risk management

Mar 15, 2012

PalmNicholas Pratt looks at the potentially profound implications of the LEI initiative, its aim to provide clarity and transparency to the financial markets and what it means for fund management firms.

Mar 15, 2012

CastlePrior to the Alfi spring conference on 15-16 March, Funds Europe asked several of the scheduled speakers and figures in the Luxembourg market to highlight the critical issues facing the country's funds industry.

Mar 08, 2012

Global_payAsia-Pacific pay increases for financial services workers are expected to be twice as high compared to Europe, the Middle East and Africa (Emea) – that’s 5% compared to 2%, or even pay freezes, in Europe.

Mar 07, 2012

Worried man 410Market participants who fail to settle a trade in Europe’s markets within two days (T+2) will be subject to fines under a European Commission proposal today.

Mar 07, 2012

SwanLuxembourg's specialised investment fund concept has been hailed a success. Stefanie Eschenbacher looks at the draft law intended to align these funds with the requirements of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers directive.

Mar 07, 2012

Asia is increasingly concerned about what the eurozone crisis means for Luxembourg's Ucits funds, which are distributed widely in the region. Our panel discusses this development and other themes affecting the fund and asset servicing industry. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 07, 2012

Life insurance planING Investment Management has revealed mandate wins with Dutch health insurer CZ and Monuta, a funeral and insurance company, worth nearly €1 billion.

Feb 23, 2012

Survey1Absolute return will be the investment strategy to receive the greatest increase in assets in 2012, according to a survey of buy-side institutions by technology provider SunGard and the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association.

Feb 21, 2012

SnakeA new class of hedge funds focuses on hedging against extreme market events, or tail hedging. However, there are uncertainties, says Lance Teitelbaum, meaning a diversified approach is critical.

Feb 21, 2012

MulticolorsSingle funds investing in diverse asset classes are gaining ground. Nicholas Pratt looks at how four asset managers run their operational infrastructure to support investment in a range of assets and geographies.

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