Sep 01, 2011

Ahead of Sibos, we asked a range of industry experts this question: Data volumes continue to explode. What do you think the fund management industry can do with so much data, and are systems up to the challenge of making sense of it?

Aug 25, 2011

Compliance2Complying with the incoming FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) legislation from the US could cost investment banks five times as much as complying with the UK’s new CASS regulations on client money and assets.

Aug 01, 2011

Gavel lawbooksThe majority of investment management leaders in Europe and the Middle East say the pace and extent of regulatory reform could do more harm than good to their industry and that smaller players could lose out to larger institutions which are better equipped to cope.

Jul 29, 2011

Magnifying_graphInvestment research house Morningstar has unveiled its calculation of the synthetic risk reward indicator (SRRI), a measurement that all Ucits funds are required to provide as part of the Ucits IV regulations.

Jul 22, 2011

CakeEurope's pension schemes must transform their asset allocations if they are to balance de-risking with members' needs, but George Mitton finds that they will struggle to manage the shift on their own.

Jul 22, 2011

Funds Europe held a pensions roundtable discussion with three senior UK defined benefit figures recently as they themselves reached retirement. Their views about the state of occupational pensions and investment are their own. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 22, 2011

Braking-freeLord Hutton's proposed changes to the state pension system could have considerable implications for the public and private sectors' schemes, writes Dominic Wallington of RBC Asset Management.

Jul 22, 2011

weather-iconsSocially responsible investment funds sell the idea that we can actively help create a sustainable future. Nick Fitzpatrick asks if investors can really make a difference - and if SRI makes a difference to investor's portfolios.

Jul 22, 2011

SubmarineManual processes to calculate fee rebates are not only outdated but prone to error. Chris John of Bonaire looks at how a regulated and centralised system can assist all parties involved.

Jul 22, 2011

Simon-TortellThe regulatory emphasis on the oversight of the 'manager' since the beginning of the financial crisis, and even before that, cannot be overstated.