ETFs: How innovators and regulators are shaping growth in the Asset Management industry

October 2013
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ETFs: How innovators and regulators are shaping growth in the Asset Management industry

At a glance

As ETFs enter their next phase of growth, much rests on the actions of the regulators. Innovation created ETFs and equipped them to achieve their huge success through flexible, inexpensive and tax-efficient tracking of broad-based market indices. While growth is undoubtedly set to continue, the pace of expansion likely will be impacted by regulations.

PwC examines the interplay between innovation and the regulators for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) across three dimensions:

  • Products
  • Markets
  • Distribution

Additional content

This point of view is part of a series that will explore considerations around exchange traded fund (ETF) products, market infrastructure and distribution, and why every asset manager needs an ETF strategy. To read more about the regulatory and tax considerations, please click on the links below: