Magazine Issues»September 2019

Maxime AertsTaking a holistic approach to data management and a wider view of data spaces in fund distribution will reconcile the needs of transparency and efficiency. By Maxime Aerts, Chief Operating Officer at Fundsquare.

London Square MileFunds Europe explains The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR), part of the UK financial regulator’s plan to improve culture, governance and accountability within financial services companies.

Ahead of the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (Alfi) Global Distribution Conference, Funds Europe asks delegates about tech, ESG and regulation.

UmbrellasThe acquisition of Viteos shows how Intertrust is reacting to asset managers’ technology needs to support sophisticated product development. Shankar Iyer, chief solutions officer, and Patrick O’Brien, global head of funds from Intertrust, explain more about the drivers.

Alongside its huge traditional fund processing business, Luxembourg is seeing demand for alternative investment services. Experts from specialist administrators and securities depository Clearstream detail the environment.

Emerging_technologiesAutomation and AI continue to transform processes and there are more opportunities than ever before, but will they build trust?

Wind_turbinesHow will ESG impact the funds industry? It’s a question IQ-EQ asked recently in a sustainable luxury hotel in Amsterdam.

BullseyeInaccurate trade reporting can cost millions – yet regulators may reject correctly reported trades from investment firms because a trading venue is at fault. Oliver Bishop of Elixirr explains.