outsourcing

Jul 18, 2014

BoatBack in 2012, the FCA challenged asset managers to develop back-up plans for when an outsourcing arrangement goes wrong. Nicholas Pratt examines market solutions.

Jun 23, 2014

Our Ireland funds industry panel talks about the country’s role as a domicile and how it is adopting to regulatory changes, such as Fatca. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Jun 23, 2014

A panel of asset servicing experts examine how new regulations and a march towards automation has changed the way they do business. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Jun 12, 2014

Signing dealEdmond de Rothschild (Europe) has appointed Caceis as its custodian in a deal that sees 110 of its staff transferred.

Jun 11, 2014

Editorial Synopsis July/August 2014

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Swiss report
The Swiss franc is the last safe haven currency and allocations to Swiss franc-denominated assets are growing from an already high base, both in absolute and relative terms

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Jun 11, 2014

LifeboatIf an outsourcer being “too big to fail” is not considered a legitimate guarantee by regulators, such as the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), an important element of resilience risk mitigation is the ability of asset managers to change providers or effect an immediate insource of their data.

May 15, 2014

Spanish flagSpain is very much a fixed income market, but the appetite for risk is rising. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at how domestic and foreign asset managers are positioned at this inflection point.

May 01, 2014

Mergers and aquisitionBNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPPSS), the asset servicing arm of French bank BNP Paribas, has acquired Banco Popular’s depositary banking business in Spain in a deal which clinches

Apr 17, 2014

Francois MarionThe chief executive of asset servicing firm Caceis talks about regulation, New York courts and why he cut down on business class travel. With George Mitton.

Apr 17, 2014

Francois MarionThe chief executive of asset servicing firm Caceis talks about regulation, New York courts and why he cut down on business class travel. With George Mitton.

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Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

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May 17, 2017

With such an intangible product, it can be hard for asset managers to communicate what they do. Having personality and connecting with customer aspirations may be the key, our branding roundtable hears.

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.