Frontlines

Regulators gather to share investing, anti-fraud measures

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Regulators from six continents converged on Washington in early October to help raise awareness about educating and protecting investors.
Counting sheep adds up for PE firms

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Getting a good night's sleep is a $30 billion to $40 billion industry and offers big investment opportunities for private equity firms.
Finding due diligence niche in the sharing economy

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Kamal Suppal is betting he can extend the sharing economy to the realm of due diligence for private markets funds.

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Some of Canada's largest pension funds and pension asset managers are creating a research center for retirement-related issues.

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The Pensions Regulator is helping startups in the U.K. navigate a new requirement that they enroll their employees in a defined contribution plan from the moment they're hired.

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Kenneth A. Kent, a consulting actuary with Cheiron will receive the Jarvis Farley Service Award from the American Academy of Actuaries in November.
Norway fund hits $1 trillion mark

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If Norway's sovereign wealth fund were a country, it would rank somewhere behind Indonesia and ahead of Mexico in terms of GDP.
Research network to study European market

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Plato Partnership is working with Imperial College Business School to establish a research network focused on European market structure.
NAGDCA helping spread the word to participants

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NAGDCA has launched a communication campaign that plan sponsors can use to help employees better prepare for retirement.
Need a catchy moniker? Use this tool

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Vested Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in financial and technology sector startups, has created the Fintech Name Generator.
TPG lending hand to DACA workers

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TPG is taking steps to support some portfolio company employees who could be affected by the recently rescinded DACA program.
Ross honored with quantitative innovation prize

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The late Stephen A. Ross is to be honored with The Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation.
Navy SEALs to honor Citadel's Griffin

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Citadel's Ken Griffin will receive the Navy SEAL Patriot Award.
New guide offering steps to adding SRI

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The US SIF Foundation says there are five steps to adding socially responsible investing options to defined contribution plans.
Canadian investors pushing for more women at the top

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Canadian pension funds and money managers back effort to boost women on Canadian corporate boards and executive positions.