A collateral shortage is unlikely to materialise although firms could struggle to obtain collateral, according to a study by the London School of Economics (LSE), in conjunction with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).
Cyber-security and the impact of new regulations present the biggest challenges for capital markets in 2014, although the likelihood of a systemic risk event occurring has reduced markedly, according to a
The marketing materials of managed account platforms will likely be subject to greater scrutiny amid concerns that some providers are inflating their Assets under Management (AuM) on their pools, it has been said.
Hedge fund managers launching regulated products, such as ’40 Act funds, have been advised to tread carefully when using traditional turnkey platforms that offer outsourced back office and legal services.
Hedge funds have been encouraged to automate their trading processes to mitigate the number of trade fails or mismatches during the settlement process, particularly once the EU’s Central Securities Depositary Regulation (CSDR) comes into effect on
Institutional managed accounts platforms such as those backed by investment banks or large-scale asset managers are likely to see a surge in interest from allocators at the expense of boutique providers following the on-going events at AlphaMetrix