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Knadel's articles and views on developments within the investment management industry.

House Views

Commercial Opportunities in MiFID II: A glib sign-off, or unexplored value for wealth firms?

12 June 2017

Commentary on MiFID II generally focuses on the legislation itself, rather than the specific impacts to firms and solutions to address them. Some authors, this one included, have commented on the ability of firms to benefit from a successful and thoughtful implementation approach. In the real world however, are such opportunities unicorns, or are they actually achievable? In this House View, we have tried to identify three, material examples to move MiFID II from a burdensome compliance cost to an investment in your business.

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Should Traditional Asset Managers Look at Hedge Fund Systems for Use as an Investment Book of Records?

21 March 2017

For the past twenty years, there have been two very distinct markets for asset management systems: those designed to support traditional asset managers and those for hedge fund managers.

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GDPR - Getting Ready

17 February 2017

On 25th May 2018 the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in the UK and Asset and Wealth Managers should be taking steps now to ensure they're ready.

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Articles

Download Digital - "What is Digital and is it the end of the tradtional role of the transfer agent?"

Digital - "What is Digital and is it the end of the tradtional role of the transfer agent?"

14 July 2016

Over the past year the term 'Digital' has invaded Asset Management terminology without a clear definition of what it is and what it means. Within this comprehensive article Knadel's Jonathan Hammond considers the many facets of a possible digital strategy for the Asset Management industry.

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Alternative Investments - The back-office technology challenges

21 August 2015

An in-depth article by Knadel's Paul Bratch "Alternative Investments - The back-office tecnology challenges" has recently appeared in 'Journal', SimCorp's flagship digital publication.

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Pension Reforms: An Industry Wide Perspective

28 May 2015

Further to Knadel’s successful breakfast briefing on pension reforms, Mark Forman reviews the event and considers the key insights. Over 60 delegates from the asset management community attended the event on May 14th, which was very well received with excellent feedback.

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