On the move
04 Management changes at BlackRock; Neuberger Berman starts Asia retail buildout
08 Regulatory Analysis
China seeing opportunities in Fatca concept
09 Regulatory Roundup
Luxembourg signs Fatca agreement; more India rule changes on foreign investment
12 Data Centre
What are the opportunities for fund managers in Asia’s life insurance sector?
14 Breaking China’s pensions logjam
A new tax break for enterprise annuities might help broaden take-up of corporate pensions.
16 Q&A: Chao Weitzu, CIO of CTBC Life
18 Highlights from AsianInvestor’s Japan institutional forum
20 Taiwan penions to treble alts exposure; GIC wins more QFII quota
22 Japan’s Nisa a work in progress
There is promise for the new tax-free savings scheme, but it faces structural challenges.
24 Goldman names Southeast Asia wealth head; HSBC Private Bank names regional chief
26 Alarm bells ring over impending EM crisis
Some are warning that fund houses’ stockpiling of emerging market debt is a major potential source of risk.
32 The 25 most influential women in asset management
46 QDII2 scheme unveiled; Amundi buys Malaysian business; Philippines, Thailand join ARFP consultation
48 Rousing Asia’s sleeping giant
China’s hedge fund industry needs to overcome foreign investor concerns about mainland managers.
50 Q&A: Ahmad Al-Hamad, Asiya Investments
52 Japan’s private equity revival is on hold.
54 Winton sees regional chairman depart; Paul Capital winds down in Asia
56 Does size matter?
Risk managers at fund houses debate whether their firms or products are potential sources of systemic risk.
58 Operations manager: Gil Orski, Aberdeen Asset Management
59 Greenwich Associates beefs up team; EM turmoil seen stalling broker expansion
59 Trader talk: Shane Neal, Matthews Asia
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