risk management

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

Apr 28, 2011

Top executives at some of the fund admin firms surveyed tell Funds Europe about the coming challenges for the year.


Apr 28, 2011

With the return of the risk appetite, service providers to the Nordic market need to up the ante and provide clients with a range of products they can move into quickly and that more suit their individual requirements. Edited by Angele Spiteri Paris

Apr 19, 2011

MinersThere is no denying it, 2010 was a tough year, according to our fund administration survey respondents. Nicholas Pratt finds out what sizeable challenges they faced

Apr 18, 2011

Adopting a multi-boutique approach to stave off competition from investment banks has paid dividends for some asset management firms. Edited by Angèle Spiteri Paris.

Mar 17, 2011

ticks_all_boxesLuxembourg will become a centre of choice for alternative fund managers under the Aifm directive, claim Michael Hornsby, Kerry Nichol and Olivier Coekelbergs of Ernst & Young

Mar 16, 2011

Define_your_liabilitiesLiability-hedging portfolios are poorly defined at nearly half of pension funds, and many have not defined their liabilities precisely, finds Samuel Sender of the Edhec-Risk Institute

Mar 16, 2011

IndecisiveRegulatory uncertainty is leaving many buy-side firms undecided on whether to participate in a reformed OTC derivatives market. Nicholas Pratt examines what the potential cost of this indecision could be

Mar 16, 2011

Falling_into_lineThe growth of alternative Ucits funds has thrust some asset managers into an unfamiliar world of compulsory checks and limits. Nicholas Pratt looks at how compliance management systems are helping them meet regulatory requirements

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