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Marc Saluzzi, Alfi
From Financial Centres May 15, 2014

Luxembourg must innovate to stay on top of funds distribution pile

Regulations affecting money market funds and the ever increasing costs of Ucits compliance threaten Luxembourg’s pre-eminence as a funds distribution centre. But the Grand Duchy is aware of the need to adapt

From Financial Centres / Europe / Ukraine March 21, 2014

Russian incursion felt far beyond Ukraine’s borders

The economic fallout of Russia’s actions in Ukraine will affect not only individuals and businesses in the two countries, but global financial centres

Susan Dargan, State Street
From Financial Centres July 3, 2013

The best in Irish innovation

The Irish government is trying to attract major global players to set up shop in the country, and financial services, headed by the funds industry, are leading the way

Marc Saluzzi, Alfi
From Financial Centres May 2, 2013

AIFMD to add an alternative string to Luxembourg’s bow

Alfi chairman Marc Saluzzi discusses the state of the fund industry and what the AIFMD directive will mean for marketing alternatives across borders

Paul Willing, Ogier Fiduciary Services
From Financial Centres May 1, 2013

Luxembourg poised to raise funds game

The Grand Duchy appears set to thrive under new regulations covering the funds industry, but many groups have not prepared for AIFMD and there are likely to be challenges from the East

Evgenios Evgeniou, PwC
From Financial Centres May 1, 2013

Will Cyprus survive as an international financial centre?

Evgenios C. Evgeniou of PricewaterhouseCoopers and MilleniumAssociates' Ray Soudah debate the island's future

Fiona La Poidevin, Guernsey Finance
From Financial Centres April 9, 2013

The changing nature of international financial centres

Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance, discusses what the new economic environment means for international financial centres

Sean Bougourd, SG Hambros
From Financial Centres / Europe April 8, 2013

Guernsey extols the benefits of island life

Although it boasts a thriving private equity industry, Guernsey must lessen its dependence on UK-sourced business and diversify into other areas if it is to prosper

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From Financial Centres / Europe / Switzerland February 27, 2013

Structural shifts imply Swiss focus is overseas

Pictet and Lombard Odier’s new structures will limit partners’ liabilities, but also boost their international ambitions 

Su Shan Tan, DBS Bank
From Financial Centres / Asia December 3, 2012

Private banks turning Eastern promise into reality

The potential for private banks to expand in Asia is huge but newcomers must choose their target markets carefully and be aware of the risks and costs they will face in becoming established

Clive McDonnell, head of global equity strategy at Standard Chartered Private Bank, tells Elliot Smither why he is bullish on US stocks, cautious on Europe and how private clients are feeling this late in the economic cycle.

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