The Big Picture: What were the biggest stories from August?

Recapping last month's top stories

James Baxter-Derrington
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There were several high-profile moves across the industry, including at Columbia Threadneedle from BMO's EMEA team, following its acquisition of the firm.

August saw the return of the central banking symposium at Jackson Hole, an event which has retained an air of excitement since the days of Ben Bernanke's speeches in the wake of the global financial crisis. On this occasion, however, the Delta variant put a dampener both on plans for tapering and the event itself, held virtually. Elsewhere, DWS has come under fire for misrepresenting its sustainability credentials and finds itself at the heart of an SEC, BaFin and US federal investigation, while a new report from Green Park found board gender parity will not be achieved until 2059, unles...

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