Fund Forum

The consequences and operational constraints of the Hong Kong / China MRF scheme

Sebastien Chaker, Managing Director, Head of Asia at Calastone, spoke to COOConnect about the Hong Kong / China Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme at Fund Forum 2015. More specifically, Chaker explains the consequences for fund managers, both positive and negative, the operational constraints, and the assistance that Calastone can provide.

Posted on: 20 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

The loan types being offered through P2P platforms

Brian Bartaby, Founder and CEO of Proplend, spoke to COOConnect at FundForum 2015 about how crowdfunding models are relevant to today's markets, the difference between crowdfunding and P2P lending, and the types of loans being offered through P2P platforms.

Posted on: 15 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

What Solvency II requires of insurers and their fund managers

Ashley Smith, SVP Business Development at Silverfinch, spoke to COOConnect at FundForum 2015 about what Solvency II requires of insurers and their fund managers, how insurers and managers are proposing to meet the requirement, and what happens if the present measures do not work.

Posted on: 15 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Guernsey Fund Forum 2015: Key Points

The 2015 Guernsey Fund Forum took place in London on 14 May - here is a summary of the key points from the conference.

Posted on: 15 May, 2015
Posted in: Operations

Fund Forum: Managers must build holistic infrastructure to deal with GATCA

Fund managers must build holistic internal infrastructure to deal not just with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) but other global tax reporting rules that will inevitably be implemented in due course, according to KPMG.

Posted on: 26 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Fund Forum: China mutual recognition could be extended beyond Hong Kong

The mutual recognition scheme between mainland China and Hong Kong could potentially be extended to Singapore, Taiwan, Luxembourg and even the UK, according to a report by HSBC.

Posted on: 25 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Fund Forum: ESMA guidance on segregation at primes eagerly anticipated

Depository banks and prime brokers are eagerly awaiting the much anticipated decision by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) as to whether primes will be forced to segregate AIF assets from their own and other clients.

Posted on: 24 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Fund Forum: Technology giants could enter fund management

Technology behemoths such as Apple, Google or Amazon could enter the fund management space over the next few years, according to panellists, speaking at Fund Forum in Monte Carlo.

Posted on: 23 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Launches
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