regulation

EU regulators to launch test in preparation for DORA

Financial institutions within the EU, including asset managers, have been asked to take part in a training exercise ahead of the implementation of the...

FCA issues warning notice to Woodford and LFS

The UK’s financial regulator has accused fund manager Neil Woodford of a “defective and unreasonably narrow” understanding of his responsibility to manage liquidity while...

14 days until FundsTech Forum

With two weeks left until Funds Europe hosts the FundsTech Forum in London, our event programme is stacking up with new speakers confirmed. Covering many...

ESMA outlines DLT pilot challenges

Europe’s securities regulator ESMA has written to the European Commission, Parliament and Council to explain the underwhelming progress of its DLT Pilot Regime. The project...

IOSCO to examine exchange groups’ business models

The ever-expanding business models of stock exchanges are set to come under closer scrutiny from the International Organisation or Securities Commissions (IOSCO). The association of...

Alternative fund managers anticipate higher fines for regulatory violations

Fines for alternative fund managers for breaking regulations could be on the rise, research has found. According to global research by Ocorian, a provider of...

Insurers’ spending increases to apply greater scrutiny of risks

Insurers increasingly spend on scenario analysis and stress testing to gain greater transparency about their investment strategies. Part of the pressure to do this is...

Regulatory complexity to force more managers to outsource

Fund managers are set to make greater use of third-party service providers to cope with an increasingly complex regulatory environment, suggests research. A study commissioned...

Greenhushing impacting private markets’ ESG activity

Some asset managers are retreating from their public ESG commitments due to so-called ‘greenhushing’ suggests a report into ESG investing in private markets. The report,...

Pimfa raises concerns over FCA’s redress proposals

The UK’s wealth management association, Pimfa, has raised “serious concerns” over proposals that require personal investment firms (PIFs) to allocate capital for potential redress...

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