custody

Dec 16, 2014

GlassesTransparency of advisor fees, an aim of regulators everywhere, is increasing professionalism in retail financial advice. But the shift is a painful one. A panel of advisors met to discuss why.

Dec 08, 2014

Martin-AndersonCarne Group says demand for its management company services has driven two hires to the firm's Irish offices, under the momentum of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Oct 24, 2014

ColoursNew rules mean mutual funds must use third-party depositaries, not local banks. Nicholas Pratt looks at how a market, where Citi was the only foreign player, may change.

Oct 09, 2014

Capital protectionNorthern Trust, a large global custody bank, is to provide depositary banking to start-up French hedge fund, BlueHive Capital.

Oct 07, 2014

real-estateNetherlands-based ASR Real Estate Investment Management and ASR Netherlands have awarded a depositary banking mandate to BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPPSS) for funds that fall under the new

Sep 30, 2014

OutsorcingSociete Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched an investment management outsourcing service aimed at wealth managers in the UK.

Sep 26, 2014

FogAviva Investors has halted trading with US counterparties because of differences in regional clearing rules, finds Nicholas Pratt. For funds in general, the costs of central clearing may be disproportionate to reducing risks.

Sep 12, 2014

HiredThe Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) has appointed Marc-André Bechet as director of legal & tax.

Sep 01, 2014

Susan EbenstonA pressure point exists between fund managers and their external asset servicers. Susan Ebenston has sat on both sides of it. The chief operating officer of Aviva Investors speaks to Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 01, 2014

RunnersIt has been a record year for custody assets following strong equity market performance. Increases of over 10% are not uncommon and very little now separates to largest two players. Well, if $100 billion is very little, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

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