outsourcing

Mar 06, 2013

CastleLeading firms in Luxembourg fund management tell Funds Europe their predictions for the main themes of the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry conference, which brings together 900 industry professionals each spring.

Feb 15, 2013

CurrencyLegal cases against custody banks in the United States over currency trades puts the issue of foreign exchange outsourcing in the spotlight, writes Nicholas Pratt.

Feb 15, 2013

ShadowsThe limitations of contingency planning for outsourcing arrangements have recently been highlighted by the Financial Services Authority. Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Dec 20, 2012

gavellaw booksThe publication of rules for implementing new hedge fund laws means alternative investment managers are now in a better position to prepare for their July 2013 deadline.

Dec 18, 2012

Ingrid PierceHedge fund managers are grappling with the ever-rising cost of compliance, as the waves of regulation from Europe and the US which followed the global financial crisis are implemented.

Nov 02, 2012

compassLatin America's fund managers are experts at domestic equities, while some, and it is suggested the Chileans most of all, have a pan-regional expertise too. It is a natural next step, then, that asset managers look to expand overseas. Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund service providers about trends among this client base.

Nov 01, 2012

DataNearly a third of fund managers plan to outsource back-office functions in the next 12 months, compared with 18% that said the same last year.

Oct 31, 2012

LocksFunds Europe travelled to Paris and asked the big three French asset servicers to explain their success or failure at increasing assets under custody. George Mitton reports.

Oct 31, 2012

rolling up sleevesFiona Rintoul looks at retail trends in the UK and finds that the denial period is over and it is time for acceptance and implementation of the Retail Distribution Review.

Oct 31, 2012

ThinkerSeveral years after the post-crisis G20 summit, Sandrine Leclerq of Baker & McKenzie analyses how close regulatory-induced change is to becoming reality and if objectives will be met.

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