Magazine issues»June 2017

Fanny_WongName? Fanny Wong

Job title? Head of custody, deputy general manager, Global Transaction Banking.

Part guidebook, part polemic, The Money Formula by Paul Wilmott and David Orrell is a journey into the arcane world of quantitative finance. review by George Mitton.

Altinvestor_meetingThe first AltInvestor conference, in Singapore, was a forum for family offices and the fund managers that serve them to share information and debate. Funds Global Asia was media partner to the event.

Brendan_Egan-Denise_LimThe phrase “it’s a small world” has never been more appropriate in the realm of tax. Since the OECD and G20’s initiative in 2013 to combat base erosion and profits shifting and to provide greater transparency for cross-border transactions, the sharing of tax data between governments has become a reality.

Globe_in_palmThe Association of Professional Fund Investors aims to attract new members and foster greater engagement in Asia. Three of its directors, Mussie Kidane, Jauri Hakka and JB Beckett, explain why.

Hong_Kong_sunsetIn December 2016, The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) reached a cooperation agreement that opens reciprocal market access to fund providers of both countries.

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