This Investment Operations Conference shines a spotlight on the most pressing issues facing the middle office of the institutional investor, including cyber-security, blockchain technology, geopolitical risks, regulatory pressures and operational due diligence.
This one-day event is designed for superannuation funds, regulators, technology innovators, fund managers, custodians and other specialists.
Artificial intelligence piece was very thought-provoking.Craig Wrightportfolio implementation, Stewart Investors
Networking, keeping up to date on current and future developments, bench marking to peers.Clinton LeongHead of investment and business operations, IAG Asset Management
The most beneficial aspect was getting insight into which areas in investment operations functions to think about.Chris Young, Senior analyst, investment risk, APRA
Class actions, operational due diligence, culture and networking were the most beneficial aspects of this conferenceJulian TurnerSenior account manager, Nikko Asset Management
The Hayne royal commission has turned a spotlight on investment operations by underlining its role in promoting transparency to identify operation risk and foster best-in-class investment management.
Foreign exchange is typically the largest asset-owner activity and a major cost to boot. Yet oddly, FX costs remain largely unquantified and unmonitored by Aussie superannuation funds.