custody

Apr 11, 2014

Jose-PlacidoJosé Placido, the former chief executive officer of RBC Dexia Investor Services (RBC IS), has resurfaced at BNP Paribas Securities Services, just over a year since leaving his former role.

Mar 27, 2014

Cutting costsLuxCSD, the settlement platform for the Luxembourg market, is to cut its custody fees for equities by 50%, aligning them with bond custody fee schedules from April 1.

Mar 25, 2014

Handshake 3Swedish state pension fund AP7 has renewed a contract with BNY Mellon for global custody and collateral services on its $28.8 billion (€20.8 billion) of assets.

Mar 17, 2014

The Grand Duchy's new government, Ucits fund governance, and costs are some of the topics debated by our industry panel. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Mar 17, 2014

Asset managers need the help of asset servicers as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Ucits V and a whole lot of other regulation hits the industry. The participants of our roundtable in Luxembourg discuss in which areas their clients lag, where the limitations of their help is and how blind dating introducing clients to a corporate network is becoming increasingly popular. Edited by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Mar 17, 2014

Handshake 3La Mutuelle Generale, one of France's largest mutual insurance providers, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services for custody of its €2 billion portfolio.

Mar 14, 2014

Brain neuronsDevelopments in the CSD market could see new entrants, changed business models and more competition. Nicholas Pratt looks for potential benefits for investment managers.

Mar 14, 2014

Jo VeldeFunds Europe talks to Jo Van de Velde about Euroclear's highlights of 2013 and plans for the future.

Feb 19, 2014

Dollar cloudsLawsuits and regulatory investigations have undermined pension funds' faith in foreign exchange rates offered by custody banks. Nicholas Pratt looks at changes in the aftermath of legal wrangling.

Feb 19, 2014

Lite upThe depo-lite regime was supposed to be a quick and cost-effective method for non-EU hedge funds to comply with the AIFMD. As the deadline approaches Nicholas Pratt asks why there have been so few of these alternative depositaries created.

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