asset managers

Join Thomas Murray in our inaugural event "Post-Trade Roundtable on Regulation in 2016: What does this mean for Funds?"

The event provides Funds from around the UK an opportunity to come together and share their approaches to monitoring their post-trade exposures in a changing regulatory environment.

Date: 01 March 2016

Insurers and even pension funds could potentially face scrutiny from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over their outsourcing arrangements in a manner not too dissimilar from the thematic review undertaken against asset managers.

Insurers – and to a lesser extent – pension funds outsource significant chunks of their operations to external providers. In 2013, the FCA warned insurers that some were falling short in how they monitored organisations where they had delegated authority for underwriting or claims handling to.

Investment managers group insists firms are complying with rules on corporate access despite reports

The growing clout of asset managers could present risks to market stability, according to a report by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS).

Nearly half of all asset managers will not exist by 2030 as client demographics, technology and social behaviour undergo rapid transformation, according to a report by KPMG.