Jan 23, 2020

HandshakeLegal & General Investment Management has added to its UK fund management board with the appointment of Professor Andrew David Clare and Eimear Cowhey as independent non-executive directors (iNEDS).

Jan 14, 2020

ReportsCompanies that are quicker to file their financial reports will see more significant share price increases than those that report after a lag, research into the use of ‘natural language processing’ (NLP) has shown.

Jan 14, 2020

Trader_screensSwiss-based GAM is to consolidate its external front and middle office systems on to one platform leveraging SimCorp Dimension – one of the main risk and trading systems used in the funds industry.

Dec 16, 2019

ReportsThe CFA Institute’s global investment performance standards (GIPS) for fiduciary management providers have been approved by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Dec 02, 2019

HM_Revenue_and_CustomsKPMG has warned offshore fund investors to check their tax reporting before the UK’s department of revenue and customs (HMRC) does.

Nov 26, 2019

GavelThe UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to temporarily ban the mass marketing of speculative mini-bonds to retail customers.

Nov 15, 2019

Soldier_on_horsebackFrench asset managers could finally topple banks and insurers to crack the domestic retail investment market. Multi-asset, thematic funds and derivatives are the main tools for the job, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 15, 2019

Gold, bitcoin, blockchainThis is the year the French funds regulator forged a path for alternative funds and custody banks to facilitate crypto investment. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Nov 15, 2019

Stephen_Newby-and-Emma_ReidIn the context of Brexit, asset managers may consider equivalence as an option for accessing EU markets without obtaining separate authorisations in the absence of a financial services passport, particularly in relation to the management or marketing of funds, or other investment activities.

Nov 15, 2019

Graph_upMaitland’s carefully designed ecosystem for alternative assets has proven its power with an optimal solution found for an Asian manager launching a private debt fund in Europe.