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Clearing brokers retreating from delegated reporting

Clearing brokers are likely to retreat from providing buy-side clients with delegated reporting services for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) as required under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Posted on: 07 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

SS&C GlobeOp confident of gaining authorisation for depo-lite before AIFMD deadline

SS&C GlobeOp is confident it will have approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to operate as an fully authorised depositary-lite by the July 22, 2014 implementation deadline of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directiv

Posted on: 03 Jul, 2014

FCA authorises three prime brokers to undertake safe-keeping under AIFMD

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has authorised the prime brokerage arms of Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Barclays to undertake the Article 21(8)(a) safe-keeping of financial instruments duties as required under the EU’s Alternative Inv

Posted on: 27 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

FCA backlog of depository authorisations puts fund managers at regulatory risk

Managers risk disruption to their businesses or being in non-compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) as the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is yet to give regulatory approval to a number of AIFMD depositar

Posted on: 10 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Shadow fund administration on rise

Service providers predict there will be a significant increase in shadow fund administration at hedge funds amid growing pressure from institutional investors.

Posted on: 16 Apr, 2014

COOConnect Summary of 2013: Part 4

Here is the fourth and penultimate instalment of COOConnect’s five part series summarising the key events to impact the hedge fund industry in 2013.

FCA gets tough on fees

Posted on: 18 Dec, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Northern Trust launches online Form PF toolkit

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has unveiled an online tool to help streamline the Form PF submission process.

Posted on: 14 May, 2013

Key issues for hedge funds during Q1

Here is a summary of some of the key events which have happened in the hedge fund industry during the first quarter of 2013.



Posted on: 03 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Shadow fund administration debate-post Bridgewater is "passing phase"

Institutional investors are discussing shadow fund administration more with their hedge funds in light of the Bridgewater Associates-BNY Mellon-Northern Trust deal, although it is likely to be a passing phase, the co-CEO at Wells Fargo Global Fund

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2013

Northern Trust names new vice-president

Northern Trust announced that Tony Glickman will join as senior vice president for global client solutions.

He will engage with clients to develop solutions for hedge funds, asset managers and institutional investors.

Posted on: 02 Aug, 2012
Posted in: People Moves
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