Deutsche Bank’s ESG executive slams industry’s greenwashing practices
Asset management

Deutsche Bank’s ESG executive slams industry’s greenwashing practices

3d | By Anjali Kochhar

Deutsche Bank’s ESG executive slams industry’s gre...

Kamran Khan, Deutsche Bank’s head of ESG for Asia Pacific, urged the financial services industry to step up its game and take responsibility for its u...

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In verified data we trust: positions, holdings, and trades reconciliation
Asset management

In verified data we trust: positions, holdings, and trades reconciliation

3d | ReconArt

In verified data we trust: positions, holdings, an...

The investment ecosystem is complex, with advanced technology required to help investment firms stay on top of data flows Read More...

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Net zero: Firms will be rewarded or punished accordingly, Mark Carney says
Asset management

Net zero: Firms will be rewarded or punished accordingly, Mark Carney says

3d | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Net zero: Firms will be rewarded or punished accor...

Former BoE Governor warns net-zero failings will heavily affect valuations, carbon offsets can't be used as “indulgences” Read More...

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Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on steroids’, PwC specialist warns
Asset management

Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on steroids’, PwC specialist warns

5d | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on ...

New regulatory regimes will help provide clarity on corporate climate reporting, data structures, and companies disclosures, but firms still have to g...

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SRD II: Unfinished business and what to expect next
Asset management

SRD II: Unfinished business and what to expect next

2w | Broadridge Financial Solutions

SRD II: Unfinished business and what to expect nex...

Interview with Demi Derem, general manager, international investor communication solutions at Broadridge Read More...

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Amplified digital interdependencies pressure firms to broaden their operational resilience plans
Asset management

Amplified digital interdependencies pressure firms to broaden their operational resilience plans

3w | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Amplified digital interdependencies pressure firms...

The extensive levels of disruption caused by the pandemic has encouraged organisations to look at their wider ecosystem and risks posed by contracted ...

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Decoupling from the EU: the new UK Investment Firm Prudential Regime
Asset management

Decoupling from the EU: the new UK Investment Firm Prudential Regime

4w | By Attilio Veneziano, Contributing Columnist

Decoupling from the EU: the new UK Investment Firm...

The Investment Firm Directive and Regulation (IFD and IFR), embodying the new prudential, capital and liquidity requirements regime for European inves...

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SEC regulator, ESMA at odds over money market funds’ rule tightening
Asset management

SEC regulator, ESMA at odds over money market funds’ rule tightening

1m | By Anna Brunetti

SEC regulator, ESMA at odds over money market fund...

Risks that the US and EU regulatory stance on money market funds (MMFs) might bifurcate in opposite directions are on the rise after Securities and Ex...

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IOSCO calls on asset managers and intermediaries for stronger AI and ML processes
Asset management

IOSCO calls on asset managers and intermediaries for stronger AI and ML processes

1m | By Anjali Kochhar

IOSCO calls on asset managers and intermediaries f...

Amid the increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) by asset managers and market intermediaries, the International Organi...

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Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy
Asset management

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy

1m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding...

Mid-sized businesses falling behind on ESG agendas are at risk of missing out on a new batch of funding as lenders become more selective and ESG-focus...

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Are global investors finally rising to the ESG challenge?
Asset management

Are global investors finally rising to the ESG challenge?

2m | By Beth Holmes

Are global investors finally rising to the ESG cha...

As one of the key parties called into question by the global sustainability debate, one could argue the financial services industry has, historically,...

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EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors
Asset management

EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing crypto business away, warn advisors

2m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

EU anti-money laundering proposals already pushing...

Financial sector advisors are warning that the European Commission’s plans to crack down on the crypto sector, bringing crypto exchanges and service p...

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Too Many Shades of Green: EU Quashes Industry Expectations by Ratifying Full Extra-Territorial Effects of SFDR
Asset management

Too Many Shades of Green: EU Quashes Industry Expectations by Ratifying Full Extra-Territorial Effects of SFDR

3m | By Attilio Veneziano, Contributing Columnist

Too Many Shades of Green: EU Quashes Industry Expe...

Dissipating any long-standing doubt over on the extraterritorial effects of ESG disclosures, the European Commission clarified on Tuesday that third-c...

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MMFs to come under shadow banking, CRD 4 reporting rules as EU rushes to tighten scrutiny on the sector
Asset management

MMFs to come under shadow banking, CRD 4 reporting rules as EU rushes to tighten scrutiny on the sector

3m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

MMFs to come under shadow banking, CRD 4 reporting...

Money market funds (MMFs) will be considered as shadow banking entities and fall under the relevant banking regulations at least until European lawmak...

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Mifid II fines more than quadruple in 2020 as national regulators turbo-charge enforcement
Asset management

Mifid II fines more than quadruple in 2020 as national regulators turbo-charge enforcement

3m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Mifid II fines more than quadruple in 2020 as nati...

Penalties linked to breaches of Mifid II reporting requirements more than quadrupled in 2020 as European member states fully switched to enforcement m...

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Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burden for firms, says Fitch director
Asset management

Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burden for firms, says Fitch director

3m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burde...

Upcoming EU reporting requirements on ESG will be a costly and burdensome process, particularly for SMEs, according to Fitch Ratings director of ESG r...

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Moving one more step away from the EU, the FCA opts for global standards on climate-related disclosures
Asset management

Moving one more step away from the EU, the FCA opts for global standards on climate-related disclosures

3m | By Attilio Veneziano, Contributing Columnist

Moving one more step away from the EU, the FCA opt...

From advocating a more proportional approach in the application of Mifid to smaller firms, to an ill-concealed criticism of the EU’s already infamous ...

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BlackRock MD: Fintech can plug data gaps in green finance
Asset management

BlackRock MD: Fintech can plug data gaps in green finance

3m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

BlackRock MD: Fintech can plug data gaps in green ...

Fintechs could be critical in tackling the “number one” problem in green investing by developing technologies that can better report and analyse green...

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