custody

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

Jun 08, 2011

StateStreet_LogoAs part of its integration of the Intesa Sanpaolo (ISP) securities services business, State Street will be opening two new offices in Italy - the first step towards further European expansion.

May 19, 2011

DubrovnikCountries such as Poland and Hungary are promising places for asset servicing firms to do business, both to satisfy local demand for fund services, and to locate low-cost processing centres. George Mitton asks if the Aifm directive could shake up the network of sub-custodians in the region

May 18, 2011

webMost asset management firms have yet to fully embrace social media. Martyn Cuff of Allianz Global Investors Europe says that in the age of Web 2.0 the time has come for the industry to elaborate web strategies in addition to their everyday IT plans


Apr 28, 2011

With the return of the risk appetite, service providers to the Nordic market need to up the ante and provide clients with a range of products they can move into quickly and that more suit their individual requirements. Edited by Angele Spiteri Paris

Apr 28, 2011

In part two the panel talk about fees, risks and future challenges.

Apr 19, 2011

MinersThere is no denying it, 2010 was a tough year, according to our fund administration survey respondents. Nicholas Pratt finds out what sizeable challenges they faced

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