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
We look at five different asset classes (private equity, Ucits, real estate, hedge funds and funds of funds) and show how securities services providers competed in the world of fund administration in 2010....
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.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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2011's Top 50 Custody Mandates survey provides an assessment of a global industry emerging from the turbulence of the financial crisis. Though another difficult 12 months for custodians, large mandates have still steadily emerged.
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.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
Australia, 5th - 7th Mar 2014
South Africa, 12th - 14th Mar 2014
UK, 12th Mar 2014
UK, 13th - 14th Mar 2014
UK, 13th Mar 2014