ADMINISTRATION

The key trends impacting the fiduciary management market

ESG, fee pressure and increased tendering are the three core trends driving change in the fiduciary management market, says Ciprian Balan, Investment Governance & Oversight Manager, EY

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...

Why open communication, closer relationships and deep business understanding are critical for successful outsourcing

Lorraine Dryland, Chief Information Security Officer, First Sentier Investors examines the key risks when it comes to outso...

Culture & People Management

Case study: driving operational change from home by putting people first

Emma Cullen Chief Operations Officer at Fiera Real Estate explains how lockdown accelerated organisational transformation, particularly in the realms of digitisation and ESG initiatives

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

The increased criticality of fund allocations

Kevin Mahn, President and Chief Investment Officer at Hennion & Walsh Asset Management explores the impacts of national inflation and under-allocation of international stocks on investment portfolios

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...

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 an...

How SECOR used communication and co-ordination to overcome time pressures and launch a new hedged equity fund

Andrew Bang, Client Services, at SECOR examines the challenges the firm faced launching a new product on an abbreviated timeline in...

Technology & Data

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 held in digital coin form

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.