What is the relationship between the administrator and custodian and how will this change over the medium to long term?
Under what circumstances should a fund not outsource its administration? How important is independent outsourcing of administration for a fund? How much impact do investors have on a fund's choice of administrator?...
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How are costs going to change over the medium and long term? How much is it a factor in the choice of an administrator? Are we going to see commoditised service?
How do you think transparency and risk reports will develop? What will investors want in the short, medium and long term? How will their needs change? Aside from institutional investors, what other factors will influence these reports in the future?
Where are the new or expanding markets for fund administration? Are new domiciles like Malta, closing the gap with more developed locations? Will Caymans, for example, continue its domination as first choice for hedge funds?
What new services will be introduced over the next 12-18 months?
How are administrators valuing instruments and what are the problems they face? Will the increase in illiquid instruments be a major factor only in the short- to medium-term or will it have a longer-term impact for future valuation?
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