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First state-level regulator joins R3 DLT consortium
24 March 2017 | Illinois | Reporter: Katherine Brown
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) has become the first state-level regulator to join R3’s distributed ledger group...
Wolters Kluwer wins Russian reporting mandate
24 March 2017 | Moscow | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Nordea Bank Russia is set to go live with the Wolters Kluwer OneSumX Risk and Management Information Systems (MIS) reporting solution
Mutual insurer simplifies custody with single provider
23 March 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Thélem Assurances awarded the mandate to CACEIS after deciding to simplify its custodian relationships, according to CFO Benoit Jullien
SEC to move US to T+2
23 March 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Amundi clears credit default swaps through CDSClear
23 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
MiFID II challenges abound
22 March 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
ESG key for millennial investors
22 March 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
UK pension funds embrace alternatives
22 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Northern Trust retains Australian pension fund custody mandate
22 March 2017 | Melbourne | Reporter: Drew Nicol
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Maijoor: Brexit cannot mean regulatory competition
21 March 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
ESG changing the face of asset management
21 March 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Northern Trust undergoes C&IS reshuffle
21 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
FundBPO outsources workflow to DST Systems
21 March 2017 | Sydney | Reporter: Drew Nicol
SmartStream appoints new CFO
21 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EU market participants too busy for CMU
20 March 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Drew Nicol
SIX unveils DLT bond issuance solution
17 March 2017 | Zurich | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Irish fund admins warned to buck up on outsourcing
16 March 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Brexit poses threat to CMU success, says Clearstream
16 March 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Northern Trust boosts UK fund services team
16 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Quest for ‘warehouses of truth’
15 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Asset management IT department’s role will change
15 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Cultural battle being waged over data
15 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Robot out of it, say asset managers
15 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
J.P. Morgan reshuffles asset custody team
15 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Euroclear to enter US equity clearing space
15 March 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Drew Nicol
FINMA approves first derivatives trade repository
14 March 2017 | Zurich | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
PFS hires cloud services specialist
14 March 2017 | Isle of Man | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Indata upgrades in MiFID II prep
14 March 2017 | Greenwich, Connecticut | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Linedata in fixed income analytics partnership
13 March 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
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Features
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The transfer agency space may not have taken such a regulatory battering as much of the industry, but at ITAS 2017, providers heard that they will have to start making changes if they want a fighting chance of survival
As the long-standing Barclays Point risk analytics solution winds down to retirement, investment managers have some tricky decisions to make, according to Confluence’s Katie Kiss
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As they face increasing demands from clients and regulators alike, fund administrators could be best off leaving back-office technology upgrades to the professionals, according to Kelly Ashe of Pacific Fund Systems
In the search for alpha, appointing an investment fund and a management company can bring myriad benefits, says Eduard von Kymmel of VP Bank
Fund distribution is entering the digital age, and so can traditional service providers. Fundsquare’s Paolo Brignardello explains
Blockchain may be the talk of the town, but before the industry starts moving ahead, it has to figure out in which direction it will go
Technology is changing the way we live, work and invest. Experts discuss how transfer agency is reacting as the movement gathers pace
The Middle Eastern markets are diverse in many ways, and they’re focusing on themselves before they look to harmonise settlement cycles within the wider region
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The Asian market may be improving on the harmonisation front, but the situation is still far from ideal. Experts discuss what there is still left to do
Brazil is hogging the limelight from its South American neighbours. But, although reforms are in full swing, there is still work to be done
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No nation is an island, and the Polish CSD has post-trade services to cater to all of Central and Eastern Europe, says KDPW’s Iwona Sroka
In a region as geographically, culturally and economically diverse as Asia, funds passports have a tricky road ahead if they’re to redefine the industry
Amid cross-border restrictions and tightened belts, Luxembourg’s kingdom of real estate investment won’t be crumbling any time soon
The Chinese market has taken a knock to its confidence, but despite its size, it is still merely an emerging market, and must take these setbacks in its stride
Rich in sunshine, cork hats and tired clichés, Australia’s funds industry doesn’t buck the trend, boasting record levels of assets under custody
As the Saudi Arabian stock exchange finally opens its doors to foreign investments, the influx from abroad will be in baby steps, not leaps and bounds
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