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Jun 27, 2011

OutsorcingIt's been a big morning for outsourcing solutions. State Street and JP Morgan have announced new outsourcing deals, while BNP Paribas Securities Services has launched the first Ucits IV compliant master-feeder solution in Luxembourg.

Jun 17, 2011

MechanicThe servicing requirements of ETFs differ to those of a traditional passive funds business. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at ETF operations.

Jun 17, 2011

StonesNicholas Pratt looks at the level of activity in the securities lending market and the implications of an increasing gap between supply and demand.

Jun 17, 2011

Brian_StauntonIn the wake of the Lehmans default, Citi accelerated its review process and increased its efforts to keep clients educated and informed.

Jun 17, 2011

Securities lending in the UK was seriously affected by the crisis. But despite low volumes, industry experts are glad to see the activity is now being considered an investment decision. (part 2)

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Sara Nicholson
(Aviva Investors), David Carruthers (Data Explorers), Roy Gillson (Aerion Fund Management), Paul Wilson (JP Morgan WSS),...

Jun 17, 2011

ElectricityLending agents have made efforts to revive interest in the securities lending industry. Nicholas Pratt looks at how their role is changing.

Jun 16, 2011

CorsetCustodians had barely had time to take a breath following discussions around the controversial AIFM Directive, when suddenly Ucits V was tabled, rekindling the debate on depository responsibility, says Angele Spiteri Paris


Jun 16, 2011

Toy_soldiersAs Luxembourg looks to attract more alternative assets, specialist asset servicing providers are finding new ways of competing with the big one-stop-shop banks. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.

Jun 10, 2011

Frankfurt_Stock_ExchangeNicholas Pratt looks at an initiative to trade investment funds on Germany's stock exchange that could bring down costs associated with transfer agency.

Jun 10, 2011

Kenneth_FarrugiaThe looming implementation of the Aifm (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Directive and the passporting opportunities afforded by new Ucits IV regulatory measures are generating increased interest in re-domiciling to, or domiciling mirror-funds, within the European Union

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