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Our panel of asset servicing firms discuss the promise and pitfalls of mutual fund recognition with China. Chaired by George Mitton and Alan Chalmers in Hong Kong.

Hong KongMutual fund recognition between Hong Kong and mainland China has been one of the most hotly anticipated regulatory initiatives in the Asian funds industry. A new research project aims to determine what it means.

Praveen-JagwaniUTI International chief executive Praveen Jagwani talks about his newspaper column, Roald Dahl, Kenyan skies and watching a financial crash up close.

Kate-HodsonThe topic of corporate governance is not new. In Asia, interest in corporate governance stepped up in the late 1990s following the Asian financial crisis.

Nikki-Le-BrocqThe European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) released its advice on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) fund distribution passport on July 30.

Steve BarnettCan Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone attract the world’s top asset managers to set up offices? George Mitton interviews Steve Barnett, director of strategy and business planning.

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