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29
Jul
2021
Flashnews: PRIIPs Regulation - Update on July 2021
The European Commission launched a Consultation on 15 July 2021 proposing the extension of the exemption period for the...
Regulatory
The European Commission launched a Consultation on 15 July 2021 proposing the extension of the exemption period for the UCITS KIID from the PRIIPs regulation until 30 June 2022, instead of 31 December 2021.
Flashnews: PRIIPs Regulation - Update on July 2021
22
Jul
2021
Leveraging technology to enhance customer experience
Stewart Gladstone, head of segment and solutions, banks and financial institutions and Yvan Mirochnikoff, head of...
Technology
Stewart Gladstone, head of segment and solutions, banks and financial institutions and Yvan Mirochnikoff, head of digital solutions explain how Societe Generale Securities Services is leveraging technology to enhance the customer experience.
Leveraging technology to enhance customer experience
06
Jul
2021
Growth of Private Markets in India
India is currently seeing an acceleration in private capital (private equity, private debts, real estate and...
Market Perspectives
India is currently seeing an acceleration in private capital (private equity, private debts, real estate and infrastructure) which can be explained by the search for more opportunities and higher returns by both institutional and high net worth investors.
Growth of Private Markets in India
05
Jul
2021
The Digitalisation of the processes to support the growth of private markets
Article by Marco Mosca, Managing Director and Head of Coverage, Marketing and Solutions Italy, Societe Generale...
ESG/CSR
Article by Marco Mosca, Managing Director and Head of Coverage, Marketing and Solutions Italy, Societe Generale Securities Services. Private Markets remain the asset class with the best opportunities for development
The Digitalisation of the processes to support the growth of private markets
05
Jul
2021
Flash Video - Asset management: The challenges of SFDR's new "green" reporting
The ESG reporting came into force on 10 March 2021. What exactly does this reporting mean for asset managers? What does...
Regulatory
The ESG reporting came into force on 10 March 2021. What exactly does this reporting mean for asset managers? What does it imply and require in terms of preparation & resources? Discover the point of view of our expert Jean-Pierre Gomez.
Flash Video - Asset management: The challenges of SFDR's new "green" reporting
28
Jun
2021
Asset servicing: How a new outsourcing model is helping buy-side rise above competition
The increasingly complex marketplace is pressurising asset managers to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. Léonard...
Market Perspectives
The increasingly complex marketplace is pressurising asset managers to reduce costs and improve efficiencies. Léonard Ollier explains how managers can fully equip their needs by outsourcing their front-to-back office.
Asset servicing: How a new outsourcing model is helping buy-side rise above competition
02
Jun
2021
Flashnews: Where to find the data to calculate penalties? (CSDR - SDR 2022)
ESMA has just published a new version of its CSDR Q&A (May 28, 2021), specifying the register and databases CSDs should...
Regulatory
ESMA has just published a new version of its CSDR Q&A (May 28, 2021), specifying the register and databases CSDs should use to apply the penalties:
Flashnews: Where to find the data to calculate penalties? (CSDR - SDR 2022)
01
Jun
2021
Investment managers remain cautious regarding cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
Elon Musk, the high media profile boss of SpaceX and Tesla, announced in early February that he had invested over a...
Technology
Elon Musk, the high media profile boss of SpaceX and Tesla, announced in early February that he had invested over a billion dollars in Bitcoin. Other American companies and pension funds have also indicated that they are investing in cryptocurrencies. What are European investment managers doing in this respect?
Investment managers remain cautious regarding cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
25
May
2021
Digital transformation in a changing world
With the health crisis that has affected the world for over a year, companies and banks in particular have had to be...
Technology
With the health crisis that has affected the world for over a year, companies and banks in particular have had to be agile. The digital transformation has accelerated in order to maintain resilience and business continuity for customers, who have also had to adapt.
Digital transformation in a changing world
12
May
2021
The upsurge in the unlisted sector requires the digitalisation of processes
Investments in private equity, private debt, infrastructures or real estate are a response to investors’ search for...
