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

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2016

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 dozens of markets around the world.

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2016

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...

Posted on: 03 Feb, 2016

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...

Posted on: 28 Jan, 2016
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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...
Posted on: 27 Jan, 2016

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.

Posted on: 21 Jan, 2016

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...

Posted on: 13 Jan, 2016

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...

Posted on: 08 Jan, 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.
Posted on: 04 Jan, 2016
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.
Posted on: 22 Dec, 2015

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