Look through data exchange: the last mile to implementation The Template for Solvency II reporting published by the IA, Club AMPÈRE and the BVI is gathering momentum in Europe. It is good to see that the positive effort invested by these asset management associations in digging the road once is being recognised and its output…

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It might be a cliché, but information is money – from a business perspective, if you don’t have information on your clients and their needs, how can you possibly sell them what they want? Currently, this is the situation that many asset managers find themselves in, with clients accessing their strategies through a range of…

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Solvency II There are few aspects of business that can be conducted without communication, which is why we, like others in the finance industry, are confused by the hesitancy on the part of many insurers to seek out help on how they can implement the new Solvency II regulations. At our recent conference in London…

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New regulations create new problems for the regulated, and those businesses that serve them. The biggest headache that Solvency II is causing insurers and asset managers is how to achieve full look through. In other words, how to let insurers see the underlying assets in the funds they hold. We are still in the midst…

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Time flies – unfortunately this maxim is as true when you have a work deadline as when you are having fun. Nobody recognises this more than the thousands of insurers (and their asset management partners) who have to comply with the new Solvency II regulations when they come into force on January 1. We have…

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On Thursday 12 March, in conjunction with EY, Silverfinch hosted an informative conference on the issues facing both asset managers and insurers as the end-of-year deadline for Solvency II approaches.Below is a summary of the issues that were discussed and the conclusions the panel reached *Given the Chatham House rules that governed the conference, we…

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Silverfinch, the secure fund data utility allowing asset managers to handle the look-through data requests from their insurance company investors, has been awarded Information Security Management System’s ISO 27001:2013 certificate. Recognised as the international standard for information security management, ISO 27001 provides continual asset protection, IT governance, confidentiality and integrity of information. Being accredited with…

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With Solvency II now 10 months away, Silverfinch, the secure data utility, is collaborating with EY to host an event examining how the new regulation with impacts on insurers and their asset manager partners. Held at More London on Thursday 12th March, this free event will explore the additional asset data demanded by Solvency II…

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Silverfinch, has been appointed by Franklin Templeton Investments, one of the world’s leading asset managers, with $880bn AUM to handle the huge quantity of look-through data requests the firm expects to receive from its insurer clients as a result of Solvency II. Silverfinch is a secure fund data utility that allows asset managers to respond…

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