Country profiles

Luxembourg
07 Feb 2018
Luxembourg’s asset servicing industry has blossomed to boast a substantial portion of types of funds in need of back and middle office functions, and now Brexit may offer an opportunity for further growth
Malta
07 Feb 2018
In order to stand out from competitors, Malta has resorted to innovative regulation, says to Joseph Camilleri of BOV Fund Services
Hong Kong
24 Jan 2018
Julien Kasparian, head of Hong Kong at BNP Paribas, explains the financial services industry in Hong Kong and how it competes globally
Asia
26 October 2016
Brazil
03 August 2016
Asia
16 March 2016
Luxembourg
17 February 2016
China
07 October 2015
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Australia
29 July 2015
Saudi Arabia
01 July 2015
Russia
17 June 2015
Brazil
22 April 2015
Hong Kong
23 March 2015
UK
11 March 2015
Bermuda
25 February 2015
Guernsey
11 February 2015
Ireland
28 January 2015
Nordics
14 January 2014
Colombia
10 December 2014
Canada
26 November 2014
Asia
05 November 2014
Africa
29 October 2014
Asia
29 October 2014
Dubai
17 September 2014
Germany
17 September 2014
Brazil
20 August 2014
Canada
23 July 2014
The Nordics
09 July 2014
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OFI AM and SETL become shareholders of IZNES
23 February 2018 | Paris | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
OFI AM and SETL have been joined as shareholders of IZNES by five asset management companies
Klesia Finances goes live with NeoXam’s Density solution
23 February 2018 | Paris | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
According to Klesia, Density will assist it in facing the current French and European regulatory landscape
EBA Clearing’s RT1 hits 500,000-transaction-mark
23 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The RT1 system passed the transaction milestone on 19 February
Liz Daniels joins FCA
23 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
The Financial Conduct Authority has appointed Liz Daniels as policy advisor
Gen II exceeds $175 billion in assets under administration
23 February 2018 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Gen II Fund Services has revealed that its assets under administration have exceeded $175 billion
SANNE hires Hannah Correll Jaeger
22 February 2018 | New York | Reporter: Becky Butcher
SANNE has appointed Hannah Correll Jaeger as head of client relationship management for the Americas to support the company’s growth
Benelux trio set to strengthen collaboration on blockchain
22 February 2018 | Brussels | Reporter: Becky Butcher
B-Hive, the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology and the Dutch Blockchain Coalition have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen further collaboration in blockchain within the Benelux region
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Industry participants discuss how factors, such as financial technology, have changed the role of transfer agents
After many years in the making, MiFID II has now become part of the regulatory furniture in Europe. However, the regulation’s first 30 days revealed lingering concerns around the scope of the changes
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Although MiFID II came into play on 3 January this year, now is not the time to relax as the job is only half done, says Peter Moss of SmartStream
With 2018 being a busy year for regulation in the financial services industry Jon Trinder and Matt Gibbs of Linedata discuss what firms should be working on around MiFID II, as well as the roll out of GDPR in May
With the industry in perpetual change, it’s important for firms to work together to take advantage of big data, according to Roy Kirby of SIX
As technology developments shape the world around them, financial services firms are starting to adapt. This year’s Sibos conference outlined where the industry is settling in, and where there are still milestones to pass
Rocky Martinez considers how AI can help improve post-trade processes, and how SmartStream’s new reconciliations solution is moving a step in the right direction towards helping firms keep costs at sustainable levels
New regulations, new competition and new cost pressures mean custodians and sub-custodians have more balls in the air than ever before
Interviews
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Chris Meader, founder of the North American Fund Administration Association, discusses his new start-up association, which aims to provide a forum for administrators to understand the risks, concerns and the opportunities the industry is facing