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Nov 02, 2011

Man-on-tredmillThe complexity of fund structures and the demands of investors have made fund accounting a costly process despite the efforts to improve efficiency. Nicholas Pratt asks what can be done to help managers and administrators get ahead of the curve.

Nov 02, 2011

BuyingFulfilling clients orders is the key to best execution in the eyes of sell-side firms, but the buy-side only cares about price, according to a survey by financial consultancy GreySpark Partners.

Oct 10, 2011

AcronymsAn uneasy mood afflicts the French custodian banks as the eurozone crisis continues to generate fear. The big players are divided over where to find global growth, but they hope regulation will offer new opportunities. George Mitton reports.


Oct 10, 2011

Data-imageMore trading in multiple asset classes has led to proliferation of data. The varying quality of information makes tasks such as transaction cost analysis difficult, finds Nicholas Pratt.


Oct 10, 2011

S_EverardStephen Everard, chief executive officer at Goal Group, a professional services firm, talks about reclaiming of withholding tax.


Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 01, 2011

Tax-burdenUS authorities have pushed back the date for compliance with its Fatca rule in recognition of the burden it will cause. Nick Matthews and Matt Haddow, of Kinetic Partners, explain the challenges for fund businesses.


Sep 01, 2011

roundtable_410Custody leaders tell us what they think differentiates their firms from rivals, and talk about challenges facing them and their asset manager clients.

Sep 01, 2011

DestinationsJurisdictions are competing for private equity asset servicing business. But, discovers Nicholas Pratt, in such a conservative market, emerging domiciles face an uphill task when challenging the old guard.

Sep 01, 2011

Robin-StrongAs it stands, multi-asset trading is rather like doing the Christmas shopping from several websites at once.


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