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Geoff Cook, Jersey Finance

Beneficial ownership agreement re-affirms commitment to combatting global financial crime

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 09:49

Geoff Cook (pictured), Jersey Finance CEO, comments on David Cameron’s announcement of an agreement by the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories to provide beneficial ownership information to the UK Government… »

Cyber-Security – what fund managers need to know

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 08:53

The latest in a series of white papers from SuMi TRUST covers the topical subject of cyber-security and what fund managers need to know. The thought leadership piece is based on presentations and contributions to the discussion from a webinar attended by Gerard Joyce, co-founder of CalQRisk; Kurt Baumgarten, Head of Information Security at Linedata; John Rogers, a Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton; Marshall Terry, a Managing Director, the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer of Rotation Capital Management, LP.  »

Tom Casteleyn, BNY Mellon

Anticlimactic wave 2 threatens T2S cost recovery plans

Mon, 28/03/2016 - 11:18

Tom Casteleyn (pictured), Head of Product Management for Custody, Cash and FX at BNY Mellon comments on how delays to the ECB’s T2S programme have derailed the project… »

Glyn Owen, Momentum

Stay invested

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 13:27

Although the global environment is challenging, uncertainties about growth are acute and a period of consolidation in markets is now likely, says Glyn Owen (pictured), Investment Director at Momentum GIM… »

Matt Gibbs Linedata

Published register of non-compliance could have profound impact on firms not abiding by UCITS V

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 13:20

Ahead of the deadline for full implementation of UCITS V on Friday (18 March), Matt Gibbs (pictured), product manager at Linedata, comments on the impact of the introduction of a published register of non-compliant firms… »

Canadian Dollars

Loonie – Opportunity of the year?

Fri, 04/03/2016 - 13:47

Did you know that large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of planet earth? Sadly, this random fact does not apply to the country’s currency over the past three years. If anything it feels like there’s more, not less gravity on the Loonie than any other G7 currency in the world. Yet, if you are opportunistic, Sanostro believes the Canadian dollar is one of the most attractive buying opportunities out there… »

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Investec Wealth & Investment on the potential impact of a Brexit

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 11:01

John Wyn-Evans, Head of Investment Strategy at Investment Wealth & Investment considers the potential impact of a leave vote in the UK's forthcoming EU membership referendum… »

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Why the opening up of China's bond market is welcome

Fri, 26/02/2016 - 08:53

Following the People's Bank of China's announcement yesterday that it will be removing quotas on its bond market, Schroders' Head of Asian Fixed Income, Rajeev De Mello, welcomes the opening of the bond market to long-term investors and sees it as a significant step in the further integration of the Chinese capital markets into global markets… »

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‘Brexit’: A market risk for months to come

Thu, 18/02/2016 - 13:28

The British referendum on whether to remain a member of the European Union (EU) is likely to weigh on UK markets for months to come, says Mike Amey, MD and portfolio manager at PIMCO… »

Emmanuel Tahar, Third Bridge

Mifid II delay is unfortunate

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:32

Emmanuel Tahar (pictured), CEO of primary research partner Third Bridge, comments on the European Commission delaying the Mifid II deadline… »

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