Jen Banzaca

Regulators need to work in tandem on GDPR

Conflicting regulations under the EU regime and US recordkeeping obligations pose questions for US hedge



Dan Harris

ESG: hedge funds are right to pause for thought

There is something bubble-like about the pressure on hedge funds to join the ESG club



Eilidh Wagstaff

Custodian banks take another look at FXPB

Others likely to follow BNY Mellon after decade of retrenchment



Paul McMillan

What’s driving FXPB moves and will more US firms embrace Mifid II?

HFMWeek examines the reasons why custodian banks are eyeing move into low margin space



Michael Regan

Funds and asset servicers need action plan to manage GDPR

Fund entities, managers and their legal advisers need to identify the specific processing/uses of investor



Sam Dale

Regulators may need to get more ruthless on costs

Annual funding settlements show budget constraints unlikely to ease



Paul McMillan

Plenty of potential amid the buzzword frenzy

HFM takes a look at some of the niche quant strategies turning heads at present



Neil Scarth

Be alert to the consequences of the Mifid II P&L research trend

Hedge funds that opt for P&L are still subject to directive's inducement rules



Daniel Strachman

Are alt ’40 Act funds a dangerous asset-gathering trend?

Investors should focus on a manager’s ability to actually manage money



Jasmin Leitner

Why one-size-fits-all doesn’t work for ESG

Investment process shouldn't be changed on a whim, but awareness increasingly needed to win business


Paul McMillan

Will ESG be the next big hedge fund investor crusade?

HFM gathers a diverse range of thoughts from investment consultants


Paul McMillan

HFM research highlights strengthening MAP story; Anyone for AIFMD II?

Latest research shows strongest growth since we started recording MAP AuM


Michael Corcione

How US firms can deal with the EU’s GDPR

All firms need to comply – no matter where they are located


Sam Dale

Brexit could create tougher AIFMD II rules

The EC is working on its sequel for alternative managers


Adam Jacobs-Dean

Mifid II efforts pay off – although work remains

Attention turns to aspects of the directive that haven’t yet gone live


Carly Minsky

FCA shows the way with automated reporting pilot

Call for collaboration with other regulators is a welcome step


Jasmin Leitner

Is there such a thing as too much transparency?

COOs highlight balancing act between meeting investor requests and protecting data


Aneliya Crawford

Better talent is helping activists break through bigger firms

Companies targeted by well-informed HFs with good thesis end up implementing their actions


Paul McMillan

ODD experts highlight the pros and cons of cross-selling

Mifid II worries and third-party marketeer research also highlights of this week's issue