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Registration open for Innovation Trends: Buyside Technology & Operations Summit

LONDON, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Apex Group Ltd. (“Apex”), a global financial services provider, and Eze Castle Integration (ECI), a global leader in end-to-end technology solutions, announce that registration is now open for the inaugural Innovation Trends: Buyside Technology & Operations Summit. The two-day virtual event will be held on the 13-14 October 2020.

Apex Group and Eze Castle Integration are convening this summit to promote dialogue around the key issues affecting private markets in these rapidly changing times. Asset managers’ and investors’ changing attitudes and an increasing awareness of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors are evolving buying trends and creating a new opportunity for growth. Growing demand for cross-border connectivity and solutions requires the very best levels of cyber security if firms are to remain secure and compliant with new regulatory demands.

This summit is designed specifically for the alternative investment industry and will encourage

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Bloomberg Women’s Buy-side Network | Women at Bloomberg

If you are interested in being part of this network, please reach out to bwbnhk@bloomberg.net.

To be inspired by the future of investing and to inspire the next generation of women buy-side leaders”

With the rise of the asset management industry in Asia, Bloomberg has launched a Buy-side Women’s Network, to form a community of like-minded senior female leaders from the buy-side industry across Asia.

Peter Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg LP, hosted a lunch in Singapore with senior executives from some of Asia’s largest buy-side players to launch the network. The network aims to inspire top female leaders on the future of investing, and to inspire the next generation of buy-side professionals through Bloomberg Startup, an educational program targeting university students.
In April 2019, we launched the India / South Asia chapter of the Bloomberg Women’s Buy-side Network in Mumbai, an informal community of female leaders and aspiring leaders
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Why tomorrow’s buy-side needs must be addressed today

This article was written by Philippa Thompson, Head of Bloomberg’s Buy Side Enterprise Sales in APAC for The Asset. It is licensed by Bloomberg.

Markets were still recovering at the start of 2020. A bitter trade war, geopolitical tensions, and social unrest all pushed the global economy to register its slowest pace since the global financial crisis (GFC). COVID-19 threw another spanner in the works and upended any business continuity plans that financial firms had in place. While the sell-side has since sustained a reasonable first quarter due to the heightened volatility. The buy-side was already disadvantaged before the year began due to a growing list of challenges.

This included regulatory changes that were introduced following the GFC. The industry faced increasing pressure on greater compliances over internal control procedures and operational capabilities, including pretrade and post-trade compliance. Firms caught a lucky break when the pandemic forced regulators to delay

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