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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 standardization lowers business costs in finance as in manufacturing – for American banks and investors as well as their international counterparts. A common set of rules for the global financial industry is just a matter of common sense, argues Thomas Murray.

Posted on: 24 Apr, 2017

Convergence data shows alternative industry growing but productivity faltering

Convergence Inc., the Connecticut-based data, analytics and surveillance platform for the alternative investment management industry, has published a summary of the insights it has derived f

Posted on: 09 May, 2016

Scalable Capital uses technology to cut the costs and manage the risks of personal investing

In April this year, Scalable Capital completed a €7 million fund raising.

Posted on: 21 Apr, 2016

Laven Partners and ComplianceAsia partner to provide global compliance services

Laven Partners, the global consultancy and compliance group to the fund management industry, and ComplianceAsia, the leading compliance provider in the Asia-Pacific region, have entered into a co-operation arrangement to provide a comprehensive co

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2015
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GAIM Ops: Emerging managers warned on challenges

Managers need Assets under Management (AuM) of between $100 million and $150 million if they are to break-even amid growing regulatory scrutiny and pressure from investors to institutionalise their businesses.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
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SCM Private unveils investment platforms promising enhanced transparency

SCM Private, the investment firm, has launched three direct- to-consumer online investment platforms - SCMDirect.com, SCM50.com and MoneyShe.com - that aim to undercut rival platforms by up to two thirds on all costs and fees, and bolster transpar

Posted on: 01 Oct, 2014
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DTCC launches client data and documentation utility

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a utility to centralise the client data and documents of financial institutions including those of fund managers.

Posted on: 31 Jul, 2014
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Fund Forum: Technology giants could enter fund management

Technology behemoths such as Apple, Google or Amazon could enter the fund management space over the next few years, according to panellists, speaking at Fund Forum in Monte Carlo.

Posted on: 23 Jun, 2014
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Asset management industry to shrink by half in next 15 years, says KPMG

Nearly half of all asset managers will not exist by 2030 as client demographics, technology and social behaviour undergo rapid transformation, according to a report by KPMG.

Posted on: 16 Jun, 2014
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Mutual recognition scheme offers asset managers long-term opportunities in China

The mutual recognition scheme between mainland China and Hong Kong will provide traditional asset managers with long-term opportunities in terms of accessing Chinese capital although it is still unclear if the liberalising measures will be extende

Posted on: 03 Jun, 2014
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