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US Volcker Rule not fit for purpose, says SIFMA
22 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The US Volcker Rule is too broad, excessively complex, and uniquely prescriptive, according to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Pension fund mandate for BNP Paribas
21 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The West Sussex Pension Fund is the fifth appointment BNP Paribas has secured under the Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) National Framework Agreement
IHS Markit names new COO for thinkFolio
21 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Cunningham will lead thinkFolio’s product management, services, support and managed service offering
AcadiaSoft expands user base for IM compliance
21 September 2017 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Drew Nicol
SIX: Speedy settlement key in collateral management
21 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
FCA takes pragmatic approach to MiFID II deadline
21 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Trade Informatics releases Peer Analysis tool
20 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
BNP Paribas becomes first French OTC Clearing member
20 September 2017 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Barney Dixon
LRI Group adds to real assets team
20 September 2017 | Luxembourg City | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
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Ten-year T2S saga comes to an end
19 September 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
SS&C on point with launch of Precision LM 3.0
19 September 2017 | Windsor | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Linedata and DTCC keep partnership going
19 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
PwC promotes into leadership roles
19 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Euroclear-DTCC and Lombard Risk link collateral management programmes
18 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Sanne backed as fund administrator by Central Bank of Ireland
18 September 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Theo Andrew
New COO joins Calastone
18 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
UCITS funds enjoy assets boom in Q2
18 September 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Blockchain fund recording platform launches
15 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The Bunker digs in with fintech Sandbox service
15 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
Euroclear bags Eliet for regulatory compliance
14 September 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Broadridge promotes Santangelo to president of EMEA and APAC sales
14 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Smartkarma to provide research through NYFIX Portal
13 September 2017 | Singapore | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Broadridge welcomes Paul Wilson as account manager
13 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Deutsche Bank’s Ying-Ying Tan snapped up by Standard Chartered
12 September 2017 | Singapore | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
SEC praises “smooth” T+2 transition
12 September 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Hook to expand MUFG relationships team
12 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
RBC and IHS Market collaborate on MiFID II research payment solution
12 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
J.P. Morgan rejig continues with new custody chief
11 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Bricknode launches new funding solution
11 September 2017 | Skövde | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
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Features
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Brexit has meant some difficult decisions for UK-based financial services firms. Stephanie Palmer-Derrien asks whether Ireland could be the answer
Mark Baker of SimCorp assesses the results of two recent surveys to gauge what matters most when optimising collateral and controlling liquidity
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Jay Patani of software company ITRS looks at how financial institutions of all shapes and sizes can reduce reputational risk in their trading systems
As the FCA consults on the potential expansion of its Senior Management and Certification Regime, Stephanie Palmer gauges the initial reactions
In a climate of regulatory change, cost pressures and cyber threats, the network management industry will be at its strongest if it sticks together. Stephanie Palmer reports from The Network Forum in Warsaw
Regulation and technology were still the hottest topics in town at Fund Forum International in Berlin. Stephanie Palmer reports
As the active-passive fund debate reaches fever pitch, there is a third option, says Broadridge’s Stephanie Clarke
Asset managers are increasingly relying on data, and the service providers that can manage it, heard attendees at London’s TSAM conference
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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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