Asia

“Pakistan adopts new corporate governance rules” – Manifest – November 24, 2017

On November 24, 2017 Manifest reported that Pakistan has a new Companies Act 2017 and new corporate governance regulations approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) will come into effect in Pakistan on January 1, 2018. “The regulations replace Pakistan’s 2012 corporate governance code. Changes in the requirements include decreasing the limit […]

“Investors show interest in EM” – Money Management – November 3, 2017

On November 3, 2017 the Austrian portal Money Management reported on research conducted by the firm bfinancial about new equity mandates. According to the article, “investors and pension funds have highly prioritised emerging market and Asia-focused managers at the expense of US equities.” “However, one of the challenges for investors, seeking to integrate ESG considerations […]