risk management

Jun 17, 2011

Brian_StauntonIn the wake of the Lehmans default, Citi accelerated its review process and increased its efforts to keep clients educated and informed.

Jun 17, 2011

Securities lending in the UK was seriously affected by the crisis. But despite low volumes, industry experts are glad to see the activity is now being considered an investment decision. (part 2)


Sara Nicholson
(Aviva Investors), David Carruthers (Data Explorers), Roy Gillson (Aerion Fund Management), Paul Wilson (JP Morgan WSS),...

Jun 17, 2011

Paul_WilsonA strong balance sheet, comprehensive indemnification packages and a highly flexible program structure - these are just some of the advantages offered by J.P. Morgan's securities lending program.

Jun 17, 2011

ElectricityLending agents have made efforts to revive interest in the securities lending industry. Nicholas Pratt looks at how their role is changing.

Jun 17, 2011

Securities lending agreements in the US were found to be robust, despite the crisis. Experts discuss market challenges and developments. (part 1)


Dennis Fernez (NY State Insurance Department), Josh Galper (Finadium), Anne Sylvester (JP Morgan WSS)
Freeman Wood (Mercer Sentinel), Laurie Zeppieri (Citi)

Jun 16, 2011

Board-roomFund directors are spending more time in board meetings as corporate governance levels across Luxembourg funds increase, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Jun 16, 2011

Kid_with_brushGood financial modelling of real estate funds means investors can ensure they are achieving their objectives, say Michael Hornsby, Nicolas Gillet, and Nicolas Bolland, of Ernst & Young's Luxembourg practice.

Jun 10, 2011

MonkeyEmpirical tests would surely show that pension funds using risk management tools would have superior results. But the reality is more complex, explains Samuel Sender of Edhec-Risk Institute.

May 19, 2011

Red_carpetHigh-frequency trading, dark pools and flash crashes have become part of the trading world's lexicon and  are now within the radar of regulators. Nicholas Pratt examines what kind of regulatory response buy-side heads of trading would prefer.

May 09, 2011

14.10_HandshakePension Fennia, a private sector pension provider in Finland, has hired Ortec Finance, a Dutch risk consultant, to create an asset liability and risk management solution that will include modelling of the Finnish private sector solvency regulations