13th Annual European Single Manager Awards
The crisis did not start in Asia, but Asian countries have been among the first to implement the resulting capital and liquidity regime – while the US and Europe have yet to move. The result is an unlevel playing field, says Elbert Pattijn, chief risk...
Early adopters of over-the-counter derivatives clearing tended to be the big beasts of the buy-side universe, but smaller firms – such as France’s OFI Asset Management – are coming on board as well. By Tom Osborn
Pension funds tend not to have a lot of cash lying around, making it difficult for them to meet clearing house margin calls. Specialist asset manager Insight Investment is pressing for a solution. By Tom Osborn
PrinceRidge Group distributes structured products to a client base that includes leading broker-dealers across the US. Yakob Peterseil talks to managing director Joe Castelluccio about what he has learned in 35 years on Wall Street
A partnership with Barclays and a move to buy the Cofunds electronic platform is helping to put Legal & General on the UK map for structured products. L&G's James Harrington talks to Vita Millers about the challenges of distributing products in the current...
The CFTC has a lot on its plate, including Sef rules, dealing with the extraterritorial impact of its regulations, and working out how best to manage the huge amount of data coming its way
As the proportion of power generated from renewables goes up, the business model of traditional utilities is increasingly under threat, says Torsten Amelung, Statkraft’s senior vice-president of trading, origination and business development. He speaks...
There is only one way to avoid a banking crisis, according to the co-director of a new London School of Economics research centre - and that's not to have a banking system. By Laurie Carver
Catley Lakeman acts as a go-between for banks and asset management companies looking to buy their structured products. Vita Millers talks to founding partner Russell Catley
AdvisorShares may be small, but it has an outsize footprint in the tiny yet growing active exchange-traded funds market. Yakob Peterseil talks to Noah Hamman, founder and chief executive, about bringing active management to ETFs
While many investment banks are having a tough time in commodity markets, Swedish bank SEB is going against the grain by increasing its appetite for risk. Torbjörn Iwarson, the bank’s head of commodities, talks to Jay Maroo
With the end of the agency's marathon Dodd-Frank Act rulemaking in sight, CFTC commissioner Scott O'Malia wants to go back and fix what he sees as mistakes. By Peter Madigan
The Institute for Wealth Management uses structured products to give clients peace of mind while allowing them to pursue healthy returns. Yakob Peterseil speaks with Matt Medeiros, founder and CEO, about his investment philosophy
Reyker to the rescue
Bill Perkins, founder of Skylar Capital Management, sees opportunities in US natural gas markets, even as depressed prices and low volatility prompt other traders to pull back. Alexander Osipovich reports
Fighting the Fed
The Financial Services Authority has a Bank of England veteran heading its risk division as it is subsumed by the central bank. Jo Paisley tells Laurie Carver how the two disparate cultures can be reconciled – particularly when it comes to data