REGULATION

Mar 11, 2019

Stephane_KarolczukTraditionally, asset managers in the People’s Republic of China have relied on offshore companies in fund centres such as the Cayman Islands or the British Virgin Islands for the structuring of their international investments and PERE funds.

Mar 11, 2019

Man_in_boatEuropean managers have a simple temporary solution to keeping their UK distribution rights after Brexit – but UK managers must contend with evolving substance rules to keep theirs in the EU.

Jan 29, 2019

Standard_and_PoorsChina’s central bank has given S&P Global the nod to rate its domestic bonds – a first for a company wholly owned by an international credit ratings agency.

Jan 22, 2019

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region has come to the fore as a key driver of global fund sales growth, contributing to more than a quarter of flows over the past decade, a new study has shown.

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Jan 11, 2019

Calastone_event_Sydney_2018Fund passports, home bias and the merits of regulation were among the topics discussed in the second annual Australia report carried out by Funds Global Asia in partnership with Calastone.

Jan 11, 2019

Securities_researchSecurities research from sources other than brokers should be thriving under MiFID II, but as Nicholas Pratt finds, the independents may be the regulation’s accidental victims.

Nov 13, 2018

FeesMalaysia has said that it would seek a “full refund” from Goldman Sachs for all the fees it paid to the US investment bank for 1MDB deals.

Oct 30, 2018

Standard-Chartered-Bank-Hong_KongStandard Chartered Bank has been granted a domestic fund custody licence by the China Securities Regulatory Commission – which the firm claims is a first for an overseas bank.

Oct 23, 2018

Made_in_ChinaIn China, technology companies are changing how retail investors allocate capital, but it is not a zero-sum competition with traditional financial services firms. Joshua Bateman reports.

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Sponsored Profiles

Sponsored feature: Another way of doing things

Nov 05, 2020

Funds Global Asia talks to Calastone’s Leo Chen about the growth of wealth management in Southeast Asia and the emergence of new models.

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Apr 06, 2020

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Oct 17, 2019

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Sponsored feature: A new base for fund distribution

Oct 16, 2019

To get the most value out of the digitisation of investment fund distribution, a blockchain-based infrastructure is fundamental. By Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, Fundsquare.

Executive Interviews

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...

Executive interview: Hong Kong: Bridging the ESG gap

Nov 05, 2020

Dr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

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.