Assets invested in UCITS funds hit a record high in June of this year, pushing past the €10 trillion mark across more than 90 countries. Despite their continued growth, UCITS have faced several regulatory headwinds including scrutiny on liquidity issues, … Continue reading ESMA Performance Fee Review: Recalibration of UCITS’ Well-Oiled Machine
There are 80 days remaining until the UK leaves the EU. Since the last Brexit talks, Theresa May resigned as UK Prime Minister and on July 24, Boris Johnson was appointed as the new PM. Over the same period of … Continue reading 80 Days Until Brexit: Are Your No-Deal Plans in Place?
For some time now regulators across the globe have been sharply focused on the liquidity of investment funds. More specifically, policymakers have homed in on those funds that sell to retail investors and purport to be capable of returning investors … Continue reading Fund Liquidity: Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater
Like a dark stout settling, good things come to those who wait. The Irish government recently published the Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill of 2019 (the 2019 bill), which means private investors may have more of an incentive to plant … Continue reading Revised Irish Investment Limited Partnerships: Worth Waiting For
BBH recently had the pleasure of hosting some of the Irish Fund industry’s best and brightest minds for an IF Fintech Speaker Series session, “Designing for Decision Making.” Covering topics from UX design to how asset managers can practically harness … Continue reading Food for Thought: Five Things I learned at the BBH Fintech Breakfast
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) is the fourth largest in the world. As of April, the TSE had a market capitalization of $5.76 trillion. Any material change to the TSE’s composition can have impacts on the listed companies themselves or … Continue reading The Butterfly Effect: Japanese Exchange Proposals May Have Major Global Impact