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2022 Insights 

Net-zero target approach

Looking to 2030, Bradley Davidson, ESG Lead at RBS International, examines how alternative fund managers set out on their net-zero journey

03 May 2022

Supporting the FCA

On 23 March 2022 the FCA published a letter on the regulator’s custody and funds supervision strategy

02 May 2022

The ESG Brief: March 2022

The ESG brief is a new additon to our Just Transition ESG podcast series. The integration of ESG shows no sign of slowing down, so each month we will bring you a brief update on all the latest ESG news.

22 Apr 2022

Depositary Insights Spring 2022

Welcome to the Spring 2022 edition of Depositary Insights which offers the latest thinking on regulatory and industry developments from NatWest Trustee and Depositary Services.

08 Apr 2022

2022 a transformational year

2022 is likely to be a transformational year in regulation for the funds sector.

07 Apr 2022

Diversity and inclusion: a key priority

UK regulatory attention is increasingly turning towards diversity and inclusion: it is now core to the policy agenda.

07 Apr 2022

AIFMD II: change in direction

On 25 November 2021 the European Commission published proposals on the AIFMD, identifying a number of potential enhancements for a revised ‘AIFMD II’

07 Apr 2022

ESG in 2022

2021 provided a ‘roadmap’ for ESG regulation, but 2022 will be a year in which a lot of heavy lifting is done in terms of consultation and implementation

07 Apr 2022

Fund governance in 2022

In 2021 the FCA devoted significant attention to the governance and infrastructure of the UK funds regime

07 Apr 2022

In the investor’s shoes

Consumer duty is one of the regulatory headlines of 2022, it was clear from the FCA’s 2021 business plan that this will be pursued as a policy priority

07 Apr 2022

Sustainable finance trends

James Hamelin and Bradley Davidson discuss how sustainable finance is evolving and its impact on markets

01 Apr 2022

The evolution of open-ended funds

Despite some challenges, open-ended funds are going from strength to strength

01 Apr 2022