Europe’s securities watchdog has recommended extending certain EU passporting rights to alternative fund managers in four Asian markets. But questions need answering and delays are expected.
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New European rules restricting traditional distribution of research reports have been targeted by a technology launch. Its creators claim it will also a provide a better way of sourcing alpha-generating content.
The European securities regulator's latest draft proposals over the issue of paying for broker research fail to grasp how managers make investment decisions, a forum hears.
A European bank regulator's proposals to curb shadow banking have been criticised over the extent to which they could be applied to EU-based asset management firms.
Europe's markets regulator is reviewing rules for index funds to ensure investors can verify back-testing of indices. Investors in London welcome the move, which would have implications for Asia.
The chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority, Steven Maijoor, outlines to AsianInvestor his views on the effect of rules such as AIFMD on non-EU jurisdictions.
The global trading head at Axa's investments arm argues that exemptions are required to broad-brush transparency regulation to prevent a funding seizure.
New guidelines around structured exchange-traded funds in Europe could help swaps-based products win broader acceptance.
Nadia Calviño of the European Commission explains that new rules in alternative investments will be applied to Ucits funds as well.