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
State Street is digitising every aspect of its financial services business through its Beacon Project. Is it the model for others to follow?
The securities services industry is finally experiencing a respite from a decade-long regulatory onslaught which has increased costs for all participants
Anthony Harrington looks at the introduction of the Europe-wide Target-2 Securities settlement engine for securities transactions
Anthony Harrington discusses the effects of the Basel III capital adequacy regulations on the securities lending business
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
Pension funds are increasingly turning to custodians for help in dealing with the complexities of investing in illiquid alternatives asset classes
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
LAPF warns Sky not to undervalue company as it considers bid from 21st Century Fox
Local authorities gearing up to seek performance, cost-monitoring services
Danish bankers, securities dealers propose steps to improve situation
Dutch fund manager also expresses concerns over mandatory central clearing
Pensions regulator intervenes to secure £37m funding for pension scheme deficit
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