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05
Feb
2020
Innovate and aggregate value-added services
Three recent use cases for the Securities Services business line, in employee savings, automatic drafting of management...
Technology
Three recent use cases for the Securities Services business line, in employee savings, automatic drafting of management comments and decision support for asset managers.
Innovate and aggregate value-added services
04
Feb
2020
Transparency in the fog...
In September 2018, Euroclear entered into initial discussions with the Paris Stock Exchange on the "transparency...
Market Perspectives
In September 2018, Euroclear entered into initial discussions with the Paris Stock Exchange on the "transparency initiative" project.
Transparency in the fog...
24
Jan
2020
HDD & HDR: "Last season"
Since their definition in 2009 and their revision in 2012, the implementation of the European Market Standards for...
Market Perspectives
Since their definition in 2009 and their revision in 2012, the implementation of the European Market Standards for Corporate Actions Processing has been a long road full of obstacles for the entire securities industry in Europe.
HDD & HDR: "Last season"
15
Jan
2020
Alternative funds: What does the future hold?
The first European regulation on alternative investment funds was introduced 8 years ago. Its positive effect is...
Market Perspectives
The first European regulation on alternative investment funds was introduced 8 years ago. Its positive effect is remarkable today. What should be expected in the near future in terms of liquidity and investor protection in this field? What about the role of custodians? And the arrival of green finance? Changes lie ahead.
Alternative funds: What does the future hold?
08
Jan
2020
T2-T2s Consolidation: where are we?
The consolidation of the T2 / T2S platforms, which is part of a larger project called "Vision 2020", responds to a...
Market Perspectives
The consolidation of the T2 / T2S platforms, which is part of a larger project called "Vision 2020", responds to a market manifesting an increasingly need to create synergies and harmonize the currently existing infrastructures within the Eurosystem.
T2-T2s Consolidation: where are we?
07
Jan
2020
The rise of Institutional Investments in Africa
The African continent is well recognized as a region of choice for investment opportunities. However, things are...
Market Perspectives
The African continent is well recognized as a region of choice for investment opportunities. However, things are different when it comes to collecting funds from institutional investors – Collective Investment Schemes, Pension funds, Insurance companies. But for how much longer?
The rise of Institutional Investments in Africa
19
Dec
2019
Volatility at the cusp of a resurgence?
After remaining at exceptionnally low levels for the past several years, implied volatility might be in the early stages...
Market Perspectives
After remaining at exceptionnally low levels for the past several years, implied volatility might be in the early stages of a transition that could take it to much higher levels across a range of products.
Volatility at the cusp of a resurgence?
10
Dec
2019
14 small electric chairs and the future of markets
Blockchain technology has the potential to provide solutions to a market trend that warrants some attention: the growth...
Market Perspectives
Blockchain technology has the potential to provide solutions to a market trend that warrants some attention: the growth of private markets. It’s time to take stock of the structure of the private market, so more people can have a share in it.
14 small electric chairs and the future of markets
28
Nov
2019
Responsible Investment, a market that is becoming more mature each year!
Responsible investment, although highly acclaimed by investors, reveals the signs of a growth crisis, linked to major...
ESG/CSR
Responsible investment, although highly acclaimed by investors, reveals the signs of a growth crisis, linked to major transformation problems.
Responsible Investment, a market that is becoming more mature each year!
26
Nov
2019
Can we believe that 80% of AuM are more or less driven by RI strategies?
How sincere and effective are the efforts to implement a responsible investment (RI) attitude? Is it only greenwashing...
ESG/CSR
How sincere and effective are the efforts to implement a responsible investment (RI) attitude? Is it only greenwashing of old unchanged habits? As we claim at AG2R LA MONDIALE, to have approximately 100% of AuM under a Responsible Investment umbrella, I will first address the question in our own case, before moving on to the subject of the industry in general.
Can we believe that 80% of AuM are more or less driven by RI strategies?
20
Nov
2019
Real assets, a long-term trend supported by the transforming world
What does the real asset class encompass and why is it so popular?
Market Perspectives
What does the real asset class encompass and why is it so popular?
Real assets, a long-term trend supported by the transforming world
20
Nov
2019
Redefining activism: why ESG is good – but no longer enough
The market shifting away from the practice of excluding investments that don’t meet ESG criteria, to an active...
Market Perspectives
The market shifting away from the practice of excluding investments that don’t meet ESG criteria, to an active integration of investments that do. While this is a definite sign of progress, it still isn’t enough.
Redefining activism: why ESG is good – but no longer enough
20
Nov
2019
The renaissance of active management
Active management is evolving and could be about to experience a renaissance as we transition into the next phase of the...
Market Perspectives
Active management is evolving and could be about to experience a renaissance as we transition into the next phase of the cycle.
The renaissance of active management
20
Nov
2019
Are we ready for major changes in the investment and asset management industry?
Being open-minded in a fast changing industry: the best way to transform our models and stimulate collective energy.
Market Perspectives
Being open-minded in a fast changing industry: the best way to transform our models and stimulate collective energy.
Are we ready for major changes in the investment and asset management industry?
20
Nov
2019
Navigating disruption – the way forward: collaboration and innovation
How can asset owners adapt to the new market conditions, and what are the main challenges they need to address in the...
Market Perspectives
How can asset owners adapt to the new market conditions, and what are the main challenges they need to address in the coming years?
Navigating disruption – the way forward: collaboration and innovation
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Interview with Pierre Colladon: "Shareholders' Rights" directive
Our expert Pierre Colladon explains the regulatory and private initiatives dealing with transparency.
Regulatory
Our expert Pierre Colladon explains the regulatory and private initiatives dealing with transparency.
Interview with Pierre Colladon: "Shareholders' Rights" directive
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - January 2020
Discover the four major regulatory, political and market infrastruture trends that will drive our thoughts in 2020.
Regulatory
Discover the four major regulatory, political and market infrastruture trends that will drive our thoughts in 2020.
The regulatory chronicle of Eric de Nexon - January 2020
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