regulation

Mar 16, 2017

StartGrzegorz Kaliszuk of Allianz Poland explains how the Polish insurance market is approaching the implementation of Priips following the regulation’s postponement.

Mar 16, 2017

Ship_waterlineRegulation of investment firms in the EU is changing and certain firms will get new ‘proportionate’ prudential requirements. But don’t expect proportionate to mean lower, says Michael Chambers, head of prudential at Cordium.

Mar 16, 2017

The Luxembourg funds industry association, Alfi, holds its European Asset Management Conference this month. Funds Europe talked to participants and others in Luxembourg about relevant topics.

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe quizzes Luxembourg’s alternative investment professionals about regulation, asset class growth and fees – and finds that private debt is one of the bigger drivers of business as investors search for yield.

Feb 24, 2017

ConsultingMajor institutional investment consultants have banded together to respond to the UK regulator’s asset management review, which partly targets the consulting industry.

May 19, 2016

Looking glassEuroclear, a market infrastructure provider, claims an industry first with a product designed to ease the search for bond liquidity, which has been harder to spot following years of quantitative easing and tighter bank solvency rules.

May 18, 2016

HSBC towerHSBC Securities Services, one of Europe’s largest custody banks, is looking to build its fund management client base with a collateral clearing product designed to help funds deal with incoming requirements for central clearing.

May 13, 2016

Andrea RossiAxa Investment Managers chief executive officer, Andrea Rossi, talks to David Stevenson about bringing all his firm’s subsidiaries under one name and the opportunities that a difficult market presents.

May 13, 2016

Nearly a year on from the Ucits V survey conducted by Funds Europe and RBC Investor & Treasury Services, we gauge action taken by the funds industry as the updated Ucits rules progress. But the main focus of this 2016 survey is on the level of preparedness for the profound changes that MiFID II will bring.

May 13, 2016

As technology develops in leaps and bounds and millennials enter the market in force, asset management could be a very different industry five years from now. Our panel discussed how this disruption will pan out.

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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.