Jersey has offered a mature response to regulatory changes affecting International Financial Centres.

Nov 06, 2015

Laurence ApplegateIn many joint ventures, the shareholders’ agreement will remain silent on how the future funding needs of a joint venture will be satisfied.

Oct 26, 2015

Berlin bundestagGerman institutional investors have funded the first pan-European property strategy launched by BMO Global Asset Management, the North American firm which bought London’s F&C Asset Management in 2014.

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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.

Roundtables

MARKETING & BRANDING ROUNDTABLE: It’s about aspiration

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.