ADMINISTRATION

Are existing ESG regulations fit for purpose?

Nicholas Wheeler, Chairman of Trustees, Volvo Group UK Pension Schemes, explores whether ESG rules do an acceptable job of protecting pension members and sponsors interests

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

Case study – how Momentum Investments is thinking about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Jeanette Marais CEO of Momentum Investments and Deputy CEO of Momentum Metropolitan shares how the firm is promoting culture and tackling diversity

The big question: How can fund operators use technology to manage the risks of hybrid working?

Two chief operating officers and one innovation expert give their views on how technology can help m...

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...


Strategy

Economic outlook: How investors should be thinking about inflation

Gilles Moëc, AXA Group Chief economist explores how investors can turn inflation into an opportunity rather than a risk

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...

Chef economist insight: 11 investment risks keeping fund operators up at night

Chris Iggo, CIO Core Investments, AXA Investment Managers explores some of the key issues that fund operators are grappling with including ESG, transi...

Technology & Data

The big question: How can fund operators use technology to manage the risks of hybrid working?

Two chief operating officers and one innovation expert give their views on how technology can help maintain efficient workflows in a hybrid working environment

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.