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September 16, 2016 11:02 AM GMT

Analyse THIS

In this data driven environment, how should hedge funds change the way they interpret big data? Asks Conner Guidry.

September 13, 2016 10:58 AM GMT

Passing judgement on T2S

Leading figures in the industry join Global Custodian to discuss the past, present and future of T2S.

September 13, 2016 10:00 AM GMT

Europe won’t settle for second best

T2S has been in the making for over a decade and is finally reaching its climax. Paul Walsh looks at the history and market sentiment towards the pan-European settlement system.

September 09, 2016 11:46 AM GMT

Not ready for CRS? Here’s why you should be

The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is fast approaching, and financial institutions should be devoting more resources to ensuring compliance with the requirements.

September 05, 2016 11:50 AM GMT

Funds of hedge funds decline won’t stop here

Funds of hedge funds (FOFs) are facing existential challenges, and will likely face further consolidation amid underperformance in the hedge fund industry and threats from consultants.

August 23, 2016 10:59 AM GMT

The sec lending domino effect

Regulators are demanding more transparency into securities lending, meaning more data requirements for hedge funds, more work from services providers, higher fees, impacts on activity…and so on. Paul Walsh looks at the domino effect set to negatively impact hedge funds’ participation in securities lending.

August 19, 2016 11:17 AM GMT

US alternatives unsure over pan-EU passport

US-based alternative asset managers appear broadly reticent about applying for the pan-EU marketing passport available through full compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

August 17, 2016 11:02 AM GMT

Fund administrators competing for private equity business

Independent and bank-backed fund administrators are increasingly bolstering their services to cater for the $2.4 trillion private equity industry, an asset class which has traditionally failed to embrace outsourcing.

August 15, 2016 2:37 PM GMT

Needs must

The hunt for yield and the requirement to comply with a growing list of financial regulations are influencing the way participants in tri-party securities lending and repo structure transactions.

August 04, 2016 11:36 AM GMT

Fund administrators racing to become bigger machines

Intro: Hedge fund administrators are looking to be the biggest in order to be the best. Sarfraz Thind looks at the arms race among administrators building their AuM to new heights.

August 02, 2016 11:20 AM GMT

Should hedge funds care about blockchain?

The financial services industry has been quick to herald the potential of blockchain, but should hedge funds be paying attention too? Conner Guidry explains why they should care about the revolutionary technology.

July 28, 2016 12:20 PM GMT

Survival of the fittest

Mutual fund administrators are developing their offerings in response to stringent global and local regulations, but while some will thrive, some are just trying to survive in this environment.