Movers & shakers: May 23

BlackRock appoints Takeshi Fukushima as Japan CIO

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Customer Kiyono Yuichi purchases bitcoins from the BMEX bitcoin exchange's Robocoin-branded automated teller machine (ATM) at The Pink Cow restaurant and bar in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Bitcoin, proposed by an anonymous programmer or programmers in 2008, has drawn entrepreneurs and retailers looking to popularize it as a low-cost alternative to established payment systems, supplanting credit cards to international wire transfers. Photographer: Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Kiyono Yuichi ©Bloomberg
Technology likely to cause huge disruption to how the fund industry operates
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There is also the bribery angle to consider, warns Jonathan Pickworth

The Americanisation of executive pay

David Oakley thinks it matters that the US owns a big chunk of UK plc

BlackRock poaches Canada Pension chief

Appointment puts Mark Wiseman in running to one day lead asset manager

Irish regulator talks tough on fund fees

Central bank’s ‘data-driven supervision’ assesses value for money

Mark Spitznagel beats tail risk drum

Libertarian hedge fund manager seeks to profit from extreme risks

Movers & shakers: May 16

Roderick Munsters new fund management CEO at Edmond de Rothschild

State Street reshuffles ETF management

Rivals BlackRock and Vanguard surged ahead over past two years

‘I don’t run [UBS wealth] for good media’

Jürg Zeltner on the Swiss bank’s restructuring

Movers & shakers: May 9

Danish pension fund PBU appoints Sune Schackenfeldt as CEO

‘[Private equity] is like owning a farm’

Former IMF adviser says profit and social good go hand-in-hand

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