A growing number of European regulators and investors have expressed concerns about the liquidity risk management practices at daily dealing UCITS funds.
The UK FCA is set to open an assessment of authorised corporate directors following the fallout of the Neil Woodford fund affair.
The new dealing services will enable distribution of Irish UCITS ETFs to the Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions.
Depositaries role of fund oversight could prove to be a useful boost to the ESG investment process.
Northern Trust’s extends deal with Hermes to cover FX currency management services for its Irish fund range.
The laissez-faire approach to UCITS principles has riled market regulators following the recent saga with Neil Woodford's flagship fund, which could have long-term consequences on the funds industry.
LEI and UTI information will be required ahead of the SFTR deadline for large funds, according to an industry expert.
The custodian will also provide depositary, clearing and foreign exchange solutions for Pacific Asset Management's UCITS funds.
SGSS will become Fineco’s transfer agent and fund administrator in Italy and Luxembourg for its UCITS funds.
Northern Trust will act as the sole broker for AD Global Investors, assisting with its fixed income execution as well as providing custody, fund admin and FX services.