November 2010

spotlightsWith increased industry demands for transparency, TCA has been promoted from bit part to star player, says Richard Hooke, of Fidessa

Patrick_ColleWith its former chief executive ousted, its global structure reorganised, and two middle-office contracts potentially lost, Nick Fitzpatrick asks what’s going on at BNP Paribas Securities Services

Paul_EverittThe best administrators are becoming more agile and pragmatic when it comes to meeting the needs of fund stakeholders, says Paul Everitt

removal_menThe memory of failed lift-outs have been banished to the past and outsourcing is now making inroads into the front and middle offices, discovers Nicholas Pratt

smached_paneAs MiFID nears its third anniversary, Nicholas Pratt examines whether the fragmentation of the securities market has been consistent and led to true competition, or if it has just created more problems to be solved

tulip_fieldMulti-managers tell Lisa Kindle how they are adapting to changing investor needs, which include tighter risk management and more diversification into alternatives

handshake_globeThe flight to Europe from unregulated fund centres like the Cayman Islands may have been overstated, says Angele Spiteri Paris

roundtable_410Ruppert, Helderlé, Du Toit, Servant, Parker, Corley and De Franssu: seven industry-leading chief executives and senior managers met with Funds Europe in October 2010 to share thoughts...

roundtable_410In this second extract from FE's CEO roundtable discussion, panellists focus on risks that asset management CEOs must have uppermost in their minds

 

 

roundtable_410CEO Roundtable Part 3: our industry leaders look at helping to develop savings and pensions policy in Europe, and the potential for business growth.

 

 

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Executive Interviews

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Roundtables

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Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

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Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.