Cross-border marketing: Managing a lack of harmonisation
Despite the passporting features of EU regulation, it seems fund managers are still finding it difficult to circumvent the apparent inconsistencies in how EU Member States apply directives relating to the cross-border fund registration, distribution and marketing of funds.
Digital Impact - is your business already Millennial-proof?
To win over and accommodate millennials, wealth management firms and fund managers need to run to keep up in order to adapt not only their product ranges and advisory approaches, but also their marketing methods and business models – while staying at the forefront of technology. Learn more how FE fundinfo can help Fund Distributors and Fund Managers build innovative websites and fund centres with state of the art Digital Solutions.
The rise in 3rd party investment propositions – a prevailing trend
Despite more model portfolio providers entering the market and the prediction of demand from advisers plateauing, it seems that the requirement for greater transparency of charges from MiFID II has accelerated the trend for investment outsourcing.
Battle Royal or Just a Misunderstanding over PRIIPs Past Performance?
Mikkel Bates, Regulatory Manager of FE fundinfo, on the growing chasm between the regulators and Better Finance (a European body representing savers and investors), and the European Commission and MEPs on the most heavily criticised section of KIDs - performance ratios.
Key insights from the FE fundinfo Financial Adviser Survey 2020
The 2020 FE fundinfo Financial Adviser survey is now in its 5th year running. Between the months of November and December 2019 (before the Covid-19 pandemic), we asked 271 financial advisers about their 2020 outlook.
Regulatory requirements for Fund Managers on the increase in Asia
To help Fund Managers and Distributors fulfil their obligations under the new rules from the Hong Kong SFC, FE fundinfo is currently collecting this data from Fund Managers and supporting them in disseminating their regulatory data and documents to Fund Distributors via data feeds to help them demonstrate suitability.
The timing of changes to PRIIPs KIDs?
The European securities regulator ESMA has delayed the deadline for responses to its consultation on technical standards on the provision of investment services and activities by third-country firms by four weeks from the end of March to 28 April.
Ten fund managers join FE fundinfo’s Alpha Manager ‘Hall of Fame’
Fund managers from some of the UK’s leading groups have been added to the coveted 2020 Alpha Manager Hall of Fame, an elite list of fund managers recognised by global fund data and technology provider, FE fundinfo.