ADMINISTRATION

How to build universally accepted ESG standards and benchmarks

Karen Wawrzaszek, Chair, Investment Committee, Meyer Foundation and, Regional President, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, explores how the industry is making strides towards ESG standards.

Why outsourcing is growing in popularity among fund operators

Fund Operator, in association with AxiomXL spoke to 20 COOs and senior ops professionals at global asset management firms to find out how attit...

How institutional investors should be thinking about cryptocurrencies

Muammer Cakir, an Independent Senior Treasurer, explores why cybersecurity is the core risk to treasurers and cash managers if more currency is...

How Aberdeen Standard Investments is tackling ESG data challenges

Martin Kwiatkowski, Investment Operations Director at Aberdeen Standard Investments, explains the benefits of global data standards and how the...

Culture & People Management

How fund managers can overcome cultural challenges

Jeanette Marais CEO of Momentum Investments and Deputy CEO of Momentum Metropolitan explores some of the greatest people management challenges facing the asset management industry today and the steps fund operators can take to overcome them

Four critical steps to achieving cyber security

Steve Forbes, Head of Product Management (Cyber) at Nominet, the UK registry for domain names, sets out the four steps that f...

How to manage the constantly evolving threat of cybercrime

Maria Long, Content and Research Director at the SBAI, explains the three main types of cybercrime faced by fund operators an...

Why communication and collaboration are critical for building cultural resilience

Marcel Prins, Chief Operating Officer at APG Asset Management explores the cultural impacts of the c...

Case study: How Glenmede is dealing with data in 2021

Mike Beck, Vice President at Glenmede, talks data challenges, the importance of automation and why the firm is building up IT...


Strategy

How index providers are thinking about ESG

We are heading in the direction where there is going to be an ESG variant for every traditional index, says Reid Steadman, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG, S&P Dow Jones Indices

Why fund operators should consider boosting allocations to international stocks

Kevin Mahn, President and Chief Investment Officer at Hennion & Walsh Asset Management explores how inflation is impacting fund operators and how thin...

How Invesco is using strategic scenario planning to de-risk the future

Nicolas Steiner, Director, Strategy and Innovation at Invesco, explores the steps the company is taking to address disruption on the horizon including...

How fund managers can overcome cultural challenges

Jeanette Marais CEO of Momentum Investments and Deputy CEO of Momentum Metropolitan explores some of the greatest people management challenges facing the asset management industry today and the steps fund operators can take to overcome the...

How to integrate ESG considerations into private markets

Matt Simms, Trustee Director and Chair of the Investment Implementation Committee, Hermes Group Pension, shares how he evaluates ESG managers and phil...

Technology & Data

How Invesco is using strategic scenario planning to de-risk the future

Nicolas Steiner, Director, Strategy and Innovation at Invesco, explores the steps the company is taking to address disruption on the horizon including cryptocurrency and the rise of Web 3.0.

Q&A with Rob Wheatley, CTO of reconciliation specialists in Watson Wheatley

Rob Wheatley, CTO of reconciliation specialists in Watson Wheatley answers the most common questions related to building EMIR reconciliations and the opportunities that t...

Investor view: How asset owners are thinking about ESG monitoring

Catherine Chen, Responsible Investment Manager at Royal London, explores the key challenges when it comes to evaluating and monitoring ESG managers and how the insurer is...

A guide to complying with the FCA’s key CASS requirements

Our short paper explores the key CASS requirements as outlined in the FCA’s Handbook and provides an overview of how we can help you comply with the regulations.