Roundtable discussions

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.

Jan 15, 2015

Several fund passport schemes in Asia have the asset management industry buzzing, but there are critical issues that need to be addressed before the schemes take off.

Sep 23, 2014

Alibaba is shaking up Asia, first with an approval to act as a third-party distributor and then with a half-a-trillion renminbi money market fund. The participants of our roundtable in Hong Kong discuss e-commerce, product evolution and the mutual fund recognition agreement between Hong Kong and China. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Sep 23, 2014

Malaysia and Hong Kong have ambitous plans to develop sharia compliant finance, amid cross-border initiatives. Our roundtable participants in Kuala Lumpur discuss the opportunities fund passports present, how Islamic funds have been received in the world and how to market them to mainstream investors. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

Roundtables

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.