This is the tenth edition of EAMR and the beginning of a new decade. In January 2020, we predicted that it would be a busy year on the regulatory front and would herald a challenging decade, with new legislation to implement or under development, and heightened supervisory expectations and scrutiny. That prediction is now set against the most challenging economic and operational backdrop in living memory.
The asset management industry is being called upon to support the recovery. Regulators are seeking to encourage growth and are demanding that firms take greater care of their customers. Broadly, regulatory agendas have not changed, only relative priorities and perspectives. All parties need to embrace the evolving new reality, including an increasingly digital society, changes to working practices, demands for sustainable finance and greater awareness of global interconnectedness.
Key questions for CEOs