- The future of the asset management industry after the financial crisis and the adoption of the alternative investment fund managers’ directive (AIFMD)
- Product innovation in UCITS and the way forward to complete the single market and strengthen product integrity
- The distribution of investment funds and other products to strengthen the choice and protection of (retail) investors
- The contribution of the asset management industry to the economy and how to unleash its untapped potential.
For this purpose, CEPS and ECMI brought together a wide range of stakeholders, including asset managers, custodian banks, academics, experts and policy-makers, under the chairmanship of Jean-Baptiste de Franssu, Chairman of INCIPIT and former President of EFAMA, and with the support of the CFA Institute, the global not-for-profit association of investment professionals. A total of four meetings took place at CEPS in Brussels during 2011.
The final report ‘Rethinking Asset Management: From Financial Stability to Investor Protection and Economic Growth’ is available for free download by clicking here.
Jean-Baptiste de Franssu, CEO of INVESCO Europe
Mirzha de Manuel, CEPS-ECMI Researcher
Karel Lannoo, CEPS-ECMI Chief Executive Officer and Senior Research Fellow To learn more about the task force, please follow the link: www.eurocapitalmarkets.org/RAM