I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Standard Life Aberdeen’s Chief Risk Officer, Gareth Murphy, and Regulatory Developments and Relationship Manager, Christine Brentani, to discuss the key issues and trends shaping the global regulatory landscape in 2020. What … Continue reading In conversation with Standard Life Aberdeen
On October 8, 2019, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in Japan unveiled amendments to the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (FETFA). The amendments were subsequently voted into law by the Japanese government in November. Now, in February, foreign asset managers … Continue reading Japan’s FEFTA Amendments: Foreign Asset Managers Make Their Voices Heard
Last Friday at 11:00 Greenwich Mean Time, after several years, hundreds of hours of political debate, and thousands of articles published on the topic, the UK officially left the EU. For some, this comes as a relief to those fatigued by … Continue reading Brexit: Now What?
We are still at that time of the year where people make and break resolutions for the immediate future. Regulators are no different. On January 9, the European Securities Market Authority (ESMA) laid out its strategy document for the next … Continue reading The Big Reveal: Three Takeaways from ESMA’s Future Plans
The US Securities and Exchange Commission was created in 1934 in the wake of the 1929 Wall Street crash and many of its rules from that period have largely stood the test of time. However, due to significant market changes, … Continue reading SEC Zeroes in on Modernization in 2020
As we enter a new decade, it is an opportune time for reflection on what has passed, but also a chance to look ahead to future challenges and opportunities within asset management. If the last ten years were largely defined … Continue reading 2020 Regulatory Field Guide: The Year of Clarity and Precision