outsourcing

Nov 10, 2010

removal_menThe memory of failed lift-outs have been banished to the past and outsourcing is now making inroads into the front and middle offices, discovers Nicholas Pratt

Oct 07, 2010

Jim_connorOutsource renegotiation is a door to a transformational opportunity. It provides means and motivation to assess critically how things could be done better, argues Jim Connor of Navigant

Oct 07, 2010

EU_Parliament_140The Gips standards are a working example of self-regulation in the capital markets. David Spaulding examines the benefits Gips compliance offers fund managers and looks at the role that data management has to play

Oct 07, 2010

RadarscreenSovereign wealth funds are widely expected to be a significant driver of future growth in the industry. Fiona Rintoul asks how this broad church of funds should best be approached

Oct 04, 2010

MNOPF_TowersAs outsourcing continues its rise in popularity, the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) appointed Towers Watson as delegated chief investment officer for its £3bn (€3.5bn) pension fund, following a formal review by consultancy KPMG.

Sep 27, 2010

resilienceA more resilient business model and greater transparency with regard to products, processes and communication will be key for European asset managers to improve performance post-crisis and restore investor interest in actively managed products.

Sep 06, 2010

runningBecause of the amount of investment required, insurance companies are asking themselves if it's worth keeping their asset management arms. John Foster reports.

Jul 28, 2010

Dale_LippstreuDoes it make sense to allocate precious capital to an activity that does not differentiate you from competitors? Dale Lippstreu of Maitland comments

Jul 27, 2010

6_photos_2ROUNDTABLE: Gelb, Meager, Derobert, Ebenston, Briol and Biggs talk with Funds Europe.

Jul 06, 2010

The FSA is getting tougher on transaction reporting. Failure to comply with the rules may mean large fines and a loss of confidence by the regulator, say Monique Melis and Simon Appleton of Kinetic Partners.

After many years of being saddled with a poor reputation of both failing to act and, when doing so, seemingly ineffectively, the UK financial services regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), is emerging as a stronger financial markets supervisor.  Keen to assert its authority and power as a regulator, the FSA has recently become more proactive in investigating...

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