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Sep 01, 2014

VaultCustodians and fund managers are marching onwards with adapting to the AIFMD. Other regulations, such as Emir and T2S, are likely to become dominant in the year ahead, custody bosses tell Funds Europe.

Aug 29, 2014

handshakeCiti has appointed a head of Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) securities services from within its organisation.

Jul 28, 2014

currency banknotes 410BNY Mellon will provide clearing and custody for US treasuries for Nasdaq OMX Clearing, the Stockholm-based clearing house owned by the US exchange.

Jul 18, 2014

BirdsThe rate of failed trades is to rise when Switzerland and the rest of the European Economic Area shortens settlement cycles by one day later this year. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds Switzerland may be better prepared than its peers.

Jun 19, 2014

seasaw2Investors involved in complex transactions are unlikely to suffer from a shortfall of collateral, academics said this week in a move that could end several years of speculation that collateral would become scarcer.

Jun 11, 2014

Euro signHow will Ucits V affect the fund industry? Will emerging market assets rebound? And what asset classes have gained the most inflows this year? George Mitton asks the experts.

May 15, 2014

EU parliamentThe European Parliament elections in mid-May could see a strong showing for anti-EU, populist parties. Could they interrupt or slow the pace of financial regulation? Don’t bet on it. George Mitton reports.

May 15, 2014

Weather mapFear over yields is fuelling an interest in absolute return bond funds, finds Nicholas Pratt. The next few months could be crucial for this relatively immature asset class.

May 15, 2014

Jeff-TesslerThe chief executive of Clearstream Jeff Tessler talks about his firm’s acquisition of Citco’s hedge fund custody business in Cork and why the AIFMD means liabilities can multiply. George Mitton reports.

May 15, 2014

Jeff-TesslerThe chief executive of Clearstream Jeff Tessler talks about his firm’s acquisition of Citco’s hedge fund custody business in Cork and why the AIFMD means liabilities can multiply. George Mitton reports.

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