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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

Prime brokerage will survive despite falling profit margins, bank exec tells Markit conference

Prime brokerage will survive, and will continue to evolve despite ever declining profit margins, a senior executive at a bulge bracket prime broker has told the Markit Securities Financing Forum in London.

Posted on: 13 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Collateral shortage fears exaggerated, bank exec tells Markit conference

Fears of collateral shortages once mandatory OTC derivatives clearing comes into effect have been overstated, according to a senior bank executive, speaking at the Markit Securities Finance Forum in London.

Posted on: 12 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Hedge funds lagging on AIFMD reporting provisions, warns AIMA

Hedge funds appear to be lagging behind with their preparations for AIFMD reporting requirements, while regulators have been urged to issue technical guidance for managers impacted by the reporting rules, AIMA has said.

Posted on: 11 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Institutional investors predict further hedge fund growth, according to Credit Suisse survey

Institutional investors predict global hedge fund AuM will grow 10% in 2013 to $2.42 trillion, an all-time record, while long/short equity was identified as the most sought after strategy, according to Credit Suisse’s hedge fund investor survey.

Posted on: 08 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Non-US managers chasing ERISA money warned on compliance obligations

A growing number of non-US hedge fund managers are pursuing ERISA money although they have been warned to ensure compliance with the vast array of rules that comes with running sizeable chunks of ERISA capital.

Posted on: 07 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Credit Suisse PB head to leave

Philip Vasan, head of prime brokerage at Credit Suisse, will leave to run the Swiss bank’s private banking division for the Americas, according to reports.

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2013
Posted in: People Moves

Shadow fund administration debate-post Bridgewater is "passing phase"

Institutional investors are discussing shadow fund administration more with their hedge funds in light of the Bridgewater Associates-BNY Mellon-Northern Trust deal, although it is likely to be a passing phase, the co-CEO at Wells Fargo Global Fund

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2013

Consultants lagging behind on Ucits allocations

Investment consultants are behind the curve on Ucits according to 38% of investors polled by Alix Capital, a Geneva-based investment company.

Posted on: 05 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Principal Global Investors takes majority stake in Liongate Capital Management

Principal Global Investors, the investment arm at Principal Financial Group, has acquired a 55% stake in Liongate Capital Management, the $2.1 billion fund of funds.

Posted on: 04 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Funds of funds make gains although too early to tell if asset class can fully recover

Funds of funds’ returns have been strong over the last year although it is still too early to tell whether or not this represents a turnaround of fortunes for the asset class.

Posted on: 04 Mar, 2013
Posted in: Investors

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