Magazine Issues»December 2020

Stephanie_Sahla-JonesIn less than one year, new rules to regulate the pre-marketing of alternative investment funds (AIFs) such as private equity, debt, infrastructure and hedge funds are set to come into force.

Securities_finance_roundtable_2020Covid-19 has made strategic approaches to securities lending difficult this year. At the same time, digitalisation, ESG integration and regulatory drivers are transforming practices. Moderated by Bob Currie.

Play_buttonIn 2020, Global securities lending markets were disrupted by Covid just as much as others. But Q4 saw players coming back. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports on revenues and speaks to agent lenders.

Adrian_DaleRegulation has reinforced the importance of digital to the securities finance industry. Adrian Dale, head of regulation and market practice at Isla, reflects on this year’s actions and considers the next steps.

Andrew DysonAndrew Dyson, CEO of the International Securities Lending Association, explains how ESG is impacting the securities finance agenda for 2021.

artificial intelligenceWhen it comes to companies and talent, an overriding issue for France is to keep hold of its homegrown fintechs and deter them from drifting overseas. Nicholas Pratt looks at how this is done.

Covid-19In a major change of fortune, UK equity was the most searched-for asset class among equities last month on CAMRADATA Live, writes Amy Richardson.

Nick_MottramThe UK needs its own fund structure post-Brexit. Despite the prestige enjoyed by London for its heavyweight status in financial services, the City’s success has not been the fillip it ought to be in the regions.