technology

Mar 17, 2011

Clarity_in_retailChanges to financial services are underfoot. Tony Collins of Opal gives the lowdown on what the RDR means and its effect on consumers and the industry

Mar 16, 2011

IndecisiveRegulatory uncertainty is leaving many buy-side firms undecided on whether to participate in a reformed OTC derivatives market. Nicholas Pratt examines what the potential cost of this indecision could be

Mar 16, 2011

Falling_into_lineThe growth of alternative Ucits funds has thrust some asset managers into an unfamiliar world of compulsory checks and limits. Nicholas Pratt looks at how compliance management systems are helping them meet regulatory requirements

Feb 23, 2011

The New York Roundtable: in the second part of our New York panel discussion, Messrs Bowman, Masterson, Rudenstine, Salus and Wallace focus on US relationships with a variety of markets and drivers for development.

Feb 23, 2011

hand_button_410Fund flows into fixed income have grown markedly in the past two years. Nicholas Pratt examines whether this growth will spark a similar resurgence in trading technology

Feb 23, 2011

Kim_McFarlandStrong foundations!  As Investec Asset Management grew from 14 people in a small Cape Town office to a manager with $80bn of AuM, COO Kim McFarland had to face down operational challenges, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

Feb 23, 2011

man_asleep_sofa_410A sofa-bed is both a bad sofa and a bad bed. Some fund administrators say the same applies to single administration systems that try to support multi-asset portfolios. Nicholas Pratt reports

Feb 23, 2011

Paul_Keltie"There has been a lot of talk in the industry about fairer compensation for work done, but the securities services industry does not have a strong track record in sticking to a transparent pricing model." Paul Keltie of HSBC comments

Feb 14, 2011

optimistic_smileyface_410Asset management chiefs have emerged as the most optimistic for business outlook in a survey of CEOs of financial services groups.

Jan 05, 2011

railway_pointsPortfolio changes prompted by the market environment have taken place as the number of specialists who execute transitions has shrunk. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at who is in and who is out of transition management and why certain approaches have faltered

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