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02
Dec
2020
Flashnews: CSDR & BREXIT
On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published a temporary decision (valid from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021)...
Regulatory
On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published a temporary decision (valid from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021) on equivalence between Union and UK rules on the regulatory framework applicable to CSDs.
Flashnews: CSDR & BREXIT
01
Dec
2020
Digitalisation and outsourcing: a movement accelerated by the crisis
It was extremely difficult to organise work and IT systems during the first half of 2020. The resilience of the...
Technology
It was extremely difficult to organise work and IT systems during the first half of 2020. The resilience of the asset-management value chain during lockdown proves the industry's need for increased digitalisation, automated processes and outsourcing.
Digitalisation and outsourcing: a movement accelerated by the crisis
01
Dec
2020
Private Assets Industry: Built to last
As partner of ALFI - Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry's PE & RE conference which takes place on the 1st & 2nd...
Alternative funds services
As partner of ALFI - Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry's PE & RE conference which takes place on the 1st & 2nd of December, our expert Bryan FAGE shares his view of the Privat Assets market and its challenges in the current economic situation. Discover the video here.
Private Assets Industry: Built to last
27
Nov
2020
Flashnews: Uncleared derivatives: Yet another new text proposal
Risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts were declined in 2016, in Delegated Regulation...
Regulatory
Risk mitigation techniques for uncleared OTC derivative contracts were declined in 2016, in Delegated Regulation 2016/2251 and since then have been the subject of regular proposals for amendment by European regulators (ESMA, EBA and EIOPA: ESAs), proposals they submit to the European Commission.
Flashnews: Uncleared derivatives: Yet another new text proposal
19
Nov
2020
Green finance: Regulation of financial market participants
In November 2019, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability‐related disclosures in...
ESG/CSR
In November 2019, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability‐related disclosures in the financial services sector.
Green finance: Regulation of financial market participants
13
Nov
2020
General Meetings and challenges
Richard Roger, Head of the Issuer Services business line at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), presents his...
Market Perspectives
Richard Roger, Head of the Issuer Services business line at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), presents his perspective on the current challenges with regards to the organisation of General Meetings of Shareholders.
General Meetings and challenges
05
Nov
2020
PEPP: The pan-European personal pension product certified by the EU
Pan European Personal Pension Product certified by the EU: why such a product? Which providers will offer #PEPPs and...
Regulatory
Pan European Personal Pension Product certified by the EU: why such a product? Which providers will offer #PEPPs and what are the obstacles and challenges?
PEPP: The pan-European personal pension product certified by the EU
03
Nov
2020
Flashnews: Consultation on AIFMD review is launched
The process of the AIFMD review started on 10 January 2019 with the publication by the European Commission of KPMG*...
Regulatory
The process of the AIFMD review started on 10 January 2019 with the publication by the European Commission of KPMG* report on AIFMD.
Flashnews: Consultation on AIFMD review is launched
26
Oct
2020
Flashnews: The settlement disciplines regime (CSDR): SDR 2022
A new step was taken on Friday, October 23, 2020. The European Commission has adopted the proposal made by ESMA to...
Regulatory
A new step was taken on Friday, October 23, 2020. The European Commission has adopted the proposal made by ESMA to extend the implementation date of the settlement disciplines imposed by CSDR by an additional year.
Flashnews: The settlement disciplines regime (CSDR): SDR 2022
22
Oct
2020
Societe Generale Securities Services' three bets during pandemic
Over the last few months, pandemic posed severe challenges to the financial sector and the securities niche could not be...
Market Perspectives
Over the last few months, pandemic posed severe challenges to the financial sector and the securities niche could not be an exception. On the one hand, intermediaries have had to rely increasingly on technology, realizing investments to strengthen the digital channel and extract value from data.
Societe Generale Securities Services' three bets during pandemic
20
Oct
2020
The Tunisian financial market is investing for the future
SGSS Tunisia – which was established as the result of a collaboration between the global SGSS business line and Societe...
Market Perspectives
SGSS Tunisia – which was established as the result of a collaboration between the global SGSS business line and Societe Generale's subsidiary in Tunisia, UIB – offers custody services to domestic and international clients.
The Tunisian financial market is investing for the future
16
Oct
2020
Spanish FTT: Is it finally under starter’s orders?
In early August the Spanish Prime Minister announced at a press conference that the long-expected tax reform would have...
Regulatory
In early August the Spanish Prime Minister announced at a press conference that the long-expected tax reform would have to be put on hold until Spain recovers levels of growth on a par with those seen before the Covid19 pandemic crisis.
Spanish FTT: Is it finally under starter’s orders?
08
Oct
2020
The future of post-trade in a post-covid world
The health crisis forced the whole world to dive headfirst into virtualisation and innovative technologies much faster...
Technology
The health crisis forced the whole world to dive headfirst into virtualisation and innovative technologies much faster than expected. Yvan Mirochnikoff, Head of digital solutions at Societe Generale Securities Services, shares his analysis of the finance industry and securities services in particular.
The future of post-trade in a post-covid world
30
Sep
2020
Private equity emerges from lockdown on strong footing
Private equity outpaced almost every other asset class last year and looked set for another record-breaking year; that...
ESG/CSR
Private equity outpaced almost every other asset class last year and looked set for another record-breaking year; that was until the Covid-19 pandemic threw a spanner in the works. However Dirk Holz, Head of Product Development Private Assets at Société Générale Securities Services, believes the sector’s medium-term outlook remains strong.
Private equity emerges from lockdown on strong footing
29
Sep
2020
Flashnews: EMIR Third country CCPs … and the UK
On 21 September 2020, the European Commission published a temporary decision (valid from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2022)...
Regulatory
On 21 September 2020, the European Commission published a temporary decision (valid from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2022) on equivalence between Union and UK regulations on the regulatory framework applicable to CCPs.
Flashnews: EMIR Third country CCPs … and the UK
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Your Digital Journey by SGSS
Discover Your Digital Journey with Societe Generale Securities Services. This video illustrates the strategic priority...
Technology
Discover Your Digital Journey with Societe Generale Securities Services. This video illustrates the strategic priority given to digital transformation. All these solutions are built around the willingness to be truly client centric. They cover a wide range of needs: From the digital response to RFP’s, to electronic signature, the SG Markets service portal and...
Your Digital Journey by SGSS
Private Assets Industry: Built to last
As partner of ALFI - Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry's PE & RE conference which takes place on the 1st & 2nd...
Alternative Funds Services
As partner of ALFI - Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry's PE & RE conference which takes place on the 1st & 2nd of December, our expert Bryan FAGE shares his view of the Privat Assets market and its challenges in the current economic situation. Discover the video here.
Private Assets Industry: Built to last
Liquidity stress testing for investment funds
ESMA recently published the French translation of its guidelines on liquidity stress testing for investment funds....
Regulatory
ESMA recently published the French translation of its guidelines on liquidity stress testing for investment funds. Discover what they entail.
Liquidity stress testing for investment funds
Update on Capital Market Union: Phase 2
It was already a year ago that I dedicated my column to the CMU, the Capital Markets Union, which has been close to the...
Regulatory
It was already a year ago that I dedicated my column to the CMU, the Capital Markets Union, which has been close to the European Commission’s heart for a number of years.
Update on Capital Market Union: Phase 2
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