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.

Jan 02, 2019

Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) is to open branches in Frankfurt and Paris ahead of Brexit.

Dec 19, 2018

CupcakeA year on from MiFID II’s implementation, Mark Latham investigates the extent to which the industry is innovating as it implements the directive’s costs and charges disclosure requirements.

Dec 19, 2018

BlockchainMatt Duncan, chief executive of Ostrum Asset Management, tells Mark Latham about plans to give his firm first mover advantage on blockchain technology.

Dec 19, 2018

PanelWhen it comes to ‘cutting’ the NAV, would your fund oversight cut it with regulators? Milestone’s Robert Proctor considers how best practice is evolving.

Dec 18, 2018

Some of Europe’s leading exchange-traded fund (ETF) providers including DWS, Invesco, iShares and SPDR have joined forces to provide investors with a ‘consolidated tape’ of aggregate ETF trading data in one place for the first time.

Dec 05, 2018

European_ParliamentMore industry bodies have welcomed the European Parliament’s recommendation to extend the review of the ‘Priips’ investment fund rules.

Dec 04, 2018

DeadlineA German funds trade body - which is one of the most vociferous critics of Priips regulations - has welcomed European Parliament’s decision to extend deadlines for a review.