outsourcing

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...

Jun 28, 2010

tube_tunnelDistance provides perspective, and so it is that the further we travel away from the 2008 global financial crisis, the better we are able to see its consequences. Or to quote Amin Rajan, CEO of Create-Research, commenting today on Create's latest study of the asset management industry, 'The credit crisis is in the rear view mirror.'

Jun 17, 2010

Asset Servicing CEOs and heads of business Paul North (BNYM), Philippe Seyll (Clearstream), Patrick Colle (BNP Paribas), José-Benjamin Longrée (Caceis), and Andrew Gelb (Citi) talk about the impact of fund consolidation and domiciles

Jun 14, 2010

The Dutch central bank and pensions regulator (DNB) will be keeping a closer eye on pension funds, as a survey found that many pension schemes underestimate the risks of their investment policies and don't have a strong enough risk management function.

May 19, 2010

Moving Out: Hermes took a new approach to choosing an outsourcer in a bid to cut down on time and find the right cultural fit. Philip Keeler explains...

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