regulation

Feb 06, 2019

Liquidation road signEsma, the independent authority safeguarding investor protection and stable financial markets in the EU, has launched a public consultation on draft guidance for liquidity stress testing of investment funds. This applies to Ucits and alternative investment funds (AIFs).

Feb 04, 2019

RegulationsFund management firms are concerned that they will not be able to explain fund objectives to UK consumers because of complex financial jargon.

Jan 29, 2019

Standard_and_PoorsChina’s central bank has given S&P Global the nod to rate its domestic bonds – a first for a company wholly owned by an international credit ratings agency.

Jan 25, 2019

Cloud_securityThe UK’s asset management industry has been reprimanded by the FCA over its cyber-security standards. Nicholas Pratt look for its weaknesses.

Jan 22, 2019

DC_roundtable_2018Our expert panel considers whether DC is fit for purpose as the UK’s main growing method of pension provision. Funds Europe hosted the debate in association with parent company CAMRADATA.

Jan 14, 2019

Money_marketParis-based Ostrum Asset Management says it is ready for the key changes in money market fund regulation that take effect later this month.

Jan 14, 2019

DiscussionA new regulation with significant implications for securities lending is just over a year away. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports.

Jan 14, 2019

ConfusionAs collateral rules have grown in complexity, so has the need for greater optimisation – But as Tim Steele discovers, achieving that can be painful.

Jan 14, 2019

Old_technologyTechnologies such as blockchain will be an integral part of securities lending in the years to come – but spending on regulatory reporting requirements is impeding development, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds.

Jan 10, 2019

Cryptocurrencies1The EU financial regulator has attempted to clarify where crypto-assets fall in with European financial regulation.

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