By Ulf Herbig | 30/08/2018

DCPT Success Story – Rathbones

From transaction cost calculation to DCPT production“is nothing short of spectacular!”...

By Lee Marshall | 10/08/2018

New CRM Roll out – We are improving your experience with KNEIP

In line with our continuous efforts to improve the client experience, we have been working hard on.....

By Lee Godfrey | 31/07/2018

One click away from PRIIPs KID compliance

For UCITS and their management companies, with the PRIIPs regulation having come into force at......

By Raymond Groen int Woud | 19/07/2018

MiFID II and Distribution Oversight: The Basics

It has been over six months since MiFID II became EU law, and accompanying it has been a series......

By Ulf Herbig | 19/03/2018

Helping you manage your transaction costs calculation under PRIIPs and MiFID II

Across the industry, there are multiple variations of transaction cost calculations being applied......

By Andreas Heid | 22/02/2018

SIMPLIFYING THE COMPLEXITIES OF FUND DATA MANAGEMENT

If you are an asset manager, do you know what the investor is checking when seeking the information ...

By Lee Godfrey | 15/02/2018

KNEIP focused on transforming financial services to better serve investors

Lee Godfrey, CEO at KNEIP, tells Proactive Investors about leading data management and reporting......

By Antonello Argenziano | 06/02/2018

Optimising fund registration is key in the quest for efficiency

The web of complexity being spun by global regulation is driving asset managers to try and attain......

By Lauri Paal | 15/01/2018

Good call: How the funds industry can learn from the telecommunications sector

The main objective of any regulation should be to defend weaker market participants, including......

By Lee Godfrey | 18/12/2017

KNEIP Insight Event

Are you interested in Fintech, in a growing business, in digital/financial services?...

By Gary Janaway | 14/12/2017

The strategic benefit of active distribution oversight

With MiFID II around the corner, now is a good time for asset managers to re-think their approach......

By Bob Kneip | 28/11/2017

Does regulation need to be painful?

For all its trillions of assets under management, the fund industry is still relatively young......

By Lee Godfrey | 07/11/2017

A warm and colourful working environment favours creativity and forward thinking

The KNEIP Art Collection was born out of Mr Bob Kneip’s desire to share his passion for art....

By Lee Godfrey | 31/10/2017

Things you need to know about EMT and EPT dissemination

Although there is no regulatory obligation for non-MiFID firms and fund manufacturers to complete......

By Lee Godfrey | 26/10/2017

Calculating transaction costs and ongoing charges effectively

It can be easy to feel bogged down with all the extra requirements that regulation has placed......

By Lee Godfrey | 25/10/2017

The outcome of Brexit is uncertain, but strict regulation is here to stay.

Brexit has brought about uncertain times for the investment industry. Since the recent......

By Ulf Herbig | 06/10/2017

HOW TO AVOID TRIPPING UP ON PRIIPS

The upcoming PRIIPs regulation, due to go live in January 2018, aims to increase transparency......

By Lee Godfrey | 29/09/2017

KNEIP CONTINUES TO BE COMMITTED TO TRANSFORMING FINANCIAL SERVICES TO BETTER SERVE INVESTORS.

Bob Kneip, Founder and Chairman of KNEIP, appoints two new board members......

By Raymond Groen int Woud | 12/09/2017

DISTRIBUTION OVERSIGHT AND COMPLIANCE CANNOT BE UNDERESTIMATED UNDER MIFID II

Distribution compliance and oversight are set to become the responsibility of manufacturers under......

By Neil Ward | 22/08/2017

Keep calm and always disrupt

Think about disruption and what you're options are, so you're not left behind". Neil Ward, Former Ge...

By Antonello Argenziano | 08/08/2017

A rules-based approach to digitizing fund registration

Even the most complex processes can be distilled to a set of pre-defined rules and variables. It is ...

By Bob Kneip | 29/06/2017

CULTURAL CHANGE MUST COME BEFORE TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

Technology on its own is not going to radically change the world. It is because someone is determine...

By Ulf Herbig | 07/11/2016

A BEACON IN THE FOG: THE EUROPEAN PRIIPS TEMPLATE

Asset managers and insurers have agreed upon a European PRIIPs template (EPT) to help standardize th...

By Lee Godfrey | 01/11/2016

ASSET MANAGERS & AIR BAGS

Compared to the automotive industry, asset management is still very young in terms of how it operate...

By Lee Godfrey | 04/10/2016

LEGAL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND THE CALL THAT NEVER CAME

When it comes to online dating, the biggest fear that people have is that, after having announced wh...

By Lee Godfrey | 13/09/2016

WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE

Long before we began our love affair with drinking coffee, it is believed that one day, a shepherd i...

By Lee Godfrey | 28/06/2016

CLEAN DATA: THE NEXT GAME CHANGER – PART II

In our first post on the impact of fund data, the argument was put forward that clean data not only ...

By Lee Godfrey | 13/06/2016

TECHNOLOGY DRIVING FUND DISTRIBUTION

Fund distribution is going to be driven by technological innovations going forward. This is a given....

