Buy Side Wants Clearer Benchmark Regulation

Non-public and bespoke indices are two key areas that need to be further explained


At a conference last week hosted by Rimes, WatersTechnology spoke with Agathi Pafili, the Brussels-based European Fund and Asset Management Association's (EFAMA's) senior policy advisor, who discussed the issue from a buy-side perspective. For EFAMA, there are serious concerns about key aspects it claims are unclear, especially around non-public and bespoke indices.

"We welcomed the regulation in terms of how the process of setting a benchmark will take place," Pafili tells WatersTechnology. "We

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