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Fund administration: current trends and who’s getting it right?

The recent low-rate monetary period has brought added complexity to the world of fund administration. Investors have sought out unorthodox channels in the pursuit of yield, with a clear trend towards non-listed assets – private equity, real estate and loans – as an asset class which...
Panel discussion: Outsourcing

This article is a based on an extract from a panel discussion on outsourcing which took place at the highly successful, inaugural Annual Meeting of The Network Forum in Warsaw. Chaired by industry veteran John Gubert, the panel comprised Alan Cameron, Global Solutions Sponsor for BNP Paribas...
Societe Generale: a sublime performance

This past Saturday, at London's Royal Festival Hall, was a proud moment for Societe Generale CEO Frederic Oudea. Close to three hundred of the Group's staff put on a spectacular performance of a repertoire which took the invited audience on a tour of Europe, featuring well-known works from the likes...
Does Mathieu Maurier possess a crystal ball?

Does Mathieu Maurier possess a crystal ball or some other method of divining the future? The question posed itself over the weekend of March 4/5 when news broke of the surprise announcement of an £11 billion merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life Investments. The likelihood of...

The great pensions switch continues

Optimism pervades the air

Getting volatility into perspective

Technology trends in the securities services industry

The rejuvenation of the outsourcing model

Resurgence of the network manager

Rise of the robots. But only up to a point...

Regulated enough already?

Breaking open the closed clearing systems

MiFID II: the transparency imperative

New operating models

South Africa: catching up or leading the field?

Frantic evolution in asset management

Tax transparency: the panacea for asset managers?

European investment industry regulation - in perfect harmony?

EMIR journey accumulates uncertainties

Product governance: giving investors what they want

Ripple effect: broker-dealer crisis impacts clearers

Hong Kong/China mutual recognition

Regional focus: Africa

Outsourcing: Success comes from letting go

Putting money into MENA

Annex IV's role in your European strategy

Class actions: a multi-billion dollar bean-feast

Shaking up broker execution and research

Further consolidation in fund services

Keeping up the gold standard

Post-trade fixes will boost asset safety and investment

Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds are opening up

2015 Investor Services Survey – exclusive preview

ISITC: operational efficiency and risk mitigation

T2S: wave 1 migration in final testing

The emergence of direct lending as an asset class

Hong Kong/China mutual recognition on its way

Collateral management: where are we now?

Who will Generation Z trust to manage their assets?

T+2: a less unsettling world

Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect goes live

T2S: ready to catch the first wave?

2014 Fund Administration Survey

The next three years: what's in store?

Boost returns with buy-side algorithms

UCITS: where next, what next?

In conversation with Dr Mark Mobius

China focus