Financial Markets Regulatory Outlook 2022
New strategies for a changing world
The 2022 edition of the Financial Markets Regulatory Outlook identifies ten cross-sector themes of strategic significance, and takes an in-depth look at three related spotlight topics - credit risk, regulatory divergence and the future of regulation.
Asset servicers survey
Navigating through the storm
The latest edition of the survey, focusing on asset servicers, welcomed the participation of 10 global players located in Europe and the US, with 5 main results emerging that profoundly affected the entire asset management value chain.
Irish 2021 Outlook for Investment Management
A drive towards digital
Even if we remove COVID-19 from the equation, the investment management market was always ripe for change. In many cases, the crisis triggered by the pandemic accelerated trends that were already emerging.
Are Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) the money of tomorrow?
Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have undeniably stepped into the limelight and we believe they are here to stay. While the theoretical concept of CBDCs already emerged several years ago, an increasing number of countries and central banks are now assessing CBDCs in view of putting them into practice.
Why Sustainability is important in the Asset Management Industry
In 2019 climate change and sustainability became two of the most important boardroom opportunities and challenges facing businesses. As business leaders contemplate their response, this paper focuses on why sustainability should be a key focus for the asset management industry.
Advancing environmental, social, and governance investing
A holistic approach for investment management firms
With the growing focus on social responsibility globally, many investment management companies are including environmental, social, and governance aspects in their decision-making, aided by emerging technologies such as AI and advanced analytics.
Driving innovation in investment management
Learning from—and partnering with—invest-techs
Invest-techs are driving innovation and challenging incumbents in the investment management industry. Understand the funding trends shaping the global invest-tech landscape and how incumbents can partner with invest-techs as an integral part of their innovation strategies.
Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”)
The European Regulatory Journey
The implementation of ESG regulation will become a key factor for the competitiveness of financial firms. How can asset management firms and investment funds ensure that they are keeping up with evolving ESG Regulation?
Integrating to add value in asset management M&A
More perfect unions resulting from industry M&A
Thoughtful integration can become a primary catalyst for improving enterprise value. This paper explores areas of effective integration opportunities, based on three primary conclusions, to help asset management firms unlock value through selective integration.