The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requires for firms to implement operational resilience plans by 31st May 2022. As it stands, we are 1 year into a 3-year implementation period running from 31st March 2022 to 31st March 2025. By May 2023, firms should have made significant progress towards operational resilience and be ready to report where Impact Tolerances are exceededRead More
In our previous posts on Private Asset Products, we have talked about the characteristics, the demand, and the complexities. Here, we share a few insights as to what to think about when considering a new Private Asset Product launch, whether you are an established manager of such products, or venturing into this brave new world for the first timeRead More
In our previous posts on Private Asset Products, we talked about what they are, and the increasing demand for them. In this post we focus on some of the complex aspects, which must be carefully considered if you are planning to launch your own Private Asset ProductsRead More
One of the hot topics in the world of financial products, is that of Private Assets Products. So, what are they, why are they in demand, and what makes them different to conventional Equity/Fixed Income based products?
This short article is intended to give a flavour and will be followed up by further posts around how best to navigate the world of Private Asset Products.Read More
On 28th February 2023, the FCA published its Regulatory Initiatives Grid. This contained new as well as existing items, some with indicative dates, and some without.
We at ISC compared the FCA’s grid against our own Horizon Scanning diagram for the Investment Management Industry for 2023/2024 in case any changes needed to be made. Our conclusionRead More