REGULATION

Feb 13, 2018

CryptocurrenciesThe Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong has warned investors of the risks of trading cryptocurrencies as it pursues regulatory action on at least 14 companies.

Jan 23, 2018

shutterstock_563320966India and Indonesia are tipped to lead an infrastructure boom in South and Southeast Asia that will create numerous opportunities for investors in infrastructure debt.

Jan 09, 2018

Tax_calculatorA trade association has criticised Korea's plan to lower the ownership threshold at which foreign investors are liable for capital gains tax.

Dec 12, 2017

MiFID_eventAs deadlines loom, asset managers in Asia are scrambling to understand how a major piece of European regulation will affect them.

Dec 12, 2017

CheckAs asset managers face further pressure to carry out checks that used to be left to banks, Know-your-customer processes are industrialising. By Fiona Rintoul.

Oct 31, 2017

Asia_globeIn eight years' time the asset and wealth management industry in the Asia-Pacific region will control nearly $30 trillion, according to new estimates.

Oct 31, 2017

ComplianceA law firm has told Hong Kong-regulated asset managers to address deficiencies before they face regulatory action.

Oct 24, 2017

ComplianceJuanita Li has joined State Street Global Advisors as its head of compliance for the Asia-Pacific region.

Sep 23, 2014

Chinese lanternsAlibaba has investors around the world buzzing, many of whom are unaware of the regulatory, shareholder and operational risks posed by the set up of Chinese internet companies. Stefanie Eschenbacher investigates the variable equity interest structure.

Sep 23, 2014

Leo PuriJust over a year since his appointment to lead UTI Asset Management, Leo Puri talks to Stefanie Eschenbacher about his ambitions to capitalise on the relationship with its foreign stakeholder T. Rowe Price. 

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.