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Google, SEO and investment fund management – what a COO needs to know Jonathan Moore, SEO Group Head, equimedia.

Savvy spectators in the investment management community typically have one eye on Google.

The Integrity of Central Bank Payment Systems

Given its historic assessments of cash and settlement questions, Thomas Murray works closely with central banks in the field of payment systems.

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Google, SEO and investment fund management – what a COO needs to know Jonathan Moore, SEO...

Savvy spectators in the investment management community typically have one eye on Google.

Post on: 18 May, 2017

The Integrity of Central Bank Payment Systems

Given its historic assessments of cash and settlement questions, Thomas Murray works closely with central banks in the field of payment systems.

Post on: 24 Apr, 2017
Posted in: Feature

Give Us Global Standards or Give Us Chaos – Open Letter to US Congressman McHenry

US Congressman Patrick McHenry recently sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen criticizing the Fed’s participation in setting global banking rules of conduct and asserting that standards are agreed in opaque settings. But...

Post on: 24 Apr, 2017

Transfer Agent Risk Monitoring – The 1st Three Years!

The European Commission’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, (‘AIFMD’), and Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (‘UCITS V’), were introduced, in part, to provide greater comfort to the investment world...

Post on: 21 Apr, 2017

Post-trade: From the EEC to Here

This posting is the second article in a series being run by Thomas Murray Data Services. It focuses on the context in which the terms of Brexit will be...

Post on: 14 Sep, 2016

Challenges UK SMEs Face After Brexit

The UK voted to leave the EU in an historic referendum at the end of June, with huge consequences for everyone living and working in the country and the wider continent.

Post on: 14 Sep, 2016
Posted in: Feature, Opinions

Brexit and Post-Trade: First Thoughts and Questions

Thomas Murray wishes to share some preliminary thoughts concerning the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, as pertains to the financial industry’s post-trade services.

Post on: 14 Sep, 2016
Posted in: Buy-Side Features

New Manager Led Products – What Are They?

With the AIFMD having imposed stringent regulatory and supervisory standards over EU Fund Managers (AIFMs), regulators and others have questioned the need for similar levels of regulatory oversight over funds – particularly those servicing the needs...
Post on: 28 Jul, 2016
Posted in: Feature

Principles-based guidance on corporate governance should be offered by regulators

Regulators should provide principles-based guidance on corporate governance rather than binding rules, the director of legal and compliance at BlackRock has said.

Posted on: 22 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD Countdown – A Monthly Blog by Bill Prew, INDOS Financial Limited

Bill Prew continues his monthly update of recent AIFMD developments.

Posted on: 22 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Hedge fund AuM reaches record high

Hedge fund AuM grew by $122 billion during the first quarter of 2013 - the largest increase since 2010 - and bringing industry assets to a record $2.375 trillion, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).  

Posted on: 19 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Lessons learned from Form PF could be applied to AIFMD reporting, says J.P. Morgan PB

Hedge funds can leverage their Form PF experiences when preparing for their reporting obligations as mandated under AIFMD, senior executives at J.P. Morgan prime brokerage have said.

Posted on: 19 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Brevan Howard founder is UK's richest hedge fund manager

Alan Howard, founder of the $39 billion Brevan Howard, has been ranked as Britain’s wealthiest hedge fund manager in The Sunday Times’ 2013 Rich List.

Posted on: 19 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Scalable HF strategies such as managed futures could cut fees

Scalable hedge fund strategies such as systematic traders, which have already built the infrastructure as well as long/short equity, could dramatically curb their fees, i

Posted on: 18 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Category two firms advised to get clearing agreements and accounts finalised by May 24

The global head of derivatives clearing at Citi has advised the 2,000 category two hedge funds and asset managers impacted by the June 10, 2013 clearing deadline to sign all of their clearing broker agreements and request that clearing accounts be

Posted on: 17 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Ucits absolute return funds' AuM continues to grow, according to Alix Capital study

Ucits absolute return fund assets now account for almost 30% of the capital in all European absolute return fund vehicles, according to a study by the Geneva-based Alix Capital.

Posted on: 16 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Remuneration falls at top 25 best paid hedge funds

Remuneration for the 25 highest paid hedge fund managers was at its lowest level since 2008, according to a new survey.

Posted on: 16 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Custodian-PB agreement on depositary liability likely within a month, says HSBC

Global custodians and prime brokers are likely to reach a consensus on liability provisions contained in the AIFMD within a month, or two maximum, the global head of regulatory and industry affairs at HSBC Secur

Posted on: 15 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

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