custody

Nov 11, 2013

DartboardThe deadline for T2S is approaching. Nicholas Pratt examines what benefits may be on offer for investment managers and what opportunities may be missed.

Nov 11, 2013

With the AIFMD now exerting its influence on the European funds industry, Funds Europe asked several asset services executives for their thoughts on implementation, jurisdictions and risk management, among other issues.

Nov 11, 2013

Joe TrueloveGuernsey's investment industry began in the 1960s providing services to predominantly open-ended unit trusts, which were sold mainly in the UK to retail investors and were unconstrained by prescriptive regulation or codified corporate governance.

Sep 09, 2013

Table mountainA fragmented, inefficient and potentially risky market, South Africa may soon get an electronic and centrally hosted mutual fund settlement and custody platform.

Sep 06, 2013

GearsThe international ambitions of various markets are underlined by the efforts to establish a more automated and efficient operating environment discovers Nicholas Pratt.

Sep 06, 2013

RoadWith asset servicing largely dominated by domestic players at the local level, foreign asset servicers hope that investors will increase their overseas investment, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Sep 06, 2013

In a quarter of a century of funds servicing, Luxembourg has had its ups and downs, but mainly its ups. Our panel of veterans looks back on the country's rise as a fund domicile. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 06, 2013

What do Luxembourg professionals think about the global funds industry? Our panellists say fees are mostly justified, distribution costs still too high, and challenges still remain for the development of Ucits. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick and edited by George Mitton.

Sep 06, 2013

UFONicholas Pratt examines the effect that the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is having on a custody bank's use of sub-custodians. Plus, the challenge from new depositaries.

Sep 06, 2013

VaultFor a global custodian, assets have been shown to be at risk when they are out on loan with a prime broker. Among other questions, including about provider consolidation by asset managers, Funds Europe asked how banks deal with this risk.

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