European buy side still lags in risk management

The Edhec European Asset Management Practices Survey, carried out last summer and published late last month by French business school Edhec, aims to provides an insight into the key areas of risk management, IT and strategy and investment processes at 60 European asset managers.

Even though the levels of sophistication typical of buy-side firms’ risk management technology and processes is vastly inferior to that of the sell side, there is an urgency - driven by and large by the regulators - t

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