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Melissa Morton, Bermuda Monetary Authority

A bespoke, risk-based approach to regulatory oversight

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 13:20

Bermuda's financial regulator, the Bermuda Monetary Authority, takes a risk-based approach to regulating and supervising the entities for which it is responsible, including investment funds, investment providers, fund administrators, trust companies, insurers and banks.  »

Ross Webber, Bermuda Business Development Agency

Bermuda Fund Services 2017 - Foreword

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 13:16

By Ross Webber (pictured), Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) – Global regulatory burdens, cost pressures, fintech disruption, and political uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic are shaping up to pose significant challenges to the asset-management industry in 2017 and beyond. Britain's sortie into extended Brexit negotiations and Trump's tax-reform ambitions seem to be holding investors and companies on tenterhooks. The only thing constant, as the old axiom goes, is change. »

James Williams, Global Fund Media

Institutional framework for family offices

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 13:10

As family offices look for the best jurisdictions in which to establish trusts and wealth preservation vehicles, being able to benchmark the institutional quality of a specific jurisdiction and rely on high-quality outsourcing options, are increasingly important considerations. The following report provides an overview of how and why Bermuda is living up to these expectations.  »

Robert Bornträger, SIX Global IT

SIX leverages IBM Watson for cognitive Security Operations Centre

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 12:59

IBM Security and SIX, the operator of the infrastructure underpinning the Swiss financial sector, are planning to leverage IBM Watson for Cyber Security in a new cognitive Security Operations Centre (SOC). »

Mike Sobel, Trumid

Trumid to acquire fellow all-to-all trading platform Electronifie

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 12:44

Trumid, a financial technology company that improves trading efficiency and market intelligence in the corporate bond market, is to acquire fellow all-to-all trading platform Electronifie. »

Blue River and Eaton whitepaper looks at outsourcing in the alternative assets industry

Blue River and Eaton whitepaper looks at outsourcing in the alternative assets industry

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:29

Blue River Partners, together with Eaton Partners, have co-authored a whitepaper aimed at the alternative assets industry which examines the history and impact of the outsourcing trend on today's market, and provides answers to questions frequently asked by managers. »

Dmitry Loschinin, Luxoft

Luxoft strengthens APAC presence with derivIT acquisition

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 10:27

Luxoft is to acquire derivIT, a Singapore-based financial services-focused technology consulting provider. »

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Hedge fund allocations turn positive in February, says eVestment

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 09:26

After a long string of redemptions, eVestment has reported positive sentiment in the hedge fund industry this month, with hedge funds netting an estimated USD7.9 billion in inflows in February. »

Leslie Baccini, Quantopian

Quantopian appoints director of investor relations

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 08:53

Quantopian, the free online platform for education and creation of institutional-quality investment algorithms, has hired Leslie Baccini as director of investor relations. »

Hartmut Graf, Deutche Borse

Market data feed to provide insight into entire Xetra order book

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 10:08

Deutsche Börse will be offering a new market data feed, CEF ultra+ Xetra Order by Order. »

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