Asian Automation 2012

machineNicholas Pratt talks to three asset managers about the challenges of implementing large-scale automation projects in the Asian funds markets, the frustrations of the slow rate of movement, and the possibility of a light at the end of the tunnel in terms of encouraging automation.

Asia is being touted as the new frontier and while many entities want to join the world stage, the lack of automation is holding them back. Our panel of experts discusses what can – and should – be done to help facilitate such an advent. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

stanley poonStanley Poon of Clearstream talks about the campaign to extol the benefits of automating the entire funds processing life cycle.

o-grimonpontOlivier Grimonpont of Euroclear discusses the drive to increase automation in the Asian funds market and the importance of developing partnerships.

faxNicholas Pratt talks to local and global service providers about the problems caused by manual processes and the probability of solutions.

Executive Interviews

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Raising productivity is essential for Abenomics to succeed, says Mitsuhiro Yuasa, co-founder of Rheos Capital.

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Roundtables

REAL ESTATE ROUNDTABLE: In search of a home

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Our panel discussed exchange-traded funds, regulatory overdrive and whether mutual fund recognition has been a failure. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.