REGULATION

Nov 03, 2020

Indian stocksThe Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has brought in a code of conduct for fund managers and asset management companies (AMCs) in a bid to make the industry more accountable.

Nov 03, 2020

Chinese flagHSBC and Citi have both announced the completion of their first securities lending transactions in mainland China from offshore investors using the revamped Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) scheme.

Oct 13, 2020

Indian stocksFund managers in India will face more stringent regulations around the use of inter-scheme transfers as the regulator looks to bolster liquidity management practices.

Oct 08, 2020

Margaret_Harwood-JonesOur industry is among the world’s most tightly regulated, due to the importance of financial services to individual wealth and collective economic growth. The scope of regulation continues to expand, with almost 400 implementations in progress during 20201. Post-2008 reforms aimed at systemic stability and consumer protection are almost complete and subject to review. But it doesn’t stop there.

Apr 06, 2020

Sustainable_financeIn the Asia-Pacific region, the global push towards sustainable finance has created one of the most dynamic regulatory environments in recent memory.

Jan 21, 2020

SeoulKorea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has announced that the Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP) will be implemented on May 27.

Jan 07, 2020

Anti-money_launderingFund managers operating in China will have to issue an annual report on anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) following a new announcement from China’s banking regulator.

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.

Dec 12, 2019

IQ-EQ_event_Dec_2019Funds Global Asia partnered with IQ-EQ for its ‘Thought Leadership Series’ in Singapore to delve deeper into selecting the right domicile for alternative funds with a panel of experts.

Oct 17, 2019

Panellists discuss expanding product capability across Asia-Pacific, the opportunities and regulatory challenges around data and the prospects for ETFs in the region. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Nov 05, 2020

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Apr 06, 2020

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Oct 17, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

Mar 04, 2021

Martin Gilbert reflects on nearly four decades as Aberdeen CEO, including what he brought to the company, his regrets at not entering into private markets earlier, and passing like ships in the...

Executive interview: Staying agile on the pandemic plan

Nov 05, 2020

Terry Pan, chief executive for Greater China, southeast Asia and Korea at Invesco Asia Pacific, tells us about managing a business during Covid-19, opportunities on the continent and US-China...

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Roundtable: ‘What’s priced in versus what surprises’

Jan 04, 2021

As we head into 2021, our panel of experts in Singapore pore over the key risks that are not fully priced in, the impact of the incoming Biden administration on Asia and the dominant investment theme that is China. Chaired by Romil Patel.