Including: GLOBAL - AIMA unveils Hedge Fund Matrix; UK - Royal London appoints new group financial controller; UK - Regulator appoints executive director for strategic development
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), in association with hedge fund and financial markets bodies has launcehed a website designed to bring together hedge fund sound practices for the benefit of the industry and other users.
The Hedge Fund Matrix, will allow hedge fund practitioners, investors and the regulatory community to able to compare various global guidelines, side-by-side, with the aim of harmonising existing standards.
UK - Royal London appoints new group financial controller
Royal London has announced the appointment of Duncan Hanlon as group financial controller, responsible for the Group's financial and management reporting, financial control activity and associated regulatory and statutory reporting requirements.
He has joined Royal London from the Cheshire Building Society and reports to Stephen Shone, Group Finance Director.
UK - Regulator appoints executive director for strategic development
The Pensions Regulator has named Bill Galvin as executive director for strategic development, taking over from Chris Dobson on Monday 13 October.
Galvin is currently a member of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) where he is deputy director for pensions protection policy.
A suite of liability driven investment (LDI) indices has been launched by STOXX and RiskFirst to aid trustees and consultants select, monitor and challenge managers.
British Airways and the trustees of one of its pension schemes are set to argue over the purpose of a pension scheme, leading to an impactful judgment for DB pensions. James Phillips explores the issue
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said there is still a lot of data to consider before the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) can decide when to next hike interest rates.
Savers are not squandering their tax-free lump sums under Freedom and Choice but are taking a more cautious approach to retirement, according to Prudential research.