Since 1956, perennial international song competition Eurovision has been one of the longest running and most watched non-sporting television events in the world. Eurovision has also helped to launch international singing superstars like ABBA and Celine Dion. One of my own … Continue reading Eurovision for Funds Not Sweet Music for Non-EU Managers
With China making great strides to liberalize its financial markets, it’s no surprise that foreign investors are keen to join the party. While asset managers found a relatively easy path to acquiring Chinese equities using a solution that goes through … Continue reading Access Granted: CBI Green Lights China Bond Connect
Adrian Whelan recently spent time in New York, the first stop on the speaking trail was the UCITS & AIFMD for US Managers conference, which provided a forum to discuss various issues pertaining to regulated funds in Europe including Brexit … Continue reading Conference Quick Take: Springtime in New York
The recently published review of the AIFMD regime highlights areas that work, those that could be improved, and those that require further analysis. However, it also shows once again the crucial role of the UK within the EU funds sector, … Continue reading AIFMD Revisited: EU Reviews, Reflects, and May Revamp
The European Commission recently proposed substantial changes to the cross-border finance supervisory model. Here’s what UCITS and AIFMD managers need to know. Continue reading New (Super) Powers for ESMA?
ESMA’s recently published Brexit relocation opinions may foreshadow the focus areas of the upcoming UCITS and AIFMD reviews in 2018. Continue reading ESMA Sets the Ground Rules for the Post-Brexit Gold Rush – The Sequel