Asset servicing

FCA signs HKIA co-op agreement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced this morning that it has entered into a co-operation agreement with the Hong Kong Insurance Authority (IA) to enhance collaboration in supporting fintech (financial technology) innovation. Under the agreement, the FCA and the IA will co-operate on...
EquiLend and Trax to launch interoperable offering

EquiLend and Trax say they are collaborating on a full front-to-back Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) solution to support mutual clients in their SFTR reporting requirements. EquiLend says its expertise in the securities finance industry combined with Trax's regulatory reporting...
Eight straight quarters of growth for Guernsey funds sector

The total value of funds business in Guernsey grew by £4.5 billion (1.6 percent) during the second quarter of this year. Figures from the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC) show that, at the end of June 2017, the net asset value of all funds under management and administration in Guernsey...
JFSC says AIFMD registrations up

The number of alternative fund managers marketing into Europe through Jersey's national private placement regimes (NPPRs) continued to rise during the first half of 2017 whilst there has been a strong uptake in the latest addition to Jersey's regulatory regime, according to mid-year figures from...
Genstar Capital buying ISS

US goes to two-day settlement cycle

Nippon Life becomes first NBFI in Japan to settle in CLS


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