ESG/CSR
Investments in private equity, private debt, infrastructures or real estate are a response to investors’ search for performance, as well as meaning. These increasingly sought-after real assets are facing unprecedented momentum and volumes.
The upsurge in the unlisted sector requires the digitalisation of processes
22
Apr
2021
The role of alternatives in a changing world
2020 was a year like no other. While it was characterised by the tragic humanitarian impact of the pandemic, it was also...
ESG/CSR
2020 was a year like no other. While it was characterised by the tragic humanitarian impact of the pandemic, it was also a year where investors started to truly see that the way we allocate our capital plays an increasingly important role in tackling the social, environmental and humanitarian issues of our time, even in private markets.
The role of alternatives in a changing world
08
Apr
2021
Modest dividend expectations even as stocks trade near highs
All examples in this report are hypothetical interpretations of situations and are used for explanation purposes only....
Market Perspectives
All examples in this report are hypothetical interpretations of situations and are used for explanation purposes only. The views in this report reflect solely those of the authors and not necessarily those of CME Group or its affiliated institutions. This report and the information herein should not be considered investment advice or the results of actual...
Modest dividend expectations even as stocks trade near highs
01
Apr
2021
Own the transition
As chief executive of HSBC Asset Management, I am often questioned about our sustainability strategy. It is hard to...
ESG/CSR
As chief executive of HSBC Asset Management, I am often questioned about our sustainability strategy. It is hard to answer because people mean different things when they ask. Maybe they want to know what we are doing ourselves as a business, in which case I say we co-founded the One Planet Asset Manager Initiative, were early signatories of the Principles of...
Own the transition
30
Mar
2021
Luxembourg’s fund industry is ripe for growth
Sustainable finance, innovation and Brexit present a number of opportunities for Luxembourg’s fund industry. According...
Market Perspectives
Sustainable finance, innovation and Brexit present a number of opportunities for Luxembourg’s fund industry. According to Mathieu Maurier, Country Head of Societe Generale Securities Services in Luxembourg, we can seize these opportunities by taking a collaborative approach and being receptive to change.
Luxembourg’s fund industry is ripe for growth
25
Mar
2021
The just transition - ensuring the success of the environmental transition
2021 will be a pivotal year to accelerate global efforts to curb climate change. Although global CO2 emissions dropped...
ESG/CSR
2021 will be a pivotal year to accelerate global efforts to curb climate change. Although global CO2 emissions dropped by 7% in 2020 due to the effects of Covid-19 lockdowns around the world, stronger action will be needed at the upcoming COP26 to keep temperature increases well below 2°C and towards 1.5°C.
The just transition - ensuring the success of the environmental transition
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Survey conducted from mid-May to mid-June 2020, on 83 asset managers in 10 different countries.
Flash Video - Asset Management: The challenges of SFDR's new "green" reporting
Watch Jean-Pierre Gomez' interview on SFDR.
Regulatory
Watch Jean-Pierre Gomez' interview on SFDR.
Flash Video - Asset Management: The challenges of SFDR's new "green" reporting
SGSS Private Market Services
SGSS responds to the challenges of private market clients by providing its technological robustness and outsourcing...
Alternative Funds Services
SGSS responds to the challenges of private market clients by providing its technological robustness and outsourcing expertise. SGSS works closely with investors to help them harness the diversity of each private market segment and meet their specific requirement.
SGSS Private Market Services
ETF LINK: A comprehensive range of Exchange-Traded Fund services
ETF Link brings together all services SGSS offers to support ETF issuers, as part of its depositary, transfer agent and...
Fund Service Suite
ETF Link brings together all services SGSS offers to support ETF issuers, as part of its depositary, transfer agent and administration services. The SGSS offer is aimed at ETF issuers and provides special services for their authorised participants.
ETF LINK: A comprehensive range of Exchange-Traded Fund services
Consultation on the European Settlement Finality Directive (SFD)
The European settlement Finality Directive is currently under review. What is the original purpose of the directive?...
Regulatory
The European settlement Finality Directive is currently under review. What is the original purpose of the directive? What is the reason for this review by the European Commission and which entities would be most affected by the revision of the directive?
Consultation on the European Settlement Finality Directive (SFD)
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