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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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Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.