custody

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

Apr 07, 2010

Hedge funds are still taking up a lot of administrators' time. Hopefully it will all be worth it in the end, says Nick Fitzpatrick

Apr 07, 2010

Acquisitions of specialist administration firms by BNY Mellon and State Street  reflect that the appetite for alternatives will not abate just because of the crisis, says Nick Fitzpatrick...

Apr 06, 2010

sal_oppenheim"There is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction," Winston Churchill, once said. For the German private bank Sal.

Mar 16, 2010

Real estate is slowly resurfacing as an investment target, but certain clients will be far more specific about how they invest, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

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