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Jul 18, 2014

Nick LysterThe new alternative funds regime, which launches when the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive takes hold on July 22, frees institutional investors from the restrictions of Ucits funds while offering a similar quality mark. It is a great opportunity, says Nick Lyster, the European chief executive of Principal Global Investors.

Jul 17, 2014

14.10 HandshakeThe UK's Hansa Trust has appointed a depositary in readiness for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Jul 16, 2014

ProfitJP Morgan Chase reported increased assets under management and assets under custody this week in group results that beat analysts' expectations.

Jun 30, 2014

Big BenBlackRock says it is the first firm to launch a UK-domiciled tax transparent fund, a structure approved by the UK Treasury last year.

Jun 27, 2014

Signing dealBNY Mellon has won a custody deal with Finnish pension scheme Valtion Eläkerahastom, whose custody agreement with JP Morgan will expire in December.

Jun 23, 2014

CliffsThree industry heads covering Ireland consider the recovery in European and US equities and what it means for the Irish funds industry, such as an increased distribution needs.

Jun 23, 2014

Philippe SeyllIn Beijing, Philippe Seyll explains Clearstream's role as an international central securities depositary to 900 Chinese asset management professionals.

Jun 23, 2014

A panel of asset servicing experts examine how new regulations and a march towards automation has changed the way they do business. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Jun 23, 2014

EUThe cost of using a depositary under new regulations for alternative funds is predicted to be much lower than originally feared, with expected prices collapsing by 50%.

Jun 23, 2014

Gift boxCustodians in Ireland are enjoying a growth in assets as new regulations like the AIFMD bring business. But Nicholas Pratt discovers there may still be pricing pains along the way.

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