THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Preparing for UMR – a calculated risk?

Global Custodian spoke to Cristina Grigore, Director, Derivatives Data & Valuations Services and Hiroshi Tanase, Executive Director, IHS Markit about the calculation challenges for UMR compliance.

Where should fund administrators be investing? 

Fund administration as a business includes a broad range of services at different stages of automation. To sustain a scalable fund administration business in today’s market environment, service providers will need to harness new technologies to upgrade the client experience, if they have not already done so. 

Digital assets move mainstream

According to a recent survey conducted jointly by Citi and Global Custodian, the financial services industry recognises the potential of digital assets to capture a significant portion of trading activity over the next few years, though many individual firms have yet to refine their own strategies for engagement.

The world’s most important asset

BNY Mellon has combined new technologies, partnerships and a philosophy that data has become the world’s most important asset class, according to Steve Taylor, head of BNY Mellon Data Vault, who explains the custodian’s approach.

From legacy to digital

How are providers of established securities services getting to grips with the opportunities that new technologies provide?

Private capital fund CFOs: The data challenge

Private capital fund CFOs have not traditionally seen their role as client-facing. But with data
demands on the rise, how are these CFOs getting to grips with new requirements?

Sharing is caring – releasing value by productivity and collaboration

As financial services firms assess how they will transform their operations, Roy Saadon, CEO of AccessFintech, outlines how its Synergy Network is driving data collaboration, workflow optimisation and technology distribution.

Why LPs are diving into waterfalls       

The complexity of distribution waterfalls can often deter Limited Partners (LPs) from engaging in the calculation process, but as Delphine Jones, solutions consultant executive at PEF Services LLC explains, understanding the methods and arming yourself with a bit of knowledge can be a valuable thing.