Asset servicing

People the weakest link

People are the weakest link, argues Ciaran Whooley, Head of Client Services EMEA at Linedata, in an essay on the top five operational risks in fund administration: Despite recent technological advancements, the world of fund administration is essentially still a people industry. Some examples of...
NSD and CSD Community advance blockchain

Russia's National Settlement Depository (NSD) reports that the CSD Working Group on distributed ledger technology (DLT) of which it is a part, has signed a a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SWIFT. In addition to the NSD, the group includes Strate (the CSD of the South African Republic), SIX...
Alrosa to use e-voting services provided by NSD and VTB Registrar

Russia's National Settlement Depository (NSD) and VTB Registrar say they are to provide Alrosa, Russia's leader in diamond mining, with e-voting services at its next General Meeting of Shareholders. From December 19 to January 11, Alrosa shareholders will be able to use NSD's e-voting systems and...
CSD Prague opens direct account in Euroclear Bank

CSD Prague says it has opened a direct account in Euroclear Bank SA/NV. CSD Prague says its co-operation with Euroclear will enable it to provide a wider range of services and to have access to many additional foreign markets. "This relationship with Euroclear will provide us with a safe and...
SGSS launches ESG Reporting


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