Day Two of ALFI’s Scandinavian road show wrapped up in Copenhagen today. I, again, had the privilege of participating on a panel on the future of asset management. Here are some of the highlights from the day.
ALFI is in the midst of a roadshow discussing Luxembourg solutions for raising capital in Europe and beyond. Today, I had the distinct privilege of participating on a panel in Stockholm.
Hong Kong just signed its fourth mutual fund recognition agreement with one of its longest and closest trading partners – the UK. At the same time, Brexit is compelling UK asset managers to look beyond European borders for opportunity. For these reasons, the excitement around this arrangement may be justified.
Just last week, the SEC published a new strategic plan covering 2018-2022. It’s focused on making the agency more effective in an ever-evolving market and provides an effective roadmap to areas of regulatory focus in US asset management for the foreseeable future.
Luxembourg recently released a set of rules concerning governance arrangements of management companies. This has been an evident regulatory trend as Ireland and the UK previously made similar announcements. Here’s what UCITS and AIFMD management companies need to know.