Looking ahead to 2022: Key themes for asset managers

More emphasis on crypto this year

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Tim McCourt of CME Group

Tim McCourt of CME Group

2021 was a significant year in the world of financial markets.

We witnessed a retail revolution, increasing crypto enthusiasm and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) growing deep roots in financial institutions. As we move into 2022, I believe these exciting trends are likely to be front of mind for many equity and alternative market investors. Plus as phase 6 of the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) approaches in September 2022, another significant theme will centre on a greater proportion of the buyside coming into scope of UMR and the requirement to post more initial margin on a variety of instruments, including uncleared equity derivatives...

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