Hammer

July 2018: Regulatory Update

On July 5, 2016, the European Commission released a fifth revision of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“5th AML Directive” or “5AMLD”). The latest revision adds weight to the Commission’s ongoing battle to strengthen protocols in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.

ESG

Dissecting ESG: Ethics and Profitability

  There are a wide spectrum of ethically focused investment strategies around, various ways of referring to them and a lot of acronyms… Divesting, ESG, Negative Screening, Shareholder Activism, Shareholder Engagement, Positive Investing, Impact Investing, SRI, Ethical Investing, Faith based Investing, Norms-based Investing, Values-based Investing, Thematic investing, Philanthropic investing…the list goes on. Environmental, Social and…

Hammer

June 2018: REGULATORY UPDATE

GDPR – Legal Footprint of Data Protection Laws GDPR has been one of the most widely talked about regulations in recent times. Contested and examined for hours amongst business owners, lawyers and consumers alike. Interpretations have differed widely but what is now undisputable, is the legal requirement to comply. As of May 25, GDPR became a…

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GDPR

GDPR. The regulation making waves across all industries is going to have a particular impact on the asset management space. Fund managers and service providers alike must fully understand what is required from them with regards to data management. Download our GDPR Fundamentals Brochure for a guide to GDPR in the asset management space.

Apex Regulatory Update

FEBRUARY 2018: REGULATORY UPDATE

Apex’s Regulatory Update covers global standards and directives affecting fund managers across all jurisdictions – read the latest on regulation and compliance in your geography. This update includes updates on regional GDPR activity and MiFID II requirements/changes.

Big Data

LET’S TALK ABOUT BIG DATA

The consumption of data has never before been greater, in the next hour alone we will generate 8.5 billion emails, over 43 thousand new websites, and 144 million Google searches. What does this mean to the asset management industry?