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11th April 2024: Irish Life Investment Managers Enhances EMIR and SFTR Oversight with Fund Recs – Go to Press Release

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Fund Recs Golf Day 2023

By Alan Meaney
Introducing Fund Recs' Exclusive EMIR Working Group
Discover the benefits of the Fund Recs EMIR Working Group
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Delivering a robust technology solution for EMIR reconciliations.
Fund Recs deliver a robust technology solution for EMIR reconciliations for their client, a leading investment manager with their own UCITS ManCo.
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Fund Recs EMIR Briefing

By Fearghus Mahon
Fund Recs EMIR Briefing
Read the notes from our recent EMIR briefing in Dublin. Check out photos of the evening.
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EMIR & SFTR Data Quality

By Ger Gilsenan
EMIR & SFTR Data Quality
In September 2022 Fund Recs hosted a webinar discussing the importance of data quality. The Central Bank of Ireland’s (“CBI”) EMIR and SFTR Supervisory Team took the opportunity to outline their expectations on data quality.
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Webinar: How depositaries are increasing efficiency and compliance in cash flow monitoring
For depositaries, do you ever consider if your cash flow monitoring process is as efficient and compliant as it should be?
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SFTR – What you need to know
The Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) was established by the EU to increase transparency in the securities financing markets. Published in the EU Official Journal on 23 December 2018, SFTR primarily involves transaction reporting to a Trade Repository (TR). Its obligations were designed to take effect on a phased basis over several years.
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Part II: What will hybrid work mean for the funds industry?
We spoke to Link Group, Apex and Waystone to get their take on what the future of hybrid work might look like, what employees can expect and whether we’ll all return to the office someday.
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Part I: What will hybrid work mean for the funds industry?
In the first of this two-part series exploring what hybrid work means in the funds industry we start by exploring what hybrid work is and discuss the different models companies are adopting. Come back next week for part two where we interview leading industry peers on the topic.
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How you can service more business without increasing your headcount
“We are living in a fee-compressed world with ever-increasing pressure to add funds without increasing headcount. The reason I love Fund Recs is because I’m able to bring on more funds without having to worry about adding to the operations team.” CFO, Global Fund Administrator.
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Adminovate 2022 - we're back in person!
Adminovate is a full-day forum bringing together innovative fintech start-ups, fund administration professionals and industry experts from the investment operations world to learn and share perspectives on the next wave of industry evolution.
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How No Code can make you a data superhero
The No Code movement is powering up ‘citizen users’ to get the best out of their industries. Investment Managers can free up time and headcount with no code tools. Read more in our blog post.
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EMIR Reconciliations – What you need to know
Take a closer look at the main requirements of the EMIR Refit, its history, and how it impacts funds and fund managers.
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Three things asset managers could achieve if data were not a problem
For fund reconciliations there are two ways to make data consistent, the best practice way, and the worst. Here we look at some of the worst examples we’ve seen to complete reconciliations.
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Six key questions asset managers need to ask reconciliation software providers
For fund reconciliations there are two ways to make data consistent, the best practice way, and the worst. Here we look at some of the worst examples we’ve seen to complete reconciliations.
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Reconciliations – Industry Worst Practices
For fund reconciliations there are two ways to make data consistent, the best practice way, and the worst. Here we look at some of the worst examples we’ve seen to complete reconciliations.
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The Real Cost of Manual Work
In the words of Radioheads bombastic front man Thom Yorke “You do it to yourself, ye do, and that’s what really hurts, ye do it to yourself, just you, you and no one else, you do it to yourself……”.
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A Complete History of Fund Administration Mergers and Acquisitions
Ever wondered who bought who in the ever active Fund Admin M&A market? Wonder no more! We've got a tracker with 90+ deals since 2006.
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Fund Recs Event Guide

By Alan Meaney
Fund Recs Event Guide
Have you ever spotted a funds event posted on LinkedIn after the fact and said 'I would have gone to that if I'd known'?. Introducing Fund Recs Event Guide.
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ESEF Promises a Data Windfall for Fund Managers – Data Ingestion is Key
ESEF, which derives from the 2013 Transparency Directive, will standardise electronic financial reporting, and will also make it easier for investors, authorities, and other stakeholders to analyse financial data through automated platforms.
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How we Onboarded New Hires Remotely at Fund Recs
We discuss some of the challenges onboarding new team members during COVID-19 and have a Q&A with the new team members.
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Time’s Running Out to Prepare for SFTR Reporting
Learn about SFTR and the implications for many of the firms that fall under its scope.
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Part I: What’s an API and how can they help in the Funds Industry?
In Part I of our two part series on APIs in the Funds Industry I try to explain what they are and how they can be used in Fund Admin.
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Part II: Q&A with the early API innovators in Fund Administration
In Part II I ask some of the early innovating firms about their journey to APIs and how they expect APIs to develop in the coming years.
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The Rise of
Software is eating the world. What is "No Code" and how is it going to impact the Funds Industry.
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EMIR Recs & Reporting - European Markets Infrastructure Regulation
On January 31st The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a statement addressing the EMIR Refit implementation issues. Following this, the Central Bank have confirmed that it will exercise its supervisory powers in an appropriate manner.
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Bots v's Humans - Future of the Fund Industry
Will bots replace humans in the Fund Industry? This question has come up at many events we have attended over the past few years. Below our very own Ciaran Walshe explains where he feels bots will and won’t have an impact.
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