May 11, 2022

Pat_LardnerIreland is working to expand the talent pool available to the country’s €4 trillion funds industry, says Pat Lardner of Irish Funds.

Apr 22, 2022

Asset managers and fund boards grapple with the impact of climate risks on investments in their funds. However, things move quickly. Alongside awareness of biodiversity loss and the risk it poses, nature is another important risk that must also be considered.

Apr 22, 2022

CryptocurrenciesWhile cryptocurrencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 14, 2022

Matthew Johnson DTCCAn industry standard for identifying derivatives trades could be applied to cash securities in Europe. The move would help make a greatly fragmented market more efficient and cut down on costs, says Matthew Johnson, director, digital platform management & industry relations at Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation.

Mar 08, 2022

Elizabeth_Fitzgibbons-ButlerThe recent amendments to Luxembourg’s 2004 securitisation law mean that active management of securitisation vehicles linked to bonds, loans and other debt instruments will now be allowed.

Mar 08, 2022

Luxembourg_SFA_roundtable_Feb_2022With investors allocating greater sums to private assets, we ask our panel of specialist fund administrators in Luxembourg about the great weight of institutional capital said to be heading their way.

Mar 07, 2022

SoldiersDespite the shelling of Kyiv and her subsequent flee from that city, Anastasiia Gavryliuk of the Ukrainian Association of Investment Business (UAIB) describes the first few days of the war and conveys her resolute confidence in the Ukrainian people’s resistance. This was sent to Funds Europe on the afternoon of Friday, March 4.

Feb 18, 2022

Kate_WebberKate Webber, Lead Product Manager, Fund Services at Northern Trust talks about the digital transformation taking place in the funds industry, and the challenges for asset managers of moving away from legacy technology systems to optimise their data use.

Jan 24, 2022

Increase graphAt a time of exponential change in society and technology, it is difficult for people and businesses to orientate themselves. This is even true of university professors that are experts in the relevant fields, acknowledges Professor Deeph Chana of Imperial College, London.

Nov 30, 2021

There is a broadly equal split within the asset management industry as to whether the ongoing mergers and acquisitions among firms is good for the market, suggests a recently published survey.