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January 04, 2017 1:45 PM GMT

AIFMD passport problems

ESMA’s AIFMD passport situation is a confusing one with timelines uncertain, demand questionable and even the schemes entire usefulness being questionable. Charles Gubert looks at the pan-EU marketing passport initative.

December 19, 2016 1:23 PM GMT

What to expect in 2017

With the New Year approaching, industry experts give their view on what to expect in 2017.

December 14, 2016 12:55 PM GMT

Marginal differences

Since the initial margin rules for uncleared derivatives came into force on 1 September, it has had a widespread impact on trading, writes Joe Parsons.

December 12, 2016 1:16 PM GMT

Standing out from the crowd

Private equity is one of the most popular alternatives strategy among end investors but only around 20% to 30% of its administration is externalised. Now private equity firms may be opening up to the idea of outsourcing to capable fund administrators.

December 12, 2016 12:20 PM GMT

FAT2SQs (Frequently asked T2S questions)

Global Custodian asked a range of industry players what were the most frequently asked questions clients were asking them about the T2S project and how they were answering them.

December 09, 2016 12:03 PM GMT

Local Government asset pooling, a complex opportunity

Proposals by the UK government to pool local government pension scheme (LGPS) assets presents a number of cost saving opportunities, but there are also challenges which will need to be addressed, according to J.P. Morgan. 

December 05, 2016 10:25 AM GMT

Sitting pretty in APAC

Securities lending is reaching all time highs in Asia-Pacific with an increased demand for high quality liquid assets (HQLA) driving profitability, growth and new markets. Rachel Alembakis discovers the reasons behind the surge.

November 17, 2016 12:05 PM GMT

Subs keeping their head above water

Sub-custodians are facing challenging times and the globals are concerned about exits and the custody chain, but should they be? Paul Walsh looks at the current state of the sub-custody business.