By Lee Godfrey | 09/06/2016

BLOCKCHAIN SHAKING THINGS UP

Distributed ledger technology—and more notably Blockchain—has stirred debate on many levels. Asset s...

By Lee Godfrey | 17/05/2016

CLEAN DATA: THE NEXT GAME CHANGER?

The typical CEO of an asset management company has many things on his mind, but data cleanliness is ...

By Lee Godfrey | 27/04/2016

MOORE’S LAW & FINANCIAL REPORTING

The theory behind Moore’s Law is that computer processing power doubles every two......

By Lee Godfrey | 22/04/2016

DECRYPTING THE FINAL DRAFT PRIIPS RTS

On April 6th after the second round of votes by the authorities of the European Union, ESAs......

By Lee Godfrey | 07/04/2016

7 GOOD REASONS TO THINK PRIIPS NOW

On December 31st, 2016 the Financial Industry will go live with PRIIPs regulation......

By Lee Godfrey | 18/03/2016

XML STANDARDISING FUND DATA EXCHANGE: FUNDSXML LEADING THE CHARGE

As the financial industry evolves, so does the presence of data—information. It’s used by everyone.....

By Lee Godfrey | 13/02/2015

IT IS LIKE COOKING: THE BETTER THE INGREDIENTS, THE BETTER THE DISH

Financial institutions face a difficult situation......

By Lee Godfrey | 03/02/2015

MIFID II: LESS ADVICE FOR THOSE WHO REALLY NEED IT

The regulatory changes known as the MIFID II may be harsh for the fund industry not only in terms......

By Lee Godfrey | 23/01/2015

AIFMD REPORTING DEADLINE: ONLY 1 WEEK TO GO!*

No need to visit a fortune-teller: fund reporting requirements will grow......

By Lee Godfrey | 14/01/2015

WELCOME ON BOARD, KEITH!

We are happy to present our newly appointed Head of New Business: Keith Dingwall, a veteran of the.....

By Lee Godfrey | 07/01/2015

CYBER-CRIME: 10 COMMANDMENTS OF PROTECTING YOUR FUND DATA

Today the question is no longer “can we be attacked?” but rather “WHEN will the attack......

By Lee Godfrey | 18/12/2014

MERRY CHRISTMAS IN ALL OF OUR 30 IN-OFFICE LANGUAGES!

“My big goal is to get up and do what I did yesterday, but maybe a little better”......

By Lee Godfrey | 11/12/2014

IS THE AIFMD DISCOURAGING NON-EU AIFMS FROM MARKETING IN EUROPE?

The Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) is now in effect,......

By Lee Godfrey | 03/12/2014

7 STEPS TO A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD FOR FUND MANAGERS

Like any marketplace, the fund management industry requires a reliable and fair basis of operation.....

By Lee Godfrey | 25/11/2014

Q&A: EDOUARD BOKUETENGE, CHAIRMAN OF THE FUND PLATFORM GROUP (FPG)

Ahead of the first ever Fund Platform Group Awards on 27th November, we speak to Mr. Edouard......

By Lee Godfrey | 18/11/2014

BREAKFAST TMW: “AIFMD: INSIGHTS FROM THE FRONTLINE”. REGISTER NOW!

Under the new rules of transparency reporting, AIFmanagers are required to regularly collect and......

By Lee Godfrey | 11/11/2014

THE BEST FUND INDUSTRY WRITERS AWARDED. CONGRATS!

Who should you read to be up-to-date with the industry news and know what the birds are tweeting......

By Lee Godfrey | 07/11/2014

AIFMD REPORTING 3 TIMES QUICKER: MAKING IT HAPPEN

The first AIFMD reporting deadline was on October 31, and we were there, with our clients......

By Lee Godfrey | 04/11/2014

Q&A: DANIEL GODFREY, CEO OF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (IMA)

Prior to tomorrow’s IMA Dinner in London, Mr. Godfrey tells us why the FCA is an international......

By Lee Godfrey | 28/10/2014

A BRIDGE FOR FUNDS BETWEEN EUROPE AND CHINA

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Bank (ICBC Europe S.A.) was recently granted......

By Lee Godfrey | 23/10/2014

3 SMART WAYS TO MANAGE REGULATORY FUND DATA

Regulation is relentless: growing reporting and fund transparency requirements means more fund......

By Lee Godfrey | 16/10/2014

REGULATION IS NOT A SCAPEGOAT: MIFID II BY FUND CHANNEL’S MANAGING DIRECTOR

Listen to Richard Lepere, the Managing Director of Fund Channel S.A. interviewed by Mario Mantrisi.....

By Lee Godfrey | 13/10/2014

THANKS FOR THE KUDOS! 2014 INVESTMENT WEEK AWARD

We are not only pleased, but also super proud: we have won the 2014 Fund Service Award for......

By Lee Godfrey | 13/10/2014

WELCOME TO KNEIP’S BLOG

This page will be your resource on everything relating to how regulation is affecting the global......