“Implementing the great ideas in finance for clients” is the stated mantra of Dimensional Fund Advisors’ founder and executive chairman David Booth. But at times of market stress and volatility, such as this year and in March in particular, even the most sophisticated and long-term-focused investors can question the validity of great ideas.
Will the superfund ship lawfully leave port any time soon? Following the UK pension regulator’s publication of its interim regime for superfunds in June 2020, there is much talk about scheme transfers to superfund being imminent. Clive Weber, pensions partner, and Paul Ashcroft, solicitor, Wedlake Bell LLP, explain why the ...
A fundamental question for investors is whether ESG investment involves a tradeoff, a combination of environmental philanthropy and reduced financial returns, or whether ESG investment will simply deliver the best returns to investors.
One of the most striking features of the discussion of what could be called the Corona crisis – the economic and financial crisis associated with the COVID-19 pandemic – is its pervasive intellectual laziness. Far too few commentators are trying to grapple with its unique features.