Challenges related to data collection, validation and distribution show why a digital solution is paramount, writes Paul Bureau, head of business development & client service at Manaos.
Greenwashing can be defined as behaviour or activities that make people believe that a company is doing more to protect the environment than it really is. Alexis Scheidecker, ESG2 products specialist at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), explains why the investment industry needs to tackle greenwashing head-on and offer investors more sophisticated tools.
Bjoern Kogler and Thomas Marte explain the advantages of Liechtenstein as a fund domicile and how the private bank can help fund promoters launch their products.
With the growing number of global collective redress mechanisms for investors to recoup investment losses, participation in non-US-litigation actions requires specific considerations, making it important for investors to have the full picture before they make a decision.
Anand Ramachandran, Vice President, Global Head of Solutions, Richard Clarkson, Head of Solutions, Funds and Swapnil Joshi, Senior Strategy Manager from Oracle Financial Services Global Business Unit discuss changes occurring in the area of investor servicing and transfer agency, as clients increasingly seek out scalability, simplicity and speed.
Technology can help improve productivity and free asset management talent for wider client-focused roles. However, firms must change their culture to keep pace with ever-changing modes of operation.
This year’s market volatility and macro shocks have raised a challenge to the thematic investing boom, but also offer a chance to reappraise the benefits of the investment approach.
Investment funds are very liquid products by design, so why look at their tokenization? Paolo Brignardello of FundsDLT considers the true benefits of tokenizing funds.
As regulatory demands proliferate, fund and asset managers are finding that reporting on everything from sustainability to technical standards is a growing burden on their time and resources. Legal firm Zeidler Group believes digital services are the solution.
As the UK DC market continues to grow at pace, challenges are emerging for both members and schemes: consumers’ life expectancy is growing, squeezing schemes’ durability; retirement confidence is being rocked by economic shocks; and the ongoing transition away from Defined Benefit (DB) schemes is increasingly placing onus on individuals to save for retirement.