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    1. June 15, 2014

      Half of fund groups to disappear

      Half of fund companies will disappear by 2030 as the asset management industry struggles to keep up with technological...

    2. December 9, 2013

      Jupiter chief quits amid rising pressure on fund managers

      The departure of Edward Bonham Carter as chief executive of Jupiter Fund Management, one of the biggest listed investment...

    1. October 6, 2013

      China fund rules a ‘game changer’ for foreign groups

      Groundbreaking negotiations between Chinese regulators and the Hong Kong authorities are set to transform the way...

    2. June 24, 2012

      Asia tightens its regulations

      Asian countries are radically toughening the regulation of asset management to bring standards of investor protection and...

    3. June 20, 2012

      Queen could not be more British

      From Mr E. B. Logan. Sir, Tom Brown (Letters, June 18) makes an error common nowadays, of characterising the British royal...

    4. April 30, 2012

      Don’t label the French unfairly

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Stan Trybulski’s attack on the attitudes of the French to success and wealth (Letters, April 25),...

    5. February 6, 2012

      Fall from grace reveals absurdity of UK honours

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, The FT is right to back the removal of Fred Goodwin’s knighthood (editorial, January 31)....

    6. December 11, 2011

      Summit veto divides UK business community

      David Cameron’s decision to veto a pact aimed at saving the euro has divided Britain’s financial and business community....

    7. December 10, 2011

      City of London owes its dominance to the EU

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, From the point of view of a City banker, it is difficult to imagine a more deluded response to the...

    8. November 14, 2011

      Inappropriate link on border controls for the Olympics

      From Ms Joanne van Selm. Sir, Tom Brown writes that the “bunker mentality” of Britain’s border control policies will bring...

    9. November 9, 2011

      Staying out of Schengen is a costly and deceitful sham

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, The embarrassment caused to the government and UK Border Agency over revelations that a pilot scheme...

    10. September 19, 2011

      Ringfencing is a snake-oil remedy

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, It is difficult for risk managers tasked with reining in excessive risk-taking in the City of London...

    11. July 31, 2011

      Growth and risk drive asset managers

      Investment managers are putting growth and risk management at the top of the agenda over the next six months, having...

    12. July 28, 2011

      ‘Zombie’ euro still has a few moves

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, I was amused to read Bruce Anderson’s description of the euro as a “zombie currency” and...

    13. July 20, 2011

      Attachment is perfectly logical

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Lex unfairly the mocks the “pen-and-paper crowd” who have blocked the abolition of cheques in the UK...

    14. June 26, 2011

      Glut of rules risks driving funds to Asia

      The plethora of unco-ordinated transatlantic regulation facing the investment industry is likely to make asset managers...

    15. June 8, 2011

      Proof that equity pays the price for short-termism

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Your extensive reporting of the woes of Southern Cross is a sad reminder of short memories and...

    16. April 13, 2011

      Firewalls will not prevent repeat of banking crisis

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Military chiefs are often criticised for planning to fight the last war, rather than the next. The...

    17. April 8, 2011

      Silly lectures are no way to change social mobility

      This week’s speech by Nick Clegg, Britain’s deputy prime minister, setting out the government’s agenda to improve social...

    18. March 10, 2011

      FT readers’ letters on High Speed 2

      ● March 18 2011: Rail vanity project will fail to reduce transport misery From Mr Prof Stephen Glaister,London, UK ● March...

    19. March 5, 2011

      High-speed cost hard to ignore

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, You are right to call into question the cost-benefit balance of the proposed high-speed rail link...

    20. February 24, 2011

      ECB also ignored asset bubbles and rash lending

      From Mr Geoffrey Fitchew. Sir, I share Paul Mortimer-Lee’s incredulity (Letters, February 21) at Philip Stephens’s claim...

    21. February 17, 2011

      UK has lost more than it gained from spurning the euro

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Philip Stephens (Comment, February 15) is to be congratulated on saying what to foreigners appears a...

    22. January 20, 2011

      Lunacy of putting fallible generalists in charge of NHS

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Philip Stephens’ critique of the UK government’s proposed structural reform of the NHS (January 18)...

    23. November 4, 2010

      Miners’ story is the stuff of opera

      From Mr Tom Brown. Dark psychology of an all-male crew: Billy Budd performed at Glyndebourne Sir, You rightly raise the...

    24. September 8, 2010

      UK’s choice: out of euro, out of power

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Both your report (“London fears Brussels reform will shift power”, September 6) and Viscount...

    25. July 4, 2010

      Fund managers told to embrace new rules

      Fund managers attending last week’s Fund Forum in Monaco were told to embrace new regulations rather than fear them. “I...

    26. June 24, 2010

      Osborne has betrayed his ignorance of the FSA’s approach

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Your critique of Chancellor George Osborne’s break-up of the Financial Services Authority (“Osborne...

    27. May 19, 2010

      Liberals are rather like 1939 Poland

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Leonard Gold's comparison (Letters, May 18) of the August 1939 Ribbentrop-Molotov non-aggression...

    28. March 31, 2010

      City had already embraced technology

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Even older hands than Matthew Greenburgh, retiring at 49, will be surprised at the picture of a...

    29. January 29, 2010

      So, is a switch to the euro imminent?

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, So George Osborne wants a new model of economic growth that “keeps mortgage rates low, creates jobs...

    30. December 17, 2009

      There’s a lot more to Britain than just financial services

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, As bankers, we exist to finance other people’s business, without which we would have no jobs. It is...

    31. November 20, 2009

      BA-Iberia merger illustrates handicap imposed by being outside eurozone

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, The merger of British Airways and Iberia illustrates the handicap imposed on UK businesses seeking...

    32. October 23, 2009

      Bankers will take risks because they know they have a backstop

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, I fear that both Mervyn King in his speech in Edinburgh and Martin Wolf in his otherwise lucid...

    33. July 23, 2009

      No regulator could compete with Wall St or City

      From Mr Tim Price. Sir, While it is right to encourage healthy debate about the role of future regulation in the City of...

    34. July 23, 2009

      FSA’s spectacular failure means a new system is needed

      From Mr Michael J. Wade. Sir, In response to George Osborne’s outline proposals, Tom Brown suggests the ideas are...

    35. July 22, 2009

      Osborne’s half-baked plan will leave City in regulatory limbo

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, George Osborne’s plan to disband the Financial Services Authority and reallocate its...

    36. June 21, 2009

      Top executives ‘hinder improvements’

      A lack of vision by senior executives is hampering the ability of fund management houses to adapt to change, according to...

    37. May 15, 2009

      The British public’s ridiculous fit of morality

      From Mr Tom Brown. Sir, Thomas Macauley’s observation that there is “no sight more ridiculous than the British public in one...

    38. February 27, 2009

      The clever boys who won't learn

      From Frank Field MP. Sir, Tom Brown's letter (February 26) could not have been more brilliantly timed to make the opposite...

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