Multi-firm review findings published this week by the FCA has found that, post-MiFID II, most asset managers have chosen to pay for research from their own revenues, instead of using their clients’ funds. Firms have also improved their accountability and scrutiny of both research and execution costs, including where firms have chosen to charge research costs to clients. This has resulted in investors in UK-managed equity portfolios saving around £70 million in the first six months of 2018 across a sample of firms. The review also indicated that research budgets have fallen by 20-30%.
A-Team Insight Briefs
Date: 7 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Asset managers, hedge funds, insurance firms, and other buy-side firms globally are becoming more active in their approach to market surveillance, as regulatory pressure to up their game mounts. Buy-side firms are now building out their surveillance infrastructure as they seek to...
By James Wooster, COO, Glue42. Spending IT budget on compliance solutions is never satisfying. While the impact of fines is easy to measure, the uncertainty of the risk means that other business cases always look more attractive. The scope of MiFID II and CAT compliance has placed additional burdens on financial institutions as both require...
The FRTB Briefing Virtual will examine key focus areas and priorities for banks in 2020 and offer guidance, advice and expertise for tackling the challenges and pain points around implementing the FRTB regulation.
Welcome to our latest handbook on data lineage, a critical concern for data managers working to achieve regulatory compliance, deliver operational gains, and provide meaningful value to the business. The handbook covers the complete scope of data lineage, with a view to helping you win management buy-in and budget, decide whether to build or buy...