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Joe Bannister, MFSA
From Regulation June 22, 2016

Malta’s growth challenged by custody conundrum

Increased regulatory costs have seen asset managers moving fund management operations to Malta, although global custodians tend to look elsewhere

Rahul Malhotra, JP Morgan Private Bank
From Regulation March 14, 2016

Ball now in boutiques’ court for Asian recruitment game

With the regulator’s radar firmly tuned towards big banks, smaller players are now able to offer their relationship managers much greater flexibility, making them much more appealing in the battle for talent

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From Regulation April 20, 2015

Fatca regulations threaten Hong Kong’s reputation

Hong Kong has experienced huge growth as an international wealth centre in recent years but by signing up to Fatca regulations it could be in for a bumpier ride 

From Regulation March 16, 2015

Portfolio shake-up follows Italy’s move to voluntary disclosure

Italy’s voluntary disclosure regulation is likely to bring clients’ properties and companies, as well as financial assets, to the attention of authorities. Private banks must be ready to act as guides through the process while advising how best to protect portfolios

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From Regulation January 12, 2015

Which regulations will impact private banking?

PWM spoke to three experts to try to determine how key regulations are likely to affect the wealth management sector 

Ulrich Hoeness
From Regulation October 22, 2014

Clients seek wealth managers' help to avoid red cards from regulators

Wealth managers must do more to guide clients through complex changes brought about by RDR and other regulations

Frédéric Pérard, BNP Paribas
From Regulation March 12, 2014

Uneven road ahead for Luxembourg’s global gateway

Luxembourg is expecting a surge in business as AIFMD takes hold, while emerging market institutions are increasingly active in the Duchy. But BNP Paribas’ Frédéric Pérard warns of clouds gathering on the horizon

Timothy Bell, UBS Wealth Management
From Regulation February 13, 2014

AIFMD opens hedge fund universe to wider audience

AIFMD should entice a large number of new investors into hedge funds, but will the high entry costs of complying with the new directive mean only larger fund providers will be able to offer these new vehicles?

Jean-Claude Erne, Pictet
From Regulation February 3, 2014

Family offices struggle in new environment

Crackdowns on tax avoidance and evasion are forcing single family offices to change how they manage their affairs, with increasing numbers now outsourcing certain aspects of their business

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From Regulation January 30, 2014

‘Gatsby’ era draws to a close for private banks

Private banks are reworking business models in response to new regulations such as RDR, but there are other costs, for example spiralling salaries, which need to be addressed

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