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 implementation of PRIIPs has been a bumpy journey. The main goals of the regulation are to increase standardization and transparency for retail investors. However, industry concerns remain and recently there were more pleas from product providers to policymakers for … Continue reading PRIIPs: The Long and Winding Road
Despite a lack of mega-regulation, between Brexit, new ETF rules, and increasing investor protections, 2018 had plenty of action for global asset managers. Continue reading 2018 Financial Regulatory Review: A Flurry of Activity
Regulators, politicians, and asset managers have divergent views on PRIIPs cost disclosures. However, it is essential that they close out this long-standing debate to avoid disrupting the UCITS ecosystem. Continue reading Unruly KIDs Could Spoil UCITS’ Well-Kept Garden
New regulatory requirements for US ETFs selling to EU investors have caused some providers to seriously consider launching UCITS ETFs to take advantage of a growing opportunity. Continue reading How US ETF Managers Should Respond to PRIIPs
Looking ahead to the key FinReg issues asset managers will face in the second half of 2017—and beyond.