Roundtable discussions

Mar 08, 2017

The move to a three-day settlement cycle, the appearance of new stock exchanges, and recent rules on hedge funds were discussed by our panel in Cape Town. Chaired by George Mitton.

Mar 08, 2017

Our panel in Qatar spoke about frustration with regulators, a shortage of listed companies and plans for a new financial city in Doha. Chaired by George Mitton.

Dec 08, 2016

The second version of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) has implications for anyone seeking to sell funds in Europe.

Mar 07, 2016

Our panel in Cape Town discussed the move to T+3, the complexity of trade settlement on the continent and the challenges of building a pan-African business. Chaired by Alan Chalmers.

Jun 25, 2015

Our panel discuss Saudi Arabia, the costs of launching Ucits funds and how to fix negligent corporate governance. Chaired by George Mitton in Dubai.

Mar 25, 2015

Foreign inflows, investor quotas and Saudi Arabia’s T+0 settlement system were discussed by our panel of asset servicers in Dubai. Chaired by George Mitton.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘Financing is the blood of Iran’s economy’

Amid a fresh wave of American sanctions, Romil Patel spoke to Meysam Hamedi, director of financial markets and instruments at Iran’s Securities & Exchange Organization (SEO).

INTERVIEW: Totally mega

In 2016, global consulting firm PWC forecast the emergence of five global ‘megatrends’ in the next two decades. Stephen Anderson, its Middle East clients and markets leader, talks about their...

Roundtables

South Africa asset management roundtable: Global rebound on ice

Experts discuss the investment implications of the coronavirus pandemic, a delayed rebound in global growth and dealing with South Africa’s energy issues head on. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.

South African roundtable: Taking the bull by the horns

Our panel discusses Chinese investment in Africa, financial institutions’ contribution to economic sustainability and regulatory concerns. Chaired by Romil Patel in Cape Town.