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02 Jun 2021
Flashnews: Where to find the data to calculate penalties? (CSDR - SDR 2022)
ESMA has just published a new version of its CSDR Q&A (May 28, 2021), specifying the register and databases CSDs should...
Regulatory
ESMA has just published a new version of its CSDR Q&A (May 28, 2021), specifying the register and databases CSDs should use to apply the penalties:
Flashnews: Where to find the data to calculate penalties? (CSDR - SDR 2022)
01 Jun 2021
Investment managers remain cautious regarding cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
Elon Musk, the high media profile boss of SpaceX and Tesla, announced in early February that he had invested over a...
Technology
Elon Musk, the high media profile boss of SpaceX and Tesla, announced in early February that he had invested over a billion dollars in Bitcoin. Other American companies and pension funds have also indicated that they are investing in cryptocurrencies. What are European investment managers doing in this respect?
Investment managers remain cautious regarding cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
25 May 2021
Digital transformation in a changing world
With the health crisis that has affected the world for over a year, companies and banks in particular have had to be...
Technology
With the health crisis that has affected the world for over a year, companies and banks in particular have had to be agile. The digital transformation has accelerated in order to maintain resilience and business continuity for customers, who have also had to adapt.
Digital transformation in a changing world
12 May 2021
The upsurge in the unlisted sector requires the digitalisation of processes
Investments in private equity, private debt, infrastructures or real estate are a response to investors’ search for...
ESG/CSR
Investments in private equity, private debt, infrastructures or real estate are a response to investors’ search for performance, as well as meaning. These increasingly sought-after real assets are facing unprecedented momentum and volumes.
The upsurge in the unlisted sector requires the digitalisation of processes
22 Apr 2021
The role of alternatives in a changing world
2020 was a year like no other. While it was characterised by the tragic humanitarian impact of the pandemic, it was also...
ESG/CSR
2020 was a year like no other. While it was characterised by the tragic humanitarian impact of the pandemic, it was also a year where investors started to truly see that the way we allocate our capital plays an increasingly important role in tackling the social, environmental and humanitarian issues of our time, even in private markets.
The role of alternatives in a changing world
08 Apr 2021
Modest dividend expectations even as stocks trade near highs
All examples in this report are hypothetical interpretations of situations and are used for explanation purposes only....
Market Perspectives
All examples in this report are hypothetical interpretations of situations and are used for explanation purposes only. The views in this report reflect solely those of the authors and not necessarily those of CME Group or its affiliated institutions. This report and the information herein should not be considered investment advice or the results of actual...
Modest dividend expectations even as stocks trade near highs
01 Apr 2021
Own the transition
As chief executive of HSBC Asset Management, I am often questioned about our sustainability strategy. It is hard to...
ESG/CSR
As chief executive of HSBC Asset Management, I am often questioned about our sustainability strategy. It is hard to answer because people mean different things when they ask. Maybe they want to know what we are doing ourselves as a business, in which case I say we co-founded the One Planet Asset Manager Initiative, were early signatories of the Principles of...
Own the transition
30 Mar 2021
Luxembourg’s fund industry is ripe for growth
Sustainable finance, innovation and Brexit present a number of opportunities for Luxembourg’s fund industry. According...
Market Perspectives
Sustainable finance, innovation and Brexit present a number of opportunities for Luxembourg’s fund industry. According to Mathieu Maurier, Country Head of Societe Generale Securities Services in Luxembourg, we can seize these opportunities by taking a collaborative approach and being receptive to change.
Luxembourg’s fund industry is ripe for growth
25 Mar 2021
The just transition - ensuring the success of the environmental transition
2021 will be a pivotal year to accelerate global efforts to curb climate change. Although global CO2 emissions dropped...
ESG/CSR
2021 will be a pivotal year to accelerate global efforts to curb climate change. Although global CO2 emissions dropped by 7% in 2020 due to the effects of Covid-19 lockdowns around the world, stronger action will be needed at the upcoming COP26 to keep temperature increases well below 2°C and towards 1.5°C.
The just transition - ensuring the success of the environmental transition
22 Mar 2021
Covid-19 – The Great Accelerator
This time last year we were only just beginning to understand the true scale of the global pandemic and I think that few...
Market Perspectives
This time last year we were only just beginning to understand the true scale of the global pandemic and I think that few of us would have expected to still be living in some form of lockdown a year later. Undoubtedly many of us have experienced some difficult personal situations but, for the investment industry, the period has been surprisingly benign.
Covid-19 – The Great Accelerator
10 Mar 2021
ESG practices aren’t perfect – but investors can’t afford to wait
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a unique moment for reflection. Governments around the world have articulated a...
ESG/CSR
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a unique moment for reflection. Governments around the world have articulated a vision to “build back better” and pursue a “green recovery”, while investors increasingly recognise the importance of non-financial sustainability issues to long-term value. Notably, the financial sector has coalesced around environmental, social...
ESG practices aren’t perfect – but investors can’t afford to wait
02 Mar 2021
Property investment mutual funds (OPCIs): how they work, and their strengths and outlook on the Moroccan market
Morocco officially launched its property investment mutual funds (OPCIs) on 11 June 2019 at a conference organised by...
Market Perspectives
Morocco officially launched its property investment mutual funds (OPCIs) on 11 June 2019 at a conference organised by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Property investment mutual funds (OPCIs): how they work, and their strengths and outlook on the Moroccan market
24 Feb 2021
Flashnews: Cleared derivatives: The new regulation finally published!
On 17 February 2021, Delegated Regulation 2021/237 was published in the Union Official Journal. Entered into force the...
Regulatory
On 17 February 2021, Delegated Regulation 2021/237 was published in the Union Official Journal. Entered into force the day after its publication, this text amends the three delegated regulations on the clearing obligation (products concerned, date of entry into force...), namely 2015/2205 and 2016/1178 for interest rate derivatives and 2016/592 for credit...
Flashnews: Cleared derivatives: The new regulation finally published!
24 Feb 2021
Green finance: Two regulations for financial market players
Discover the two new green finance regulations governing sustainability-related information and their legal & technical...
Regulatory
Discover the two new green finance regulations governing sustainability-related information and their legal & technical framework in the financial services sector: SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation) and Taxonomy.
Green finance: Two regulations for financial market players
23 Feb 2021
Should the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive be reviewed?
The current situation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is marked by the public consultation...
Regulatory
The current situation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is marked by the public consultation launched by the European Commission with players in the world of alternative investment funds (AIFs), which closed on 29 January 2021.
Should the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive be reviewed?
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