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26 Jan 2023
SGSS extends its services to the distribution of Blockchain funds (DLT)
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), a major player in fund distribution, is always ready to listen to its...
Technology
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), a major player in fund distribution, is always ready to listen to its institutional investors and asset manager clients and is participating with them in development initiatives using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). For example, a hybrid, innovative and evolutionary model, has been set up between IZNES and SGSS...
SGSS extends its services to the distribution of Blockchain funds (DLT)
24 Jan 2023
New technologies in the financial sector in 2023
Innovation has always been a driving force in the financial sector. The past health crisis has accelerated cycles of...