Fiona Gallagher, global head of securities services, GTB, Deutsche Bank, tells Global Custodian what the securities services industry can learn from online retail businesses and how broader IT innovation can be harnessed to reinforce client efficiency.
Outsourcing and third-party clearing is fast emerging as an attractive solution in the Asia-Pacific region, not just for buy-side firms but also brokers and regional banks, as they look to alleviate capital and operational pressures.
Institutional clients are adopting a much more rigorous process in the selection of their service providers as the future of the financial services industry continues to be defined by the digital agenda underpinned by technology and connectivity say Louise Currie, general manager, and Anke Frankland, senior manager, network and relationship management for Nedbank Investor Services.
DTCC’s SSI Utility, otherwise known as the ALERT® platform, has built a community of over 1800 institutions, including 60 global and regional custodians, prime brokers and trust banks using the service for the maintenance and communication of standing settlement instructions (SSI). Moira Kiernan, director, product management, for DTCC’s Institutional Trade Processing explains the benefits of SSI automation and the optimal custodian managed workflow, Global Custodian Direct.
The world is watching as market infrastructures in Asia-Pacific are evolving, with some opting for radically new technologies to update their post-trade systems. The result could be a significant change to how market participants operate in the region.
In 2017, BNP Paribas Securities Services partnered with Fortia Financial Solutions to rollout its INNOVA software and automate their core depositary banking processes, signalling how banks can benefit from collaboration with FinTechs.
The global investor online survey seeks feedback regarding on-shore and cross-border collateral management services, as well as general access services to the China Interbank Bond Market (CIBM).
DTCC ALERT is a web-based global database for the maintenance and communication of account and standing settlement instructions (SSIs). Bill Meenaghan, an executive director for DTCC Product Management discusses developments in ALERT over the past year as well as in other DTCC services.
At the Global Custodian New York Awards dinner on 29 November, Maitland received an Editors’ Choice award for innovation in client experience. Global Custodian spoke with Frank Ferrara, senior client relationship manager at Maitland, about the firm’s approach to onboarding and relationship management in its private equity fund administration business.
Alternative investment managers are having to weigh up the costs of carrying out an overhaul of their internal technology to meet current regulatory and investor demands, or instead to outsource.
Corporate actions processes have been rife with inefficiencies for years. Global Custodian speaks to SmartStream Technologies’ Kurt Eldridge, executive vice president, global sales, on how corporate actions may finally step into the digital age.
Consumers have had, for some time, the ability to shape service provision and get instant access to information within their personal lives. How do these changing expectations and dynamics impact the securities services environment? Deutsche Bank explains how post-trade processes are being transformed by robotic process automation and data analytics.
Global Custodian speaks to Robert Akeson, head of equity prime brokerage for Mirae Asset Securities (USA), on its recent move into the US prime brokerage market.
The world of investor communications is changing faster than ever. Global Custodian speaks to Demi Derem, managing director, investor communication solutions, international, at Broadridge, about what is driving radical changes for investors, custodians and shareholders.
SPONSORED: Global Custodian spoke to Mark Bouchea, managing director at DTCC, about the company’s vision to transform Institutional Trade Processing.