risk management

Jul 28, 2010

worldmapAsian fund managers are setting up Ucits funds to sell their products back into their home markets...

Jul 22, 2010

boutiquesBoutiques are today's buzzword as specialised asset management firms continue to spring up and lure managers away from larger firms, reports Fiona Rintoul.

Jul 06, 2010

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive will inevitably lead to higher compliance burdens and cost. Dealing with it will be uncomfortable, write Guy Rainbird of The Association of Investment Companies

Jun 28, 2010

tube_tunnelDistance provides perspective, and so it is that the further we travel away from the 2008 global financial crisis, the better we are able to see its consequences. Or to quote Amin Rajan, CEO of Create-Research, commenting today on Create's latest study of the asset management industry, 'The credit crisis is in the rear view mirror.'

Jun 17, 2010

Regulators and investors are demanding more 'real-time' treatment of post-trade derivatives data to make reporting and risk management more accurate. Are such real-time ambitions actually achievable, or even desirable, asks Nicholas Pratt?

Jun 17, 2010

The AIFM directive is set to introduce sweeping changes for alternative managers and their administrators. Nicholas Pratt looks at what these changes may be and how administrators are aiming to help both their clients and themselves

Jun 14, 2010

The Dutch central bank and pensions regulator (DNB) will be keeping a closer eye on pension funds, as a survey found that many pension schemes underestimate the risks of their investment policies and don't have a strong enough risk management function.

May 19, 2010

Funds Europe talks to a selection of fund-manager dealing heads and finds that regulatory change, such as Mifid, has been largely successful

May 19, 2010

IT'S GOOD TO TALK:  Betsy Anderson of Ignis Asset Management talks to Nicholas Pratt about the advantages of building a dealing desk from scratch, the success of Mifid and the importance of understanding a fund manager's real intentions

May 19, 2010

GAINS and STRAINS:  Funds Europe looks at the changing investment attitudes among eight major European pension funds: AP3 (Sweden), DMGT (UK), Pensioenfonds KBC (Belgium), Oslo Pensjonsforsikring (Norway), NTMA (Ireland), KEVA (Finland), ABP (Netherlands) and FRR (France).

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