Welcome to the Global Custody Survey 2011, where we provide you with an overview of the activities of the custodians from assets under custody, securities lending to foreign exchange
John van Verre, HSBC's head of global custody at HSBC Securities Services, has told ICFA there has been little impact to its business in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
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Malta has worked hard during the last few years to establish itself as a credible fund domicile. It has now reached a level where it is being talked about as a potential alternative to Dublin and Luxembourg for fund managers looking for a springboard...
In 2010, the Nordic markets moved from bilateral settlement to central counterparty clearing. This required a huge development of new functionality by sub-custodians. With the environment already in flux, moving sub-custodians was not a priority for broker...
It proved to be a robust year for the pan-European mutual funds market as investors regained some confidence in equity and bond markets. Furthermore, low rates on cash deposits lured investors to riskier assets.
Funds under administration in the Channel Islands are slowly starting to recover after a dismal couple of years for the domicile. There has been an increase in fund managers moving parts of their business to the islands that are being considered more...
UK and Irish custodians have had to contend with a changing market and regulatory environment during the year. As a result, companies are using more complex risk mitigation strategies and products as regulators seek more disclosure and transparency.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
Hong Kong, 1st - 31st Dec 2014
UK, 18th Mar 2015
Australia, 12th - 13th Aug 2014
Australia, 14th Aug 2014
USA, 20th - 21st Aug 2014