Investors that use legal entity identifiers can help regulators prevent counterparty risks. But the Asian take-up has been low to date, says the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation.
AsianInvestor reveals the winning custodians, index provider, law firm, auditor and compliance adviser in the latest batch of its annual Asset Management awards.
AsianInvestor is pleased to announce its Asset Management Awards for 2018. Today we start with asset services – here is everything you need to know.
The distributed ledger technology has the potential to upend traditional custody and settlement. But it must overcome some sizeable challenges if it is to achieve this potential.
More industry experts are voicing concerns about Hong Kong's planned fund manager conduct rules, saying the city risks losing business to its main rival.
Code of conduct changes planned by the Securities and Futures Commission would raise the barrier to entry for alternative asset managers, say industry experts.
The award-winning European bank continues to grow in partnership with its Asia Pacific clients as the region’s markets experience a rapid transformation.
The Australian pension fund aims to internalise more investment and expand its active asset allocation programme. It has hired a new custodian and fund admin provider as part of this plan.
The French firm sees Lawrence Au step down after nearly six years in the role and take on a transitional post as part of his retirement plan.
Michael Wu's appointment as head of Greater China will see him take charge of both the asset management and asset servicing divisions of Northern’s business in the region.
HSBC Securities Services is to use its new custody licence to win business from Chinese insurers, but it has been warned the fiercely competitive domestic market will be tough for any foreign bank to crack.
Like some of its big rivals, the bank has repositioned its securities services arm, appointing a new head in Asia and putting more emphasis on collateral and clearing, and on cross-selling opportunities.