A new package of European fund rules won't apply to Asian companies per se, but compliance may be a commercial imperative, writes Paul Moloney of Eversheds Sutherland.
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The multi-lateral bank is in talks with institutional investors to gauge interest in infrastructure investing, a senior ADB executive said at AsianInvestor's Insurance Investment Forum.