Prime brokers are now stepping up their due diligence of hedge funds, becoming more forensic when looking to bring a hedge fund onto their balance sheet.
Technology, regulation, diversity, Brexit, T2S, the role of the network manager and much more discussed at the annual event, this year held in Athens.
The partnerships expand DTCC's support coverage for the incoming securities financing transaction regulation (SFTR).
Hedge funds are concerned a potential cap on synthetic leverage could cause several problems for certain strategies.
SimCorp research finds only 7% of buy-side firms are ready to comply with the incoming rules in September.
As UK and European regulators clash over post-Brexit share trading rules, it could spell further divergence for post-trade arrangements.
Global Custodian analyses the primary drivers that are hastening consolidation across the funds’ industry.
Some experts believe regulation of crypto-custody is likely to be fairly imminent, with some digital assets set to be designated as securities in due course.
The European Commission has said it will adopt temporary equivalence to ensure no disruption to central clearing in the case of no-deal Brexit.