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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.Papers published by...

Catch up with the Global Custody Forum

COOConnect interviewed a number of experts at the Global Custody Forum in London, the event hosted by ICBI and Thomas Murray IDS earlier this month. The full interviews are all hosted on the...

Dominic Hobson

What is the future operating model of the custody industry? A presentation by Dominic Hobson at the Global Custody Forum in London on 2 December 2014.

 

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Bad things that can happen to client assets

Sonia Maloney, Chief Operating Officer at Norrep Capital Management Ltd, speaks to COOConnect about the best ways of identifying the risks when going into the market and the main concerns at the moment. Sonia also summarises the conclusions drawn...

Post on: 19 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Possessing collateral for mandatory clearing - are the buy-side prepared?

Rob Scott, Head of Custody & Collateral Solutions at Commerzbank, speaks to COOConnect about the preparedness of the buy-side for mandatory clearing in terms of possessing collateral, the improvements that need to be made, and whether there...

Post on: 17 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

T2S challenges and the impacts of CSDR

Markus Ruetimann, Chief Operating Officer at Schroders, speaks to COOConnect about the challenges of T2S and the impacts of CSDR. Markus also summarises the conclusions drawn during his panel discussion on 'investigating the changing relationship...

Post on: 16 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

AIFMD bringing challenges in APAC

Rakesh Vangayil, COO APAC and Emerging Markets at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, on how AIFMD is impacting managers in APAC and the biggest challenges that it is bringing for those firms.

Post on: 15 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Efforts being made to make the Russian markets more attractive

Maria Ivanova, Vice President and Director for Development & Client Relations at the National Settlement Depository, spoke to COOConnect about the efforts that have been made to make the Russian markets more attractive.

Post on: 12 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

COOConnect interview with Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services

Regulators and investors are demanding more data than ever before from fund managers.

Post on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Operations

FCA scrutiny over outsourcing could be extended to insurers and pensions

Insurers and even pension funds could potentially face scrutiny from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over their outsourcing arrangements in a manner not too dissimilar from the thematic review undertaken against asset managers.

Post on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Martin Cornish talks depositary lite and AIFMD II

We spoke to Martin Cornish of MJ Hudson about how long depo lite will last and what AIFMD II can improve upon AIFMD I.

Post on: 09 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

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Bad things that can happen to client assets

Sonia Maloney, Chief Operating Officer at Norrep Capital Management Ltd, speaks to COOConnect about the best ways of identifying the risks when going into the market and the main concerns at the moment. Sonia also summarises the conclusions drawn...

Post on: 19 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Possessing collateral for mandatory clearing - are the buy-side prepared?

Rob Scott, Head of Custody & Collateral Solutions at Commerzbank, speaks to COOConnect about the preparedness of the buy-side for mandatory clearing in terms of possessing collateral, the improvements that need to be made, and whether there...

Post on: 17 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

T2S challenges and the impacts of CSDR

Markus Ruetimann, Chief Operating Officer at Schroders, speaks to COOConnect about the challenges of T2S and the impacts of CSDR. Markus also summarises the conclusions drawn during his panel discussion on 'investigating the changing relationship...

Post on: 16 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

AIFMD bringing challenges in APAC

Rakesh Vangayil, COO APAC and Emerging Markets at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, on how AIFMD is impacting managers in APAC and the biggest challenges that it is bringing for those firms.

Post on: 15 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Efforts being made to make the Russian markets more attractive

Maria Ivanova, Vice President and Director for Development & Client Relations at the National Settlement Depository, spoke to COOConnect about the efforts that have been made to make the Russian markets more attractive.

Post on: 12 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

COOConnect interview with Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services

Regulators and investors are demanding more data than ever before from fund managers.

Post on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Operations

FCA scrutiny over outsourcing could be extended to insurers and pensions

Insurers and even pension funds could potentially face scrutiny from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over their outsourcing arrangements in a manner not too dissimilar from the thematic review undertaken against asset managers.

Post on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Martin Cornish talks depositary lite and AIFMD II

We spoke to Martin Cornish of MJ Hudson about how long depo lite will last and what AIFMD II can improve upon AIFMD I.

Post on: 09 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

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

COOConnect interview with Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services

Regulators and investors are demanding more data than ever before from fund managers.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Operations

FCA scrutiny over outsourcing could be extended to insurers and pensions

Insurers and even pension funds could potentially face scrutiny from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over their outsourcing arrangements in a manner not too dissimilar from the thematic review undertaken against asset managers.

Posted on: 11 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Global regulators need to standardise tax reporting mechanisms

Global regulators need to standardise the mechanisms by which financial institutions exchange tax information on their clients amid concern the number of tax information exchange agreements between various countries is spiraling out of control.

Posted on: 08 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

European regulators advise CCPs to review their TLAC processes

The European Commission and other global regulators are assessing the options by which to deal with the failure of a central counterparty clearing house (CCP).

Posted on: 04 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Operational Risk

Solvency II capital charges should be lowered

European regulators should lower the Solvency II capital charges for insurers investing into hedge funds just as they did for private equity, it has been argued.

Posted on: 03 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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