Roundtable discussions

Jun 14, 2016

The Mutual Recognition of Funds scheme between Hong Kong and China has had a slow start. Our panel discussed how it might evolve. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

Jan 07, 2016

Mutual fund recognition offers a new route into China – but as our panel explains, this route is untested and asset managers must feel their way with care. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick and Alan Chalmers in Hong Kong.

Jan 07, 2016

Funds Global brought together two authorities on India for a head-to-head discussion on Modi’s reforms, corruption in government and the sustainability of growth. Chaired by George Mitton in London.

Jan 07, 2016

Asian passports, mutual recognition and the relative virtues of omnibus versus segregated accounts were all discussed by our Hong Kong panel, chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick and Alan Chalmers.

Oct 07, 2015

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.

Apr 13, 2015

Our panel discussed the benefits of passporting regimes, the role of Ucits in Asia and the disruptive effect of Alibaba. Chaired by Alan Chalmers and George Mitton in Hong Kong.

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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

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.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.