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Risk allocations and liability profiles in technology contracts and outsourcings for asset managers

United Kingdom - May 27 2015 Part one of this briefing series looked at the use of technology and outsourcing as a business strategy for asset managers to address questions of…

Michael Newell, James Russell, Richard Sheen

Asset management - strategic use of technology and outsourcing to address cost pressures and enhance market position

United Kingdom - February 23 2015 Recent regulatory burdens on asset management businesses have resulted in additional cost pressures. Pricing transparency has resulted in an…

Michael Newell, James Russell, Richard Sheen

Non-bank lending: focus on the UK market

United Kingdom - February 18 2015 Globally, there is increasing activity in the non-bank lending market (particularly in the form of private placements). The market for non-bank…

Christopher Brown, Bob Haken, Matthew Hodkin, Duncan Hubbard, Tak Matsuda

10 things you should know about the latest ESMA MiFID II / MiFIR papers

European Union - January 20 2015 The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (recast) (MiFID II) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) were published in the…

Jonathan Herbst, Simon Lovegrove, Hannah Meakin, Tara Mokijewski, Peter Snowdon

The new accountability regime

United Kingdom - December 8 2014 In the UK the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) gives the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority…

Jonathan Herbst, Simon Lovegrove, Hannah Meakin, Peter Snowdon