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Sep 07, 2010

sweetsThe ETF market is becoming increasingly innovative as promoters look for new ways to capture investors' interest, Nicholas Pratt examines how far this innovation can go.

Sep 06, 2010

RegulationRegulatory deluge has afflicted fund managers for at least a decade. Martyn Cuff, managing director at Allianz Global Investors Europe, present his must-keep guide to regulatory and industry change and advice on handling changes.

Jul 28, 2010

picture_frameNicholas Pratt examines the role that fund accountants can play in generating more certainty in the valuations process

Jul 06, 2010

The FSA is getting tougher on transaction reporting. Failure to comply with the rules may mean large fines and a loss of confidence by the regulator, say Monique Melis and Simon Appleton of Kinetic Partners.

After many years of being saddled with a poor reputation of both failing to act and, when doing so, seemingly ineffectively, the UK financial services regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), is emerging as a stronger financial markets supervisor.  Keen to assert its authority and power as a regulator, the FSA has recently become more proactive in investigating...

Jul 06, 2010

Without sufficient post-trade data processing services, buy-side firms suffer difficulties related to operational efficiency, managing exposure and counterparty risk, operational risks, and high costs of ownership, write Roy Saadon of Traiana

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 01, 2010

ashcloudWe are back in uncertain territory, writes Darren Williams, senior European economist at AllianceBernstein. Indeed. If ever we left such climes, which I'm not sure we did.

May 19, 2010

Ucits III funds continue to shape product development, while the economic landscape provides opportunities in high yield, finds Nick Fitzpatrick in a review of recent fund launches

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

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