Investment managers are re-evaluating their technology stacks and vendor line-ups following the global pandemic, says Bill Stone, CEO of SS&C Technologies, who highlights the catalysts driving these decisions along with key considerations when implementing front-to-back technology.
Max Hayden, global head of institutional sales, prime brokerage at IG Group, speaks to Global Custodian about how technology should be seen as an important differentiator in both winning business and maintaining client relationships with hedge funds.
John Sergides, CEO, MUFG Investor Services, discusses the implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) for investor services providers.
Drawing lessons from Global Custodian’s annual industry surveys, David Nable, managing director and head of client and partner development at Arcesium, suggests the lines between technology and business are blurring for the better.
With the prospect of a delay to the Settlement Discipline Regime to February 2022, firms should use this time to explore automated solutions to CSDR, according to Pardeep Cassells, head of financial products, Access Fintech.
Over half of the European exchange traded product (ETP) market already uses the International Central Securities Depositary (ICSD) model and uptake is accelerating. Rosa Scappatura, head of ICSDs relationships at BNY Mellon Corporate Trust, explains the drivers of this trend and outlines some of the key benefits of the ICSD model.
Global Custodian sat down with DTCC executives to discuss key client priorities and available solutions as firms prepare to manage the regulations coming through the pipeline in the months ahead.
The upcoming Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) will require firms to set up a direct link with a trade repository (TR) for the reporting of their trades. Thomas Steimann , CEO of REGIS-TR, outlines what the TR role is in this new regulation, and how it can help firms overcome the challenge of data management.
In its inaugural webinar, sponsored by Deutsche Bank, Global Custodian asked panellists to consider
whether longer-term industry changes would be interrupted or accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The surge of capital flowing into illiquid alternative assets highlights the need for transparency in investor reporting, but this great opportunity also remains one of the greatest challenges for the private capital markets, says Anne Anquillare, CFA, CEO and president of PEF Services.