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Aug 10, 2015

Calssification1The European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (Inrev) has called on the European Commission to consider reducing the complexity and cost of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) for real estate fund managers.

Aug 06, 2015

Exchange2Bank of America Merill Lynch will be a participant of the Global Markets Exchange Group (GMEX) when it opens for trading tomorrow.

Jul 29, 2015

Breaking chainThe AIFMD may hold depositaries liable for lost assets in the sub-custody chain. But Nicholas Pratt discovers the debate on liability risk is still raging over grey areas. 

Jul 24, 2015

Stephen ScharfThe Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a provider of post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has appointed Stephen Scharf to the newly-created position of chief security officer (CSO).

May 15, 2015

Cyber palmThe rapid evolution of cyber crime is a major headache for security experts, whose focus has moved from prevention to live attacks. As well as thieves, asset managers are now targeted by geopolitical players, writes Alix Robertson.

Apr 13, 2015

RiskBATS Chi-X Europe, an exchange provider, has linked up with ICAP, a broker, to provide anonymous clearing for equity-based exchange-for-physical (EFP) contracts.

Apr 10, 2015

Leaders in the field of asset management answer questions regarding their strategies and predictions.

Mar 24, 2015

ChainA number of depositary banks in Luxembourg say it is safe to trade in the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect programme, despite investor-protection concerns for Ucits funds. Nick Fitzpatrick finds out why.

Mar 24, 2015

Bing Li, who heads the asset management division of Chinese bank ICBC, joined our Luxembourg roundtable to discuss how Luxembourg and China’s asset management industries are connecting with each other. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick. 

Mar 24, 2015

Bing Li, who heads the asset management division of Chinese bank ICBC, joined our Luxembourg roundtable to discuss how Luxembourg and China’s asset management industries are connecting with each other. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick. 

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