The Liquidity Countdown

Fund liquidity problems witnessed in 2019 with Woodford and H2O Asset Management brought liquidity back into the spotlight. Since then, the focus hasn’t really faded on the issue of liquidity, and if anything, has intensified with the COVID-19 pandemic causing market volatility resulting in several more fund suspensions.

Although 2020 has already seen a number of initiatives intended to address liquidity risk, there are still more to come, with September due to be a particular busy month for risk management professionals.

Introduction to Derivatives Use Reporting

Introduction to Derivatives Use Reporting

With the FCA derivative use reporting deadline fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to discuss the reporting requirements and how Fund-Axis can assist you in making your filings. In 2016, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) made changes to its Collective Investment Schemes (COLL) sourcebook. The changes introduced a new report which revised the Derivative Risk Management Process (DRMP) report and included the information required by FCA Rule COLL 6.12.3AR on derivatives/risk management process.