Dominic Hobson reviews Global Pension Crisis: Unfunded Liabilities and How We Can Fill the Gap

Rich Marin's new book is reviewed by Dominic Hobson.

Rich Marin,  Global Pension Crisis: Unfunded Liabilities and How We Can Fill the Gap, John Wiley & Sons 2013 

Posted on: 05 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Asset Safety


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FundForum International 2013

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Local Insights: Bringing Countries Closer to Our Clients

In an increasingly complex world, there’s no substitute for being local. Particularly in emerging markets..

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Webinar: Risk and opportunity in the new securities lending environment

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Start time: 14.00 (BST), 15.00 (CET), 9.00 am (EST)
Location: London


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VIDEO: Interview with myIC Editorial Director Dominic Hobson

myInvestorCircle Founder and Editorial Director Dominic Hobson explains the concept behind the end-investor platform and the direct benefits of membership.

Posted on: 08 May, 2013
Posted in: Video Features

Q+A: Dan Costello on independent research

Regulators are increasingly keen for the investment industry to prove that research commissions produce the best possible results for end-investors. MIC speak to Titan Advisers' Dan Costello about the independent research industry

Posted on: 26 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Transaction Costs


Paul Woolley is digging at the foundations of modern portfolio theory

One of the curiosities of the long and unresolved financial crisis is how little damage it has done to the theoretical foundations of investment management. The irrelevance of the mixture of equity...

Posted on: 17 Mar, 2014

Operations for Alternatives (OFA) Conference: A Summary

Held in the opulent surroundings of the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Florida, the inaugural Operations for Alternatives (OFA) conference...

Posted on: 11 Mar, 2014

What explains the weird hold investment consultants have over their pension fund clients?

The dependence of the pension fund industry of the United Kingdom on the investment consultants is a form of psychological captivity...

Posted on: 07 Mar, 2014

Shaming dogs with data is better than asking regulators to shoot them

The revelation this week that the United Kingdom government will after all force retirement funds to disclose management...

Posted on: 03 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

BNY Mellon study highlights investor enthusiasm for alternatives and risk management

nstitutional investors are planning to increase their allocations to alternatives over the next five years in order to improve diversification and mitigate...

Posted on: 21 Feb, 2014

Towers Watson clients ramp up alternatives exposure

owers Watson clients invested four times as much capital in alternative investment strategies as they did five years ago.

Posted on: 21 Feb, 2014

We need adventurous investors, not reckless conservatives

Institutional investors, with some honourable exceptions, have an insatiable appetite for worrying about the wrong things.  At present, their highest priority seems to be safety.

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Stuart Fiertz of Cheyne Capital finds reasons to be cheerful about European investment opportunities

Stuart Fiertz, co-founder, president and director of research at Cheyne Capital Management, delivered the keynote address at the ABN Amro Investor Forum in Amsterdam...

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2014

Sourcing and paying for research - the survey report

In the final quarter of 2013, following on from COOConnect and myInvestorCircle Breakfast Briefing on the same subject, a survey was carried out to...

Posted on: 06 Feb, 2014
Posted in: Management Fees

SEC to review asset managers' safeguards against cyber-crime

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to review the policies and safeguards asset managers have in place to mitigate the risks of cyber-attacks.

Posted on: 06 Feb, 2014

Firms should enhance investor reporting well in advance of Solvency II and Basel III

Forward-thinking hedge fund managers should consider reporting position-level data to banks and insurers well in advance of...

Posted on: 06 Feb, 2014
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