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T2S promises fund settlement revolution

TARGET2-Securities (T2S), the single securities settlement system for Europe built and operated by the European Central Bank (ECB), is live.

Why HSBC dared to extend its sub-custody network to the United States

HSBC has added the United States to its network of markets in which the bank clears and custodies the assets of its clients directly. HSBC has done all this, with varying degrees of difficulty, in...



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New UK fund vehicle will give Cayman, Ireland and Luxembourg a run for their money

Fund managers have traditionally based their funds offshore to ensure they can distribute their funds to investors everywhere without worrying that the income and capital gains they generate might be taxed at a...

Post on: 03 Feb, 2016

eSecLending rides the asset safety wave

Segregation of assets in accounts that bear the name of the owner is one of the unstoppable regulatory and commercial trends of our time. While custodian banks have invested considerable resources in the development of ingenious arguments against...

Post on: 28 Jan, 2016
Posted in: Feature

BEPs and Private Equity

Under the direction of the G20, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) was requested to examine in detail “base erosion and profit shifting” (BEPS). It published its first report in February 2013 entitled “Addressing Base...
Post on: 27 Jan, 2016

GAIA points the way to the automation of hedge fund subscriptions and redemptions

Bill Gourlay, who previously ran the fund management strategy group at RBC in London, arrived at investment management industry technology consultants Idea Group as CEO in December 2013.

Post on: 21 Jan, 2016

An interview with John Van Verre of HSBC

Thomas Murray spoke to John Van Verre about HSBC's move to launch a US direct custody and clearing model - what it means for the bank and its clients, how it aids with regulatory challenges in the custody industry and what it means for HSBC in...

Post on: 13 Jan, 2016

The impact of margin requirements for non-cleared OTC derivatives on the fund management...

To help fund managers understand what is required of them, and how prepared they are by comparison with their peers, the Depositary Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has published in the form of a White Paper an analysis of the results of a...

Post on: 08 Jan, 2016

Penelope Biggs of Northern Trust on Key Custody Trends in 2016

GCF spoke to Penelope Biggs, Head of Institutional Investor Group - EMEA at Northern Trust, on the key custody trends we can expect to see in 2016, at the 2015 Global Custody Forum in London.
Post on: 04 Jan, 2016

V. S. Raj of Syntel on Big Data

GCF spoke to V. S. Raj, Global Head of the Financial Services Business at Syntel, on Big Data, at the 2015 Global Custody Forum in London.
Post on: 22 Dec, 2015

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New UK fund vehicle will give Cayman, Ireland and Luxembourg a run for their money

Fund managers have traditionally based their funds offshore to ensure they can distribute their funds to investors everywhere without worrying that the income and capital gains they generate might be taxed at a...

Post on: 03 Feb, 2016

eSecLending rides the asset safety wave

Segregation of assets in accounts that bear the name of the owner is one of the unstoppable regulatory and commercial trends of our time. While custodian banks have invested considerable resources in the development of ingenious arguments against...

Post on: 28 Jan, 2016
Posted in: Feature

BEPs and Private Equity

Under the direction of the G20, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) was requested to examine in detail “base erosion and profit shifting” (BEPS). It published its first report in February 2013 entitled “Addressing Base...
Post on: 27 Jan, 2016

GAIA points the way to the automation of hedge fund subscriptions and redemptions

Bill Gourlay, who previously ran the fund management strategy group at RBC in London, arrived at investment management industry technology consultants Idea Group as CEO in December 2013.

Post on: 21 Jan, 2016

An interview with John Van Verre of HSBC

Thomas Murray spoke to John Van Verre about HSBC's move to launch a US direct custody and clearing model - what it means for the bank and its clients, how it aids with regulatory challenges in the custody industry and what it means for HSBC in...

Post on: 13 Jan, 2016

The impact of margin requirements for non-cleared OTC derivatives on the fund management...

To help fund managers understand what is required of them, and how prepared they are by comparison with their peers, the Depositary Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has published in the form of a White Paper an analysis of the results of a...

Post on: 08 Jan, 2016

Penelope Biggs of Northern Trust on Key Custody Trends in 2016

GCF spoke to Penelope Biggs, Head of Institutional Investor Group - EMEA at Northern Trust, on the key custody trends we can expect to see in 2016, at the 2015 Global Custody Forum in London.
Post on: 04 Jan, 2016

V. S. Raj of Syntel on Big Data

GCF spoke to V. S. Raj, Global Head of the Financial Services Business at Syntel, on Big Data, at the 2015 Global Custody Forum in London.
Post on: 22 Dec, 2015
Post-Trade Risk Roundtable for Funds
Date: Tuesday, 1 March, 2016
Start time: 09:00 - 12:00
Location: London EDITION Hotel, Central London
GEORGE T. HARTIGAN
Date: 
Friday, 5 June, 2015
Location: 
London
Role: 
Operations/Project Management

Citi to exit hedge fund administration

Citi has announced it is to exit hedge fund administration amid lower than expected earnings.

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2015

Increase in synthetic PB and alternative financing as primes face squeeze

Basel III capital and leverage ratios are likely to facilitate a substantial increase in synthetic prime brokerage financing and alternative sources of hedge fund financing.

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

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