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Securities Services: Blockchain - A beginner’s guide

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Think you understand and grasp the concept of blockchain technology? Prepare to be surprised as we explain the theory and potential uses within securities services

Innovation: State Street's Beacon Project

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

State Street is digitising every aspect of its financial services business through its Beacon Project. Is it the model for others to follow?

Regulation: Scrutiny pushing up costs

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By Brian Bollen

The securities services industry is finally experiencing a respite from a decade-long regulatory onslaught which has increased costs for all participants

Settlement: A pan-European platform

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Anthony Harrington looks at the introduction of the Europe-wide Target-2 Securities settlement engine for securities transactions

Securities lending squeezed

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Anthony Harrington discusses the effects of the Basel III capital adequacy regulations on the securities lending business

Securities Services: Tougher times for providers

September 2015 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Securities services providers are having to raise their game in response to demands of clients who face both increasing regulatory pressures and a low-yield environment

Beyond Excel spreadsheets

September 2015 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Pension funds are increasingly turning to custodians for help in dealing with the complexities of investing in illiquid alternatives asset classes

T2S: What happens next?

September 2015 (Magazine)By Brian Bollen

It will be some time before it becomes clear whether the Target2Securities platform will streamline cross-border transactions or spark unintended consequences with layers of national and international regulations

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London skyline

NEST seeks asset manager for move into high-yield debt

Tue, 15 Nov 2016By

UK master looks for active manager as part of expansion into single-asset mandates

Stock market numbers

Northern Irish LGPS hires Unigestion for low-volatility mandate

Mon, 5 Sep 2016By IPE Staff

NILGOSC appoints Swiss asset manager as part of further diversification

Queen's House

Greenwich hires managers for new multi-asset, EM equity strategies

Mon, 22 Aug 2016By

Local authority fund completes implementation of new strategic asset allocation with final two hires

Glasgow

Strathclyde tenders £250m EM debt mandate as part of strategy shift

Wed, 3 Aug 2016By

UK’s largest local authority fund continues shift towards short-term enhanced-yield strategies

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Seven consultancies appointed to national LGPS framework agreement

Mon, 11 Jul 2016By

Consultancies hired for multi-lot framework to advise on actuarial services, special projects

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