AIMA has called for a stable equivalence deal if mutual fund recognition is not achieved after Brexit.
Data scientists will play a crucial role within securities services firms in the future but with a mass shortage of those professionals how can providers compete for this talent? Jonathan Watkins writes.
Vikram Limaye, CEO of India's National Stock Exchange (NSE) outlines his vision of where the Indian securities markets need to focus in the sort to medium-term.
Amazon Web Services and other cloud providers are fast becoming a critical part of the financial world and, in particular, the securities services industry. But how is this impacting the traditional providers?
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are frequently being used as a way to raise funds in Africa as opposed to traditional listing methods, writes Charles Gubert.
Stock exchanges in East Asia are preparing to embrace shorter settlement cycles, but will differing approaches signal a shift in regional dynamics? Richard Meyer explains.
Charles Gubert summarises the key takeaways from the annual Super Return conference in Berlin, and looks into they key trends for private equity investing.
Much of the discussion about the applicability of distributed ledger technologies to financial transactions revolves around the notion of ‘smart contracts’.
Fund managers who are only just figuring out MiFID II appear to be particularly behind the curve with GDPR preparedness.
There is a strong case for emerging markets to adopt cheaper disruptive technologies like blockchain instead of building costly CCPs or CSDs.
Africa's stock markets are investing a lot of time and effort into strengthening and formalising cross-border linkages and relationships.
Market participants have called for the review of the depositary and reporting requirements under AIFMD.
Mark Aldoroty’s reputation in the industry was hardly up for debate, however Global Custodian decided to add one more achievement to the resume of Pershing’s prime services head by adding him to our Hall of Fame. Here he discusses his career and the ever-changing prime brokerage industry.
Following a live voting process in which over 7,000 votes were cast, Northern Trust’s Peter Cherecwich, president of corporate and institutional services, took home the coveted North America Person of the Year. We speak to Peter about how Northern Trust is leading the way in technological development and his future goals for the business.
Artificial intelligence will remove boring and dull tasks rather reduce headcount in securities services.