risk management

Feb 15, 2010

"Ucits funds have set the global standard for retail investment funds, recognised for the high level of investor protection, transparency, regulation and oversight they provide." Gary Palmer of IFIA comments

Jan 14, 2010

Nicholas Pratt talks to fund managers and asset servicers to see what changes to complex OTC derivatives will have been made by the time they come back into fashion...

Dec 21, 2009

There are numerous small consultancy ‘shops’ in asset management. Fiona Rintoul asks if they are just unemployed professionals, or if they really add value to asset management...

Nov 11, 2009

Hedge fund investors could obtain greater peace of mind through managed accounts. But there are significant infrastructure requirements for investors, funds and administrators, says Hans Hufschmid, CEO of GlobeOp

Nov 11, 2009

Fund managers are said to be creating their own data hubs away from external administrators in order to keep important data at their fingertips. Nick Fitzpatrick finds the rationale for this could extend to fear of litigation...

Nov 11, 2009

Managed pension funds in Ireland have posted seven months of successive growth. Nicholas Pratt is in Dublin to ask if this signals the start of a recovery, or if it is a cause for further concern.

Oct 06, 2009

The financial crisis has ushered in a new era for managers of managers, believes Joanna Munro of HSBC Global Asset Management...

Oct 06, 2009

Traditional assumptions about asset allocation, diversity and portfolio theory have broken down, writes Fiona Rintoul, and investors are struggling to find their way...

Sep 01, 2009

Switzerland has relatively lax laws regarding funding. Samuel Sender, of Edhec, talks about the challenges this poses...

Sep 01, 2009

BNP Paribas' win of a large hedge fund mandate from a prime broker is a sign that custodians can now compete in earnest for the hedge fund market. Nick Fitzpatrick looks back at twelve months of business wins and losses...

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