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Today New City Initiative is comprised of 52 leading independent asset management firms from the UK and the Continent, managing approximately £400 billion and employing several thousand people.

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16 Oct 2017
Investment Week: Update: FCA launches asset management start-up hub
28 Sep 2017
Investment Week: FCA to launch asset management start-up hub next month
22 Aug 2017
Ignites Europe: Brexit: UK industry pushes for discussions with non-EU countries
16 Aug 2017
Investment Week:IW Podcast: Should we fear or welcome the fund supergroup?
23 May 2017
Ignites Europe: UK set to ignore calls for Mifid II flexibility
25 Apr 2017
Citywire: Should Mifid II be reviewed post-Brexit?
18 Apr 2017
Dominic Johnson, chief executive of boutique asset manager Somerset, expects sector to thrive after Brexit
10 Apr 2017
Citywire: Goodbye NCI: Johnson’s parting advice
9 Apr 2017
FTfm: Boutiques are set to thrive, so long as they generate alpha
9 Apr 2017
FTfm: Banks charge asset managers $75,000 a year for research
5 Apr 2017
Fund Strategy:NCI: ‘MiFID II will put UK asset managers at a disadvantage’
5 Apr 2017
Citywire: NCI calls for post-Brexit review of Mifid rules
5 Apr 2017
Investment Week: NCI: Why MiFID II issues for the UK need reviewing in light of Brexit
5 Apr 2017
Ignites Europe: UK think-tank calls for changes to Mifid II
3 Apr 2017
City AM: Somerset Capital chief executive Dominic Johnson stands down as chairman of New City Initiative, with Oldfield Partners boss Jamie Carter taking up the reins
3 Apr 2017
Investment Week: NCI chair Johnson hands over to deputy Carter
3 Apr 2017
FT: Movers & shakers: April 3
3 Apr 2017
Citywire: Dominic Johnson steps down as NCI chairman
20 Feb 2017
City AM: The New City Initiative calls for a dual funds regime to help asset managers deal with Brexit
20 Feb 2017
Citywire: Think-tank proposes dual funds regime for post-Brexit UK
20 Feb 2017
Investment Week: NCI calls for dual funds regime as post-Brexit solution
20 Feb 2017
Fund Strategy: Think Tank NCI calls for dual funds regime post Brexit
20 Feb 2017
International Investment: Dual funds regime mooted as City saviour and post-Brexit cross border solution
20 Feb 2017
Reuters: Asset manager Vanguard calls for health warnings on fees
20 Feb 2017
FT Adviser: Fund groups snub FCA’s all-in fee proposal
20 Feb 2017
Investment Week: Industry warns FCA of 'unintended' risks of all-in fee proposals in responses to Market Study
19 Feb 2017
FTfm: Asset managers push back on radical reform of the industry
30 Jan 2017
FTfm: Active managers accuse FCA of using flawed data
15 Nov 2016
Investment Week: NCI calls on FCA to launch asset manager start-up hub
16 Sep 2016
Investment Week: New City Initiative's Carter on why small firms need a voice in Brexit negotiations
28 Jul 2016
Global Custodian: Irish regulator highlights challenges to implement CMU
3 Jun 2016
Investment Week: European Commission launches cross-border fund distribution review
25 Apr 2016
Investment Week: Somerset Capital's Johnson: Why we are focused on keeping the partnership alive
18 Apr 2016
Morning Star: What Would Brexit Mean for the City of London?
4 Mar 2016
Repubblica: G.B., la City scopre la paura della Brexit
15 Feb 2016
The Hill: Democratic hopefuls embrace a contradictory vision
9 Feb 2016
thetradenews: Plugging the £750 million research hole
26 Jan 2016
CityWire: Wealth boutique think tank offers advice to new FCA boss
26 Jan 2016
Professional adviser: What do we know about the man taking the helm of the FCA?
26 Jan 2016
Investment Week: What do we know about the new FCA chief?
