Magazine Issues»November 2021

Rejected_stampSettlement failure costs are too big for the securities industry to ignore, finds Stephanie Baxter, who attended a three-day virtual Sibos event in October.

George Karatzias, vice-chairman of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), explains why the island’s funds industry is experiencing the highest growth rate in Europe.

Inventment_Trusts_Roundtable_Nov_2021Investment trusts have been around for more than 150 years, but some of their attractions became more apparent in the pandemic. Our expert panel discussed the virtues of such products and how they can be communicated to investors.

As asset managers grapple with new digital technology, FundsTech talks to Calastone’s Adam Belding about the importance of software architecture and the benefits of microservices.

Garrett_BreenOcorian’s head of global funds, Garrett Breen, talks with Funds Europe about the reporting challenges alternatives managers face in the closed-end space, and why common data standards are needed now more than ever.

Liezl_GerberIndependent third-party fund administrators have emerged as a key player in the success of an investment manager’s business model, writes Liezl Gerber, Senior Manager - Global Fund Valuation and Accounting at Maitland.

Craig_CordleAhead of the Guernsey Funds Forum event in London, Craig Cordle, a partner at law firm Ogier, reflects on how the domicile is adapting for the future.

Sarwal_and_GaddThe volume and complexity of regulatory reporting has increased exponentially since the 2008 financial crisis, causing significant challenges for the wider funds industry. Asset managers face headwinds from a number of quarters; now add to that the deluge of regulatory reporting due to come into force in July 2022.