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Transparency in service provider ratings

ServiceMatrix has published service quality ratings in Securities Services, Foreign Exchange and Pre-trade/Trading based on evaluation of 20+ service providers. Some of the world's most prestigious financial institutions have engaged directly with the new platform for meaningful, transparent...
Success comes from letting go

The traditional operating model for in-house middle and back offices has become unsustainable for brokers and dealers – bulge-bracket firms need to simplify, while all players need to strip out costs, reduce risk and boost transparency. Outsourcing processes and systems offers a panacea,...
China Stock Connect three years old

The trading link between the Hong Kong and Shanghai bourses celebrates its third birthday tomorrow. Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect brought China a controlled mechanism to open up its capital markets. Mutual access between the Mainland and Hong Kong stock markets was subsequently expanded with the...
Serenity from Sibos

The word 'serenity' is not one that might immediately associated with the annual organized mayhem that is the Sibos gathering. But it is one that Eric de Nexon, Head of Strategy for Market Infrastructures at Societe Generale Securities Services, deployed almost immediately when discussing...

$8bn extra revenue: a compelling reason to consider securities lending

Fund administration: current trends and who’s getting it right?

Panel discussion: Outsourcing

Societe Generale: a sublime performance

Does Mathieu Maurier possess a crystal ball?

The great pensions switch continues

Optimism pervades the air

Getting volatility into perspective

Technology trends in the securities services industry

The rejuvenation of the outsourcing model

Resurgence of the network manager

Rise of the robots. But only up to a point...

Regulated enough already?

Breaking open the closed clearing systems

MiFID II: the transparency imperative

New operating models

South Africa: catching up or leading the field?

Frantic evolution in asset management

Tax transparency: the panacea for asset managers?

European investment industry regulation - in perfect harmony?

EMIR journey accumulates uncertainties

Product governance: giving investors what they want

Ripple effect: broker-dealer crisis impacts clearers

Hong Kong/China mutual recognition

Outsourcing: Success comes from letting go

Regional focus: Africa

Putting money into MENA

Annex IV's role in your European strategy

Class actions: a multi-billion dollar bean-feast

Shaking up broker execution and research

Further consolidation in fund services

Keeping up the gold standard

Post-trade fixes will boost asset safety and investment

Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds are opening up

2015 Investor Services Survey – exclusive preview

ISITC: operational efficiency and risk mitigation

T2S: wave 1 migration in final testing

The emergence of direct lending as an asset class

Hong Kong/China mutual recognition on its way

Collateral management: where are we now?

Who will Generation Z trust to manage their assets?

T+2: a less unsettling world

Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect goes live

T2S: ready to catch the first wave?

2014 Fund Administration Survey

The next three years: what's in store?

Boost returns with buy-side algorithms

UCITS: where next, what next?

In conversation with Dr Mark Mobius

China focus

Challenges, Growth and Consolidation

Mind the Performance Gap

2014 R&M Survey

Asia: the New Frontier

Network Management at a Turning Point

How New Compliance Rules are Changing the Fund Administration Industry

Spotlight on Securities Lending

SWIFT's Standards Forum: Seven Questions to Ask

Investment Portfolio Data Management

Regulatory Change in Securities Lending

ETFs 2.0: The Next Wave of Growth and Opportunity in the US ETF Market

Optimising Collateral Requirements Across CCPs

The Control Conundrum

Short Selling – Poland Bucks the Trend

Convergence Between Traditional Investment Managers and Hedge Fund Managers

Centralized Collateral – Not Clearing