custody

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.

Sep 06, 2013

DataWhen delegates arrive at the annual banking transactions conference, Sibos, which is held this year in Dubai, what will they discuss? Funds Europe asked senior executives at top firms to share their views.

Aug 08, 2013

Thumbs up hopeThree UK firms are now permitted to manage alternative investment funds under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which came into force on July 22.

Aug 05, 2013

Water tapHSBC Global Asset Management has seen assets under management fall to $409 billion (€308 billion) from $425 billion at the end of 2012.

Jul 23, 2013

Breaking heartTraditional relationships between fund managers and their custodians and prime brokers need to be redefined. Andrew Dollery of Newedge says things became murky with the AIFMD.

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