20 Jan 2016
FT Adviser: Johnson warns small firms over Mifid complacency
7 Jan 2016
Financial News: Brexit spells higher costs and less influence for fund managers
16 Dec 2015
The Trade: FX mispricing costing buy-side billions each year - report
15 Dec 2015
Citywire: European Commission backtracks on Mifid II unbundling requirements
15 Dec 2015
LeapRate: New City Initiative paper: Mispricing of FX transactions costs European fund industry at least €1.5 billion a year
15 Dec 2015
The Trade: Leaked EU docs suggest MiFID II will allow CSAs
15 Dec 2015
FundServices - FX mispricing costs fund management industry dear
15 Dec 2015
ISS-mag: Mispricing Costs Industry Hard Cash
23 Nov 2015
Financial News: Buyside needs open borders
23 Nov 2015
The Trade: FCA urged to break down barriers for smaller firms
22 Nov 2015
FTfm: ‘Perverse’ investment consulting industry condemned
1 Nov 2015
FTfm: Fund houses face ‘collateral damage’ in tax reform
12 Oct 2015
FT Adviser: Compliance concerns ramp up for fund groups
12 Oct 2015
Wealth Adviser: The NCI declares increased regulation risks stifling innovation in fund management
12 Oct 2015
Investment Week: Thinktank warns regulatory burden stifling fund management innovation
12 Oct 2015
Citywire: New City Initiative warns regulation is destroying competition
12 Oct 2015
Fundweb: Think-tank calls for rethink amid wave of 'detrimental' regulation
12 Oct 2015
EU Bankers: New City Initiative warns regulation is destroying competition
12 Oct 2015
Global Custodian: NCI urges reforms on fund manager regulation
11 Oct 2015
FTfm: Regulatory cost stifles fund boutiques
27 Sep 2015
The Telegraph: I've fallen out of love with Europe until the trading rules are changed
18 Sep 2015
FT: Acquisition drive cuts number of investment boutiques
8 Aug 2015
FTfm: Bring common sense back to make Europe’s capitalism flourish
27 Jul 2015
FT Adviser: Managers ramp up operating costs
23 Jul 2015
IPE: Brussels urged to tackle 'deliberate' asset management protectionism
22 Jul 2015
COO Connect: Asset management in Europe: The case for reform
21 Jul 2015
Citywire: Six regulatory pleas to save the investment boutique
20 Jul 2015
Reuters: EU regulations cost UK asset managers two billion pounds a year - report
20 Jul 2015
Investment Week: Thinktank calls for EU asset manager regulation shake-up
20 Jul 2015
Citywire: UK fund managers face £2bn bill for EU regulation
20 Jul 2015
City AM: Single market for fund firms under threat
20 Jul 2015
Fundweb: Think tanks call for EU regulation reform as costs top £2bn
20 Jul 2015
Citywire: NCI warns Mifid II could force out boutique asset managers
20 Jul 2015
Sharecast: EU regulators cost UK asset managers £2bn
20 Jul 2015
Wealth Adviser: Report recommends safeguards for European funds industry
20 Jul 2015
ISS: Asset managers call for fund distribution reforms
20 Jul 2015
Law360: Groups Say EU Regs Cost UK Asset Managers $3.1B Annually
6 Jul 2015
Investment Week: Boutiques face existential threat as time runs out on MiFID II
3 Jul 2015
PropertyWeek: Our industry should be a beacon of best practice
5 Jun 2015
Agefiactifis: Le think tank NCI donne son avis sur l'Union des marchés de capitaux
31 May 2015
Financial Times: Some fund houses ‘manipulate’ benchmarks
29 May 2015
Fundweb: Will EU reforms mean less regulation for asset managers?
7 May 2015
Investment Week: Wish list: What the investment industry wants from the new government
5 May 2015
Citywire: NCI chair: how next gov’t should tackle asset management challenge
16 Jan 2015
Citywire: Are regulatory costs stifling start-ups?
12 Jan 2015
Financial News: Regulators risk putting the brake on innovation
23 Dec 2014
Think-tanks propose EU opt-out for London-based fund managers
15 Dec 2014
Professional Adviser: Wealth managers rail against ‘crippling’ suitability requirements
15 Dec 2014
Investment Week: Wealth managers hit out over ‘crippling’ suitability requirements
12 Dec 2014
Investment Week: How will FCA restructure impact boutiques?
10 Dec 2014
Citywire: Woodford’s battle to become regulation proof
8 Dec 2014
Citywire: Death of wealth boutique: Think-tank warns on 'suffocating' regulation
8 Dec 2014
FTfm: ‘Compliance has become the “priesthood” of financial services’
8 Dec 2014
Citywire: We don't need more regulation: wealth boutiques' struggle in 5 charts
8 Dec 2014
Fundweb: NCI: Crippling regulation costs are holding back new boutique launches
17 Nov 2014
CNBC: Dominic Johnson discusses his concerns about the forex scandal
27 Oct 2014
Wealth managers fear being caught by banker bonus rules
27 Oct 2014
MiFID II research costs will disproportionately impact smaller managers
22 Sep 2014
FT Adviser: New City Initiative calls for dealing commission rethink
21 Sep 2014
FTfm: Scottish vote awakens Brexit fears for fund chiefs
19 Sep 2014
IPE: European Commission's Lueder sets out strategy for asset management
18 Sep 2014
Global Investor: Change in outlook signalled at EC
7 Jul 2014
Evening Standard - New City Initiative launches internships
4 Jul 2014
FT - We don’t have to reinvent the wheel
7 Apr 2014
Rise of the super boutique: how will this new breed of firm fare?
