Joined hands

Misys and FircoSoft form alliance

Misys has formed an alliance with FircoSoft, a provider of watch list filtering solutions. »


Investments

Strategic Income Allocation Fund and SIA Trust to change portfolio manager

Propel Capital Corporation, manager of the Strategic Income Allocation Fund (SIA Fund) and the SIA Trust, is terminating its portfolio management agreements with Aston Hill Management. »


Trading screens

GBST Syn~ now certified for Omgeo CTM

GBST has worked with Omgeo to develop and certify its Syn~ application with Omgeo’s Central Trade Manager (CTM). »


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Insurers need to upgrade tech platforms, says State Street

As insurers look to fuel growth, build better relationships with customers and move into new markets, significant investment in technology will be needed in order to keep pace with change, according to a report from State Street. »


Risk

RBS in Luxembourg chooses MSCI’s RiskMetrics Platform for regulatory risk reporting

RBS (Luxembourg) SA (RBSL) has chosen MSCI as its vendor for regulatory risk reporting. »


Gavel

SEC charges Bank of America with securities laws violations

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Bank of America with failing to meet federal securities laws internal controls requirements after it assumed a portfolio of structured notes and other instruments as part of its acquisition of Merrill Lynch. »


Job page

Schroders multi-asset business makes senior hires

Schroders has appointed Duncan Shand and Fred Dopfel to the newly created roles of senior advisers within the GBP55 billion/USD98 billion multi-asset business. »


China flag

More asset managers are likely to apply for RQFII licenses, says Cerulli

Institutional investors remain underweight in China assets and are looking to increase their exposure to the mainland, according to Cerulli Associates. »


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Misys launches integrated corporate banking platform

Misys has launched Misys FusionBanking Corporate FrontOffice, a unified corporate client front end, integrated with enterprise pricing and credit lifecycle management. »


Hong Kong

Two additional partners to join Akin Gump in Hong Kong

F Mark Fucci and Anne-Marie Godfrey are to join law firm Akin Gump’s Hong Kong office. »


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