outsourcing

Jul 23, 2013

RulerA lack of faith in standard risk measures is pushing portfolio managers to look externally for benchmarking of their internal risk management. Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Jul 23, 2013

Much attention is being paid to the selection of the outsourcing partner.
Heavyweights of the banking industry are battling for the audience vote like a business version of X Factor, over an intense period of workshops and presentations.

Jun 18, 2013

Our panel looks at Ireland as a funds jurisdiction and considers the changing supervisory landscape, the effect of the banking crisis, and ultimately Ireland's future under the Alternative Investment Funds Managers Directive. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jun 18, 2013

Alternative investments are a big part of the Irish asset servicing sector. Our panel hears that fund promoters have a realistic attitude about the regulatory impact on costs. Money market funds are also discussed. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jun 05, 2013

Invwest NI logoCompanies are pursuing new streams of talent for cost-effective nearshore support in a diversifying industry, says Kerry Quinn at Invest Northern Ireland.

Jun 05, 2013

Electric currentThree currents vital to success in asset management are reflected in a fund manager's recently launched strategy for smaller pension schemes, argues Nick Fitzpatrick, after gauging views about the industry's future.

May 21, 2013

OutsorcingUK wealth management firm Ashcourt Rowan has outsourced portfolio, settlement and custody services to financial outsourcing firm TD Wealth Institutional.

May 08, 2013

HourglassLaunching a sharia-compliant fund can require a time-consuming search for religious experts to certify the fund's Islamic credentials. An alternative is to employ an Islamic advisory firm. George Mitton reports.

May 08, 2013

Safety netNicholas Pratt considers pension fund outsourcing of broader back and middle-office operations to custodians, while Marks & Spencer's pension scheme talks about its approach to asset servicing.

Apr 05, 2013

Depositary banks in the Nordics are waiting with bated breath for their local regulators to interpret the AIFMD. What will it mean for depositary liability, lost securities and cost? George Mitton asked participants at our Stockholm panel.

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