Investor involvement needed

Improvements in fund governance have come from regulatory change. But should the industry be reliant upon those that regulate it for this?

With markets seemingly heading ever upwards improving standards of fund governance may not be top on the list of everyone’s priorities at present. But when the next downturn comes it will be back on the agenda, as it was in the aftermath of the last market crisis. There is, however, a very strong case to be made that the time to make sure that the governance of a fund is up to scratch is now, when things are going well, rather than when panic sets in.

To read more on this story see the December issue of The NED.