13 Mar 2014
House of Lords recommends delay to LLP tax crackdown
11 Mar 2014
City Wire: NCI: KIIDs are 'waste of time', let's create a code of practice
10 Mar 2014
City Wire - Profile: Magnus Spence - there are conflicts of interest everywhere you look
16 Feb 2014
FTfm: UK tax law sounds death knell for investment partnerships
14 Feb 2014
CityWire: New City Initiative calls for funds TER to include dealing commissions
11 Feb 2014
CityWire - Will new tax rules spark trend for wealth LLPs to incorporate?
3 Feb 2014
City AM - Partnership tax threat could send fund managers abroad
3 Feb 2014
Law Society Gazette - Society warning on LLP tax reform
3 Feb 2014
Citywire - Partnership tax crackdown could spark wealth firm exodus
3 Feb 2014
Investment Week - Will new LLP tax rules sound death knell for small investment managers?
2 Feb 2014
The Sunday Times - Investment managers in exodus threat
29 Jan 2014
Accountancy Age: Firms 'helpless' as new LLP tax guidance looms
29 Jan 2014
Law Society Gazette: LLP tax changes ‘will put City at risk’
28 Jan 2014
Financial News: Westminster in ‘anti-tax avoidance arms race’, says Redwood
19 Nov 2013
Les Echos: Les gérants entrepreneurs francais gagnent en visibilité et en reconnaissance
16 Sep 2013
FTfm: Fund managers must ‘eat their own cooking’
9 Sep 2013
IFA Online: MPs to conduct spring review into RDR
5 Sep 2013
FT Adviser: Garnier - No RDR review agreed, but we’d still like to do it
2 Sep 2013
Financial News: The Odey way is exits
1 Sep 2013
Guardian: Former Iceland man unveils plans to defrost UK retail
28 Aug 2013
Today programme: Magnus Spence discusses better alignment in the financial services industry
28 Aug 2013
Financial News - Can another code of conduct improve buyside standards online
28 Aug 2013
The Times - Brace yourselves for a seasonal fall online
26 Aug 2013
CNBC News: Daniel Pinto - Key decision makers must invest alongside clients
6 Jul 2013
The Independent: Fund manager group in fresh fight with EU
3 Jul 2013
CityWire: 'Sledgehammer' fund manager pay cap ditched by Brussels
16 Jun 2013
Financial Times: The fund industry needs a cultural revolution - Dominic Johnson
12 May 2013
Financial Times: Dominic Johnson: Fund industry needs more carrots than sticks
15 Apr 2013
Le Monde : Le "square mile" ne tourne pas rond
28 Nov 2012
Evening Standard Make apprenticeships work
8 Nov 2012
Citywire: John Kay: FSA’s legalistic approach is not working
3 Nov 2012
The Times: Fund charges: necessary evil?
7 Jun 2012
The Independent: Daniel Pinto: If it's your money at stake, you don't gamble
2 May 2012
L’Agefi Hebdo: La finance a un visage à Paris
20 Nov 2011
Daily Telegraph: Avalanche of new FSA rules to cost businesses £1.4bn a year
1 Nov 2011
NCI awarded inaugural “City Champion Award” at the Spear’s Wealth Management Awards
6 Aug 2011
The Independent: NEDs need risk reports, says think-tank
17 Jun 2011
City Wire: Wealth management heavyweights join forces to champion small firms
8 May 2011
Thisismoney.com: Small business paid internship plea
2 Apr 2011
The Sunday Telegraph: We should remember what made the City great - and return to those values.
1 Apr 2011
The Saturday Telegraph: A return to an old-fashioned, client-centric culture will ensure the City’s future.
16 Dec 2010
CityWire: Odey, Pinto and Lord Iveagh back think-tank to fight bonus rules
16 Dec 2010
Spears Magazine (Winter Addition): Eat your cooking
12 Dec 2010
The Telegraph: City bonus rules to be watered down for small firms
6 Dec 2010
Financial Times: Face to face with Daniel Pinto: Defender of the entrepreneurial spirit wants to mend the system.
8 Nov 2010
WealthBriefing.com: UK Wealth Management Group Sets Out Need For Reform, Meets Government
22 Sep 2010
The Times: City aims for transparency
28 Aug 2010
Mail on Sunday: Fund Managers lobby Cable for rules against risk-taking
28 Aug 2010
The Sunday Telegraph: City pushes for more disclosure
28 Aug 2010
The Independent: City disclosure proposals
18 Jul 2010
The Wealth Net
14 May 2010
Financial Times: Big fightback starts to restore clients' trust
14 May 2010
Financial Times: Managers group aims to improve standards
9 May 2010
Evening Standard: The City does have a better side, honestly
6 May 2010
Mail on Sunday: Stanhope crusades to restore faith in advice