Facing the prospect of scrutiny from new potential investors is daunting.  Performance has been good, the pitch book has been stressed over ad nauseum and then you realise that everyone is “short” business cards.

Posted on: 17 Nov, 2015

The growth of non-bank lending continues to proliferate. It has been given a boost in the aftermath of the financial crisis when many banks, stung by poorly performing loans, scaled back lending to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). 

Posted on: 09 Nov, 2015
Posted in: Feature, Regulation

The time to choose a CCP for Europe is now. The transition to mandatory clearing of OTC derivatives in Europe begins in the spring of 2016. With limited transparency into the differences between the operating models of the various CCPs, it is...

Posted on: 06 Nov, 2015
Posted in: Feature, Video Features

Fund managers subjected to the multiple regulatory reporting requirements in the US and EU must ensure they adopt a holistic approach towards collating and collecting all of the necessary data points.

Posted on: 05 Nov, 2015
Posted in: Feature

Treasury operations within hedge funds have traditionally been the ‘poor relation’ to other functions, however, this is changing.

Posted on: 05 Nov, 2015

COOConnect spoke to industry leaders about corporate actions.

Posted on: 28 Oct, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Out of all the European regulations to affect strategy, MiFID II is expected to be the biggest priority for investment managers, with MiFID II investment research rules being highlighted as a key strategic challenge in a survey conducted by...

Posted on: 26 Oct, 2015

They make up one chapter out of 12 in a set of recently revised rules published by just one regulator. Yet it would not be hyperbolic to describe the new client money rules set out in the Client Asset Sourcebook (CASS) of the United Kingdom...

Posted on: 21 Oct, 2015
Posted in: Feature, Legal, Regulation
It was ironic that the first Transparency Symposium organized by the Transparency Task Force, an organization dedicated to driving up the levels of transparency in financial services,should take place in London on the same day as it emerged that...
Posted on: 08 Oct, 2015
Posted in: Feature

The depositary aspect of the AIFMD was a source of concern before and during implementation. But now the new regime has just finished celebrating its first birthday, Ian Kelly, CEO Augentius, sat down with some of the company’s depositary...

Posted on: 05 Oct, 2015
Posted in: Feature


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