Opalesque Industry Update - A new study conducted by EDHEC-Risk Institute as part of the “Risk and Regulation in the European Fund Management Industry” research chair in partnership with CACEIS, entitled “The European Fund Management Industry Needs a Better Grasp of Non-Financial Risks,” looks at how non-financial risks and failures have impacted the regulatory agenda in Europe and traces the management of liquidity, counterparty, compliance, misinformation, and other non-financial risks in the fund industry. |
By identifying the distribution of risks and responsibilities in the industry, the authors, Noël Amenc, Director, EDHEC-Risk Institute, and Samuel Sender, Applied Research Manager, EDHEC-Risk Institute, examine how convergence between country regulations could be achieved. They also assess how fund unit-holders can best be protected with appropriate regulations, improved risk management practices, and greater transparency.
The study includes a series of observations and recommendations:
A copy of the study can be downloaded via the following link:
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EDHEC-Risk Institute is part of EDHEC Business School, one of Europe’s leading business schools and a member of the select group of academic institutions worldwide to have earned the triple crown of international accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, Association of MBAs). Established in 2001, EDHEC-Risk Institute has become the premier European centre for financial research and its applications to the industry. In partnership with large financial institutions, its team of 56 permanent professors, engineers and support staff implements six research programmes and eleven research chairs focusing on asset allocation and risk management in the traditional and alternative investment universes. The results of the research programmes and chairs are disseminated through the three EDHEC-Risk Institute locations in London, Nice and Singapore.
EDHEC-Risk Institute validates the academic quality of its output through publications in leading scholarly journals, implements a multifaceted communications policy to inform investors and asset managers on state-of-the-art concepts and techniques, and forms business partnerships to launch innovative products. Its executive education arm helps professionals to upgrade their skills with advanced risk and investment management seminars and degree courses, including the EDHEC-Risk Institute PhD in Finance.
CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole dedicated to institutional and corporate clients. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a comprehensive range of high quality activities covering depositary/custody, fund administration, cross-border distribution support, middle office solutions and issuer services. All these activities combine powerful IT systems, an innovative product range and dedicated reporting offer, and expert staff to assist our clients in achieving their international business development goals. With assets under custody of €2.4 trillion and assets under administration of €1.2 trillion, CACEIS is one of the world market leaders in asset servicing and the largest depositary bank and the premier fund administrator in Europe.
CACEIS benefits from a solid AA- financial strength rating from Standard & Poor’s.