Upcoming events
The latest Asset Servicing industry events
September 2017
26
Bringing together the best minds in the industry, TSAM comes to the APAC region, presenting 3 co-located conferences, enabling you and your team to customize your own agendas across:
October 2017
2-3
Meet, discuss and help shape the future of the Irish fund operations and transfer agency community.
GAIM Ops West Coast 2017
Palm Springs, CA
October 2017
23-25
GAIM Ops West Coast is the leading event connecting the C-Level hedge fund and private equity operations, due diligence and compliance communities.
Sibos
Toronto
October 2017
16-19
Sibos is the world’s premier financial services event.
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Harnessing data can keep securities secure
18 October 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Securities transactions are just as susceptible to cybercrime as payments, and proper use, and protection, of data is key to managing that risk, Sibos attendees have heard
Banks cautiously optimistic about impact of tech
18 October 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Theo Andrew
According to the BNY Mellon research, Rethinking the Client Payment Experience, security and reliability are viewed as instrumental in creating the ideal payment experience
BNY Mellon and HSBC sign up to Algomi’s Honeycomb
18 October 2018 | New York | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The collaboration is expected to bolster fixed income market liquidity by giving both BNY Mellon and HSBC clients the ability to make select holdings information available anonymously through the new solution
Broadridge completes blockchain bilateral repo pilot
18 October 2016 | New York | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The pilot, conducted in partnership with Natixis and Societe Generale, utilises distributed ledger technology in order to make complex processes “more secure, transparent and efficient”
Industry torn on which city will replace London as post-Brexit financial hub
17 October 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Frankfurt is set to displace London as a global financial centre after Brexit, according to an audience poll at Sibos 2017, however the session’s panellists were not convinced by the results
Quick response times key to managing reputational risk
17 October 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer-Derrien
Reputational risk should be taken as seriously as any other type of risk, and measured, organisation-wide, and well-planned responses are key to minimising it, heard panel attendees at Sibos 2017
NEX partners with Baton Systems
17 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The agreement means Baton Systems will be the first third party to provide its clients with services through NEX’s Infinity solution
Features
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Broadridge’s Demi Derem talks proxy processing for custodians, the updated SRD and the opportunity for shared service operational models
The past decade has seen significant change in securities services, but some challenges lead to lessons learnt, says Deutsche Bank’s Satvinder Singh
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Artificial intelligence is already a reality in daily life, and it has a place in financial services, says Matt Davey of Societe Generale Securities Services
As technology has advanced, so too has the threat of cyberattack, and if financial services firms put a foot wrong, they stand to lose more than money
AI and machine learning technology is here to stay, but should the financial industry embrace a super-efficient helping hand, or keep it at a safe distance?
As if the regulatory environment, cyber threats and cost challenges weren’t enough, custodians are also under more pressure than ever to compete
Shifting market demands and new regulations are making for an interesting year in the collateral marketplace, says Northern Trust’s George Trapp
Any firm whose clients or counterparties are affected by MiFID II will also fall within the regulation’s vast scope, says Tony Freeman of DTCC
Country profiles
The latest country profiles from Asset Servicing Times
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
Interviews
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