Roundtable discussions

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.

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.

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: Nicolas Moreau’s orderly transition

Jul 12, 2021

Nicolas Moreau, CEO of HSBC Asset Management, is moving to Asia as the firm looks to connect more directly with the region’s growth story. ESG is also a key focus – including the ‘just’ carbon...

Executive interview: The man who made Aberdeen

Mar 04, 2021

Martin Gilbert reflects on nearly four decades as Aberdeen CEO, including what he brought to the company, his regrets at not entering into private markets earlier, and passing like ships in the...

Roundtables

Roundtable: How well geared are Japanese assets for a new world?

Jul 12, 2021

As we prepare to emerge from Covid, experts look at overcoming demographic issues through a combination of good tech and corporate governance, improving productivity and meeting an ambitious government carbon emissions reduction target. Chaired by Romil Patel.

Hong Kong roundtable: Increasing China’s prominence as an asset class

Mar 04, 2021

Our line-up of experts in Hong Kong considers the importance of fixed income ETFs, sustainability and the prospects of increasing China in the indices. Chaired by Romil Patel.