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July 06, 2016 9:40 AM GMT

Capital markets dis-union

The European Union’s Capital Markets Union initiative is likely to be heavily impacted as the UK’s role in its formulation and implementation is diminished post-Brexit.

July 04, 2016 8:36 AM GMT

The custodian’s question

A lack of regulation, a Chinese ponzi scheme scandal and a murky future surround Peer2Peer lending, so should custodians avoid or embrace it?

June 21, 2016 9:52 AM GMT

A transition phase

The transition management landscape has undergone significant changes in recent years through increasing competition, regulatory scrutiny and providers exiting the business. Are custodians still prioritising the business and do they see it as a growth area? Jonathan Watkins and Paul Walsh investigate.

June 08, 2016 9:35 AM GMT

The great depositary power struggle

Hedge funds are slamming a lack of engagement from their depositaries, questioning  the value of the services and claiming they are feeling trapped, but with costs of the service so low are they asking for too much?

June 03, 2016 2:05 PM GMT

Not another blockchain love story

The securities services industry has fallen hard for blockchain, dubbing it as the technology to revolutionise multiple processes in the future, but is it as good as it seems?

June 03, 2016 1:45 PM GMT

Securities lending: New entrants, new scrutiny

The more entrants who come into securities lending, the more attention regulators are paying to the activity. Charles Gubert asks: what will be the end result?

June 03, 2016 1:38 PM GMT

Asian passports: Eclipsed but not forgotten

Amid all of the headline-grabbing market volatility and economic reforms under-way in China, two initiatives designed to ease cross-border fund distribution across parts of Asia-Pacific have gone under the radar.

January 04, 2016 4:44 PM GMT

Bringing blockchain into the mainstream

ItBit CEO Chad Cascarilla explains how blockchain technology can bring new efficiencies to post-trade processes with the minimum of disruption.

January 04, 2016 4:33 PM GMT

No time to settle

ItBit CEO Chad Cascarilla explains how blockchain technology can bring new efficiencies to post-trade processes with the minimum of disruption.

January 04, 2016 3:26 PM GMT

Opening up

NeMA Asia was abuzz with the opportunities created by further Chinese market liberalisation.

January 04, 2016 2:36 PM GMT

Digging deep

"Network managers are conducting more detailed levels of due diligence as part of the selection process" says Alan Cameron, head of relationship management for international banks and broker dealers at BNP Paribas Securities Services.