Magazine Issues»September 2013

UFONicholas Pratt examines the effect that the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is having on a custody bank's use of sub-custodians. Plus, the challenge from new depositaries.

VaultFor a global custodian, assets have been shown to be at risk when they are out on loan with a prime broker. Among other questions, including about provider consolidation by asset managers, Funds Europe asked how banks deal with this risk.

DataWhen delegates arrive at the annual banking transactions conference, Sibos, which is held this year in Dubai, what will they discuss? Funds Europe asked senior executives at top firms to share their views.

Naughton KhanThe continent is coming to the fore in respect of new growth within the global economy and is attracting more foreign investors, writes Alan Naughton and Razia Khan of Standard Chartered.

David LyttonThe UK common law principle of legal advice privilege (LAP) is designed to enable a client to access legal advice openly from their lawyer.

Susan-BaroneSince the financial meltdown of 2007 and 2008, regulators globally have sought to understand the conditions that led to the unprecedented disorder and put in place controls to prevent a similar breakdown in the future.