Magazine issues»September 2017

Calastone_Forum_Hong_KongAt conferences in Hong Kong and Singapore, Funds Global Asia collaborated with Calastone to present research on global fund distribution to Asian audiences.

Rakesh-VengayilJob title: Deputy chief executive and head of business strategy and support, Asia-Pacific.

Previous job title: Chief operating officer, Asia-Pacific and emerging markets, BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Singapore_cityThe fund management industry has come a long way in Singapore in the past ten years, with the city-state now regarded as one of the most attractive asset management hubs globally.

WinnerStandardising post-trade operations is necessary for a healthy cross-border funds industry in Asia. The Korea Securities Depository helped establish a forum to promote co-operation.

PassportingEurope introduced Ucits in 1988. Thirty years on, Asia launches its own regional passport, the ARFP. Armin Choksey of PwC discusses the scheme.

Funds Global Asia consulted a panel of experts from asset servicing firms and industry groups to understand the impact of fund passporting, A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and other issues.

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