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Here is a summary of GAIM Ops, Dublin, which took place from 8-10 October 2014. COOConnect editor Charles Gubert was in attendance at the conference in the Republic of Ireland.

Posted on: 17 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Operations

Global regulators and financial institutions should focus on preventative rather than reactive measures to mitigate the knock-on effects of a central counterparty clearing house (CCP) running into difficulty if one of its clearing members...

Posted on: 16 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

One of the best known and highest profile figures in the securities services industry is leaving Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) in early November.

Posted on: 16 Oct, 2014
Posted in: People Moves

Firms outsourcing the compilation and submission of their Annex IV to fund administrators could find themselves under pressure to disclose the document to investors if administration costs are borne by the fund.

Posted on: 15 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Outsourcing

The Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) is seeking regulatory approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Federal Reserve to provide centralised clearing for the $1.6 trillion institutional tri-party repo market.

Posted on: 15 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Alternative sources of hedge fund financing could emerge as prime brokers scale back their financing as banks seek to meet their Basel III capital requirements.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Managers need Assets under Management (AuM) of between $100 million and $150 million if they are to break-even amid growing regulatory scrutiny and pressure from investors to institutionalise their businesses.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Launches

A source close to the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), the Irish regulator, has said fund passporting schemes in Asia could facilitate reduced access for UCITS managers to investors in the region.

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Fund managers impacted by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) should begin collecting static data from their counterparties to start populating the Annex IV report so as to avoid a mad rush when the deadline approaches.

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

COOConnect spoke to Tom Zdon, vice president at Advent Software, about the technology firm’s new suite of products, at the company’s client conference in Barcelona.

Posted on: 09 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Feature

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