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13 Jun 2024
ESG Survey 2024 | Sustainable investment: time to converge
In 2021, Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) carried out a survey of key European asset management players,...
ESG/CSR
In 2021, Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) carried out a survey of key European asset management players, revealing a rapid transformation of investment models and operational difficulties. Three years having passed, a new series of interviews was conducted between January and March 2024. The goal was to review the progress made, the projects already...
ESG Survey 2024 | Sustainable investment: time to converge
13 Jun 2024
Post-Trade Integration: Shifting the Landscape
Post-trade has undergone significant changes in recent years and has undoubtedly become more dynamic. Digitalization,...
Market Perspectives
Post-trade has undergone significant changes in recent years and has undoubtedly become more dynamic. Digitalization, disruptive technologies & regulations are driving this change.
Post-Trade Integration: Shifting the Landscape
11 Jun 2024
How asset servicers are helping the funds industry transform itself
UK (and Global) asset managers are increasingly diversifying their investment strategies and actively targeting European...
Market Perspectives
UK (and Global) asset managers are increasingly diversifying their investment strategies and actively targeting European investors as they look to accelerate fundraising amid turbulent market conditions.
How asset servicers are helping the funds industry transform itself
10 Jun 2024
The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) at a glance
In 2024, a new directive will come into force – the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). Signed on 21...
Regulatory
In 2024, a new directive will come into force – the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). Signed on 21 June 2022 and approved by the European Parliament in November 2022, the CSRD is replacing the NFRD (Non-Financial Reporting Directive) to establish new non-financial reporting standards and obligations.
The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) at a glance
03 Jun 2024
European fund industry optimistic that revised ELTIF2 will be a success
Hopes are rising among investment firms that a long-awaited second iteration of the European Long-Term Investment Fund...
Market Perspectives
Hopes are rising among investment firms that a long-awaited second iteration of the European Long-Term Investment Fund (ELTIF2), which got the green light from regulators earlier this year will pull in more investor cash than the first version of the ELTIF launched in 2015. Michael Clifford, General Manager of Societe Generale Dublin Brach tells us more about...
European fund industry optimistic that revised ELTIF2 will be a success
13 May 2024
Sustainable finance? A journey to take together
The role of the asset & securities service provider in the financial instruments ESG journey, in an interview with...
ESG/CSR
The role of the asset & securities service provider in the financial instruments ESG journey, in an interview with Marco Mosca, head of Coverage, Marketing and Solutions for Societe Generale Securities Services in Italy
Sustainable finance? A journey to take together
06 May 2024
The democratisation of investment in the unlisted market: the industry’s second wind?
Our experts Julien Aïdan and Amandine Bozier explain why 2024 can be considered a pivotal year for Private Markets funds...
Market Perspectives
Our experts Julien Aïdan and Amandine Bozier explain why 2024 can be considered a pivotal year for Private Markets funds after two consecutive years of slowdown.
The democratisation of investment in the unlisted market: the industry’s second wind?
30 Apr 2024
CSDR Refit – Where do things stand since it came into force at the beginning of 2024?
Three years after the launch of the review process, the amended version of CSDR , known as CSDR Refit in reference to...
Regulatory
Three years after the launch of the review process, the amended version of CSDR , known as CSDR Refit in reference to the eponymous European Commission's programme , came into force on 16 January 2024, 20 days after it was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
CSDR Refit – Where do things stand since it came into force at the beginning of 2024?
23 Apr 2024
T+1: The new US rules are causing distress in arbitrage in Europe
From 28 May 2024, the US standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer transactions in securities will be shortened...
Regulatory
From 28 May 2024, the US standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer transactions in securities will be shortened to 1 business day after the trade date (T+1).
T+1: The new US rules are causing distress in arbitrage in Europe
04 Apr 2024
Publication of the ESMA preliminary report on a potential T+1 in the European Union
Anticipating CSDR Refit and its obligation to produce a report detailing the timeliness, costs and benefits and...
Regulatory
Anticipating CSDR Refit and its obligation to produce a report detailing the timeliness, costs and benefits and modalities of implementing a T+1 settlement cycle, ESMA conducted during Fall 2023 a consultation on shortening the settlement cycle in Europe.
Publication of the ESMA preliminary report on a potential T+1 in the European Union
26 Mar 2024
AIFMD II: an evolution more than a revolution
What are the main changes or impacts for the AIFM?
Regulatory
What are the main changes or impacts for the AIFM?
AIFMD II: an evolution more than a revolution
22 Mar 2024
SGSS rewarded by Celent for its digital transformation
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been committed to an ambitious digital transformation for several years,...
Technology
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been committed to an ambitious digital transformation for several years, with efficiency and client experience as its watchwords, and is now rewarded.
SGSS rewarded by Celent for its digital transformation
21 Mar 2024
Opening of the AMF ROSA service for French fund management companies’ products
As of 28 March 2024, as part of its digitisation project, ROSA becomes the new Products repository of the French Markets...
Regulatory
As of 28 March 2024, as part of its digitisation project, ROSA becomes the new Products repository of the French Markets Authority (AMF) replacing the GECO interface.
Opening of the AMF ROSA service for French fund management companies’ products
20 Mar 2024
Review of MIFID2/MIFIR package
The two texts amending the MIF2 package were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on Friday 8 March...
Regulatory
The two texts amending the MIF2 package were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on Friday 8 March 2024.
Review of MIFID2/MIFIR package
11 Mar 2024
MiCA: The European Commission adopts 4 new delegated regulations
The European Commission has taken a further step towards the implementation of the Crypto Asset Markets Regulation...
Regulatory
The European Commission has taken a further step towards the implementation of the Crypto Asset Markets Regulation (MiCA)...
MiCA: The European Commission adopts 4 new delegated regulations
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SGSS' European Investor Summit 2023 Wrap-up video
SGSS' fourth edition of the European Investor Summit was held on 6 June 2023 in the Societe Generale towers in La...
Market Perspectives
SGSS' fourth edition of the European Investor Summit was held on 6 June 2023 in the Societe Generale towers in La Défense. The event gathered over 150 Asset Owners, Asset Managers and Financial professionals for one day of discussion around topics such as ESG, Private Markets, Liquid Alternatives, the future of Asset Management, etc.
SGSS' European Investor Summit 2023 Wrap-up video
SGSS, your partner for sustainable investments
The consideration of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) criteria has become a key topic in finance and a major theme...
ESG/CSR
The consideration of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) criteria has become a key topic in finance and a major theme for both asset managers and asset owners. In a complex regulatory framework (SFDR, Taxonomy, CSRD, etc.), SGSS supports you every step of the way in defining and implementing your ESG strategies.
SGSS, your partner for sustainable investments
Data: A key issue for execution performance
What is the cost of the data needed for accessing liquidity? What is the impact of data on the quality of management and...
Execution & Dealing Services (I-Deal)
What is the cost of the data needed for accessing liquidity? What is the impact of data on the quality of management and reporting? How does I-DEAL, SGSS' customisable dealing and execution outsourcing solution, enable asset managers optimise this cost? Vincent Borras, Deputy Head of Market Solutions, explains.
Data: A key issue for execution performance
Corporate Actions, do you speak 20022?
The ISO 20022 format has just been adopted for electronic data interchange between financial institutions for Corporate...
Regulatory
The ISO 20022 format has just been adopted for electronic data interchange between financial institutions for Corporate Actions. What is it about and why is this change necessary? Interview with Pierre Colladon, Senior Advisor Public Affairs and Regulation at Societe Generale Securities Services.
Corporate Actions, do you speak 20022?