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CSDR: Could the implementation of the future settlement discipline regime be pushed back by a year?
The new regulation on central securities depositories (CSDs) is a constant topic of discussion. After the alarm was...
Regulatory
The new regulation on central securities depositories (CSDs) is a constant topic of discussion. After the alarm was sounded in early 2020 by 14 professional associations in a letter to the European Commission (see our article from 5 March 2020), it now appears that the planned date for implementation of the settlement discipline regime may be pushed back by a...
CSDR: Could the implementation of the future settlement discipline regime be pushed back by a year?
Flashnews: SFTR: Reporting rules for securities financing transactions
Final transparency rules of reporting requirements were published in the Official Journal of the EU on 22 March 2019,...
Regulatory
Final transparency rules of reporting requirements were published in the Official Journal of the EU on 22 March 2019, with the reporting obligation of securities financing transactions (SFTs) to trade repositories (TR), except the ones concluded with a central bank.
Flashnews: SFTR: Reporting rules for securities financing transactions
The future of managing relationships in a socially distant environment
In relationship-driven activities such as network management, market participants are gradually accepting that their...
Technology
In relationship-driven activities such as network management, market participants are gradually accepting that their roles, duties and traditional ways of working will be totally transformed because of the Covid pandemic. SGSS examines how the custody industry will need to evolve as we settle into this new reality.
The future of managing relationships in a socially distant environment
SGSS Market Survey: Are asset managers weathering the storm ?
During the lockdown period between May and June 2020, SGSS conducted a survey with a representative panel of the...
Market Perspectives
During the lockdown period between May and June 2020, SGSS conducted a survey with a representative panel of the European investment industry.
SGSS Market Survey: Are asset managers weathering the storm ?
Indian financial markets more and more attractive for foreign investors
The Indian investment professionals remain fairly confident that the future of the Indian financial markets look bright...
Market Perspectives
The Indian investment professionals remain fairly confident that the future of the Indian financial markets look bright in the longer run.
Indian financial markets more and more attractive for foreign investors
Banks and Fintechs: Rivals or best friends?
Fintechs, these finance sector startups, appeared barely two decades ago, in the face of a banking sector that was...
Technology
Fintechs, these finance sector startups, appeared barely two decades ago, in the face of a banking sector that was already centuries old.
Banks and Fintechs: Rivals or best friends?
Blockchain is encouraging “coopetition” between Asset Managers
A lot of operating hurdles facing asset managers in the distribution of their funds could be removed. The initiative of...
Technology
A lot of operating hurdles facing asset managers in the distribution of their funds could be removed. The initiative of Iznes, co-founded by six asset management companies, has already been favourably received by 25 contributing international players. In the financial industry, and more specifically the asset management universe, blockchain is no doubt a...
Blockchain is encouraging “coopetition” between Asset Managers
Pandemic and exceptional measures by Eric de Nexon
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, lockdowns were quickly imposed in most countries as an essential measure to...
Regulatory
To cope with the pandemic facing us today, lockdowns were quickly imposed in most countries as an essential measure to contain it as effectively as possible.  From the very first weeks, it became clear that this response to the health crisis would lead to a serious economic crisis, given its significant impacts on most activities, often bringing operations to...
Pandemic and exceptional measures by Eric de Nexon
Maximising potential through outsourced ACDs
In today’s heavily regulated environment, institutional investors want full assurances that their fund managers are...
Technology
In today’s heavily regulated environment, institutional investors want full assurances that their fund managers are adhering to industry best practices. A failure to demonstrate this could result in managers missing out on lucrative mandates or worse – divestment.
Maximising potential through outsourced ACDs