Asian funds must stay ahead of global reform

Author: | Published: 1 Nov 2010

Monitoring progress on regulatory change must be top of Asian institutions' priorities, insisted Hong Kong lawyers at a briefing last week.

Fund managers in particular need to think clearly about the countries in which they market or operate, as well as those they might wish to in the future, and make sure they are aware of the timetables and requirements in each.

"Ultimately, what may appear to be a time-consuming exercise now could become a strategic advantage for those prepared and ready to comply as regulations are confirmed," said Mark...