Administration

Administrative functions underpin the success of fund groups operations, with a requirement to constantly review, monitor and adjust to market and internal demands. Here we provide the latest views from leading operators in administrative roles on asset servicing, technology, data, compliance, and strategy.

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 & Ov...

How the pandemic has impacted fiduciary managers' ability to manage volatility

Dr Gerard Moerman, head of fiduciary services & investment solutions at Aegon Asset Management in Amsterdam discusses how the insurer has managed s...

How to manage conflicts of interest in parallel funds

Maria Long, Content and Research Director at the SBAI, explores  the operational challenges to managing conflicts and how they can be overcome

How regulation is impacting outsourcing arrangements

Carolyn Saunders, Head of Pensions & Long-Term Savings at Pinsent Masons explores how the CMA investigation and MiFID II European Union regulations are leading to re...

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 fir...

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...

COO view: getting to grips with tokenization

Marty Burns, Chief Industry Operations Officer at the Investment Company Institute explains how tokenization opens the door to otherwise inaccessible asset classes

Why fund operators must prepare for increased regulation of liquidity risk management

Alastair Sewell, Senior Director and regional head of Fitch Ratings' Fund and Asset Manager Group for EMEA and APAC, ...

Case study: How Origin Asset Management manages outsourcing risks amid cost pressures

Nishil Patel, Chief Operating Officer at Origin Asset Management discusses how to decide which risks to outsource, th...
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