Private equity must improve cyber security

Private equity managers need to up their ante on mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks following a number of high-profile cases and regulatory interest.

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2014
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Asset managers must embrace apps and new technologies

Asset managers must embrace mobile apps and other social media technology if they are to remain competitive going forward.

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2014
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Cyber-crime awareness increasing beyond CTOs amid regulatory scrutiny

Awareness of cyber-crime at fund managers is moving beyond chief technology officers (CTOs) and IT personnel with a growing number of portfolio managers and other senior executives taking a growing interest.

Posted on: 03 Sep, 2014
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IBOR could help avert a collateral squeeze

Buy-side firms have been urged to embrace the Investment Book of Record (IBOR), a single source of portfolio calculations across asset classes, if they are to avoid a potential collateral squeeze once the mandatory clearing of over-the-counter (OT

Posted on: 01 Sep, 2014
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Bloomberg facing growing scrutiny

The dominance of Bloomberg over the fund management industry and Wall Street more broadly could be coming to an end amid a host of challenges to its historic stranglehold.

Posted on: 21 Aug, 2014
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Cyber attacks becoming more effective, finds BT study

Disruptive cyber-attacks are becoming more effective at breaching security defences yet only 8% of IT managers said they had sufficient resources to handle such a crisis, according to a study by BT.

Posted on: 02 Jul, 2014
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IDX 2014: Exchanges warn financial institutions on cyber-threats

Market participants need to be better communicate with each other about how to mitigate the risks of cyber-attacks.

Posted on: 10 Jun, 2014
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Asset managers warned on legacy systems

Asset managers risk enormous operational risks because of their continuing dependence on legacy technology systems, according to Advent Software.

Posted on: 04 Jun, 2014
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Regulators to scrutinise asset managers' technology outsourcing

Asset managers must ensure they have conducted rigorous operational due diligence and have effective exit strategies in place at their IT vendors and cloud providers if they want to avoid falling foul of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Posted on: 30 Apr, 2014
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Asset managers' outsourcing arrangements with tech vendors could face FCA scrutiny

Asset managers must ensure they have effective business continuity plans (BCP) and exit strategies in place with their technology vendors in the event of that service provider defaulting if they are to avoid falling foul of the UK Financial Conduc

Posted on: 27 Mar, 2014
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