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  • Offshore allure

    05 May 2016

    Despite initiatives aimed at encouraging funds to re-domicile, many managers remain reluctant to abandon offshore jurisdictions in favour of Ireland, Luxembourg or the UK. Paul Golden reports

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  • Family affairs

    14 June 2016

    Family offices are well catered for in terms of investment advice but there is a lack of strategic guidance, says Simon Murray

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  • Missing links in the chain

    22 June 2016

    Blockchain has the potential to bring transparency, cost and security benefits to securities lending but it will take time to develop viable solutions. Andrew Neil reports

  • Fair shares

    22 June 2016

    Agent lenders have largely absorbed the increasing capital cost of running US securities lending programmes. The situation cannot continue indefinitely, finds Andrew Neil

  • EMIR not king

    22 June 2016

    Due to the hotchpotch fashion of its implementation EMIR has been bested by MiFID in internal budget battles, finds Ceri Jones

  • End of an era

    22 June 2016

    Opinion: The outgoing chief executive of ISLA, Kevin McNulty, reflects on seven eventful years for the industry during his tenure

  • Shifting to the centre

    22 June 2016

    Dave Simons reports on the continuing efforts to bring viable central-clearing solutions for US securities lending trades

  • SWIFT retribution

    16 June 2016

    Attacks on the SWIFT banking system are a reminder that people remain the weakest link in cyber security, says Luca Berni

  • T2S savings remain elusive

    16 June 2016

    Although Euroclear CSDs are on track to migrate to T2S at their rescheduled September date, the original aim of reducing settlement prices is farther away than ever. Ceri Jones reports

  • The robot revolution

    14 June 2016

    Asset management has been slow to adopt customer-facing fintech but we may be on the cusp of a breakthrough. By Simon Murray

  • Troubled times

    07 June 2016

    Electorates around the world are increasingly seeking radical solutions to political problems. Cherry Raynard investigates the impact on emerging markets

  • Family affairs

    14 June 2016

    Family offices are well catered for in terms of investment advice but there is a lack of strategic guidance, says Simon Murray

  • Maximising utility

    06 June 2016

    Fear of losing corporate customers disillusioned by negative experiences of KYC procedures has heightened interest among banks in the evolution of industry utilities. Paul Golden reports

  • Will banks ever recover?

    02 June 2016

    Opinion: Anthony Hilton considers whether the sector will ever be able to fully rebound

  • Africa's untapped potential

    02 June 2016

    Despite extensive efforts to update its financial markets, Africa is still making little headway in attracting sticky foreign investment. Ceri Jones reports

  • The search continues

    12 May 2016

    The hunt for the Holy Grail of profit-boosting fintech is far from over. Ceri Jones investigates

  • Building allocations

    11 May 2016

    Sovereign wealth funds have reacted to depressed energy markets and low interest rates by refocusing on physical assets, finds James Gavin

  • Offshore allure

    05 May 2016

    Despite initiatives aimed at encouraging funds to re-domicile, many managers remain reluctant to abandon offshore jurisdictions in favour of Ireland, Luxembourg or the UK. Paul Golden reports

  • UK Beneficial owners roundtable

    29 April 2016

    Beneficial owners have never taken a more hands-on approach to their lending programmes. A panel of experts discuss how to maximise value and establish best practice

  • Basel pressures mount for prime brokers

    29 April 2016

    The willingness of prime brokers to partner smaller hedge funds is now under severe pressure from Basel III requirements. But they will not be short of new suitors, finds Andrew Neil

  • A warning from pensions

    29 April 2016

    UK pensions reform will feed through into lower fees for asset managers, says Michael Johnson

  • Data providers profit from power

    29 April 2016

    Asset managers are falling foul of data providers’ increasingly draconian rules, but relief may soon be at hand. By Andrew Maloney

  • The exodus from oil

    29 April 2016

    Bahrain’s dependence on oil revenues, while lower than other GCC states, represents a weakness in the economy that the government is keen to mend. By Andrew Maloney

  • To the victor go the spoils

    29 April 2016

    The game is rigged against small fund managers, says Anthony Hilton

  • Passports for prosperity

    28 April 2016

    Hannah Smithies considers the obstacles to be overcome in order for Asian fund passport schemes to replicate the success of UCITS

  • Beware the rises of March

    28 April 2016

    James Gavin asks whether the EM currency rally rests on stable foundations

  • Twin hopes for South African SBL

    29 April 2016

    Two major initiatives are set to increase securities lending volumes in Africa’s leading market, finds Andrew Neil at the second Global Investor/ISF South African Securities Finance Masterclass

  • Is Qatar's economy feeling the heat?

    18 April 2016

    Qatar’s financial system is facing its biggest test in a generation with low energy prices, incomplete economic diversification and an accompanying Moody’s ratings downgrade all adding pressure

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    22 June 2016

    The winner of the Global Investor/ISF tri-party survey was Clearstream, but BNY Mellon also came away with a significant share of the spoils

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