November 07, 2016 10:47 AM GMT

Data revolution

Data demands are higher and more complex than ever, but securities services firms are tapping into new technologies and sources to meet the challenge, writes Sarfraz Thind.

November 04, 2016 9:53 AM GMT

The reporting riddle

Firms are facing a complex and fragmented series of reporting regimes across the world, but how can they make sense of it all? Charles Gubert investigates.

October 25, 2016 12:20 PM GMT

China: Open for business

For foreign investors China is becoming more accessible with every passing month as Stock Connect and the domestic bond market develops. Jonathan Watkins looks at the state of China’s gradual market liberalisation.

October 06, 2016 9:20 AM GMT

Over, but not out

At the end of July this year Mark Kerns left Standard Bank, where he was head of investor services to take on new challenges. Here he makes clear to Global Custodian that he is not yet ready to put his feet up.

October 03, 2016 12:16 PM GMT

The great clearing clearout

Innovations to enable buy-side firms to become direct clearing members at central counterparty clearing houses (CCPs) are generating interest as banks increasingly call time on their clearing businesses. But what is causing this, and how much real interest is there likely to be?

September 22, 2016 1:29 PM GMT

Time for a change of scenery?

There is a growing trend of hedge funds converting into family offices, leading them to reassess their service provider relationships, writes Charles Gubert.

September 20, 2016 12:55 PM GMT

Scaling forward

Fund administrators need scale to help hedge funds through a tough period, says SS&C’s new SVP Stephanie Miller.

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.