Challenges that are facing clearing brokers in the current market environment

Alun Green, General Manager, Post-Trade Derivatives at SunGard, provides an overview of post-trade futures and cleared swaps utility, the challenges faced in the current market environment and how their utility can assist clearing brokers.

Posted on: 26 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

SunGard claims derivatives clearing utility will save clearing brokers from margin squeeze

A new industry utility is being launched by SunGard for post-trade futures and cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives operations.

Posted on: 16 Mar, 2015
Posted in: Operations

Global FATCA is imminent, says SEI

A global Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) or GATCA is imminent, a senior executive at SEI has warned. 

Posted on: 14 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Fund managers still grappling with FATCA requirements, says SEI

Investment managers are still coming to grips with their obligations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) despite the registration deadline for initial Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) being just one month away, according to a

Posted on: 26 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

ALFI: Luxembourg bolstering tax transparency, says finance minister

Luxembourg is bolstering its tax transparency and is likely to sign its intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the US on FATCA by the end of this month, according to the country’s finance minister.

Posted on: 18 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Legal

FATCA guidance welcomed although challenges remain

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published the draft agreement for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) reporting directly to the IRS and those conveying information through the model two intergovernmental agreement (IGA) as mandated under

Posted on: 04 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Regulatory compliance costs biggest challenge for boutiques, says SunGard/TABB Group study

The cost of regulatory compliance is the biggest challenge facing boutique asset managers over the next 12 months, according to research undertaken by TABB Group and SunGard.

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

COOs deliver a message to portfolio managers

If SunGard commissions the Aite Group to survey hedge fund managers, we can be confident that the technology and outsourcing vendor will be delighted if the respondents say they are going to increase their technology expenditure and outsource more

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Operational Risk

FATCA biggest regulatory challenge for managers, says survey

FATCA ranks as the biggest regulatory challenge for hedge fund managers, according to a study by Sungard, the technology vendor and Aite Group, a consultancy.

Posted on: 09 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

The scapegoats in Spain are short sellers

It is impossible to read any study of short selling bans without being reminded of the old joke about politics as the art of looking for a problem that does not exist, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.

Posted on: 08 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Regulation


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