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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

AIFMD limited liquidity requirements need to be clarified

AIFMD provisions on “limited liquidity” need to be properly defined and clarified, lawyers from Akin Gump have said.

Posted on: 15 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Residency requirements for directors on Cayman-domiciled funds must be rejected

Calls for directors of Cayman-domiciled funds to have residency on the island should be rejected by CIMA as it will lead to further overcapacity at professional services firms, it has been warned.

Posted on: 13 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Operational Risk

Towers Watson's clients increase alternatives exposure

Towers Watson’s clients allocated 70% more assets to hedge funds and private market strategies in 2012 than in 2010, with $12 billion of capital flowing into the space last year.

Posted on: 13 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Investors

FSA could ease ESMA remuneration proportionality requirements for mid-smaller sized managers

ESMA appears to have ignored a fair chunk of industry comment in its final draft of its hedge fund remuneration provisions although one lawyer is confident the FSA will interpret the “proportionality” requirements so as to exempt medium and smalle

Posted on: 13 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Failure to spot fraud or red flags in Form PF could lead to litigation against institutional investors

Complete disclosure of Form PF could theoretically lead to litigation against investors if they fail to spot a red flag or fraud at an underlying hedge fund.

Posted on: 12 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Operational Risk

E&Y survey highlights regulatory compliance challenges

Just 10% of European compliance personnel at asset managers have said they are likely to cope with incoming regulation, according to a survey by Ernst & Young (E&Y).

Posted on: 11 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Family offices and HNWIs slowly trickling back into hedge funds

High net worth individuals (HNWIs) and family offices are slowly creeping back into hedge funds although inflows are unlikely to return to pre-crisis levels.

Posted on: 11 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Pension plans increasingly opting for smaller managers, J.P. Morgan cap intro head says

An increasing number of pension funds are starting to seed or put early-stage capital into emerging managers, the global head of J.P. Morgan’s capital introductions group has said.

Posted on: 11 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Shadow fund administration to become more prolific post-Bridgewater deal, says Northern Trust

Shadow fund administration is likely to become more frequent in light of the recent Bridgewater deal, the CEO of Northern Trust’s Hedge Fund Services business has said.

Posted on: 07 Feb, 2013

Individually segregated accounts at CCPs being sought by some hedge funds, says CME Group

Some hedge funds are asking for individually segregated accounts at CCPs while there is nothing to stop managers pooling together their resources into a cooperative to become clearing members, CME Group has said.

Posted on: 06 Feb, 2013
Posted in: Operational Risk

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