The Invesco Powershares’ European investor research report for 2017 reveals that smart beta strategies are helping investors face the challenges of the investment market.
News came this week of the launch of the first gender equality ETF from Lyxor, based on a tailor-made index from German-based index provider Solactive.
Isabelle Bourcier is Global Head of ETF and Index Solutions, BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM). She has been in indexing for many years, but with BNP Paribas since June 2016.
Linda Gibson, Director of Regulatory Change and Compliance Risk, BNY Mellon’s Pershing on teh challenge and opportunities of MiFID II…
Thirty seven per cent of organisations around the world still unsure whether they even need to comply with GDPR, says recent study
By George Ralph, RFA – A recent study by Watchguard Technologies of 1,600 organisations also found that only 10 per cent believed they were 100 per cent prepared for the regulations to pass into law. That’s 90 per cent who do not feel prepared, or are unsure if the regulations even apply to them.
Hong Kong’s first quoted asset manager, Value Partners Group with USD16.4 billion under management, has made its first strategic international move from its Asian roots and opened an office in London, under the command of country head and senior director, Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn.
The Luxembourg initiative Fundchain, established by the start-up Scorechain, has announced the return of the collaborative initiative to make blockchain applications real for the fund industry’s ecosystem.
Bordier UK’s CEO Jamie MacLeod must have a very impressive address book, having worked around wealth since he was, as he puts it, a boy.
Following the publication of the European Commission’s proposed amendment to the ESA Regulation to give more supervising authority to ESMA, EBA and EIOPA, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has expressed its surprise and concern about the new role for ESMA in the authorisation procedure of delegation arrangements.
Nordic financial services group, SEB, and Nasdaq have announced a joint project to test a developed prototype for a mutual fund trading platform based on blockchain technology.