custody

May 19, 2010

As custodians become more selective about who they provide operational services for, Nick Fitzpatrick asks what they ideally want from their clients

May 19, 2010

A new era of mutual respect between fund managers and their outsourcers is dawning, but managers should expect their providers to be tougher on revenues and more selective about the clients they work with, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

May 10, 2010

RBCD_FranceThe French supreme court has thrown out RBC Dexia's appeal against a ruling that ordered the restitution of assets to hedge funds following the Lehman Brothers collapse.

May 05, 2010

BNYM_flagThe largest securities investment trust in Taiwan, Fuh Hwa Securities Investment Trust, with around US$6bn in assets under management has appointed BNY Mellon Asset Servicing as global custodian by for its new mutual fund, Fuh Hwa Global Commodity Fund, launched in April this year. 

Apr 15, 2010

reinsThey were thrust under the microscope following the Madoff scandal, and consequently custodians themselves are now exercising far greater scrutiny of potential clients, writes Angèle Spiteri Paris.


Apr 15, 2010

dockNordic custodians are having to grapple with new regulation on a European level and changes within the Nordic landscape itself. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to players in the market to gauge how they're coping.

Apr 12, 2010

The Nordic market has held up well in the crisis, but investment managers and asset servicers in the region have a few changes to contend with in terms of infrastructure and regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to a panel of market players.

Apr 12, 2010

Madeleine Senior (Northern Trust): "As we are one of the top ten passive managers in the world, with over US$600bn under management, we have pedigree in this space and are a trusted partner."

Apr 07, 2010

Convergence between traditional and alternative investment management strategies means transfer agents have to consider how to combine the two onto a single platform. Nicholas Pratt looks at the challenges...

Apr 07, 2010

A reduction in the number of European funds would lead to greater efficiencies, yet the Ucits IV pooling facility may not bring this about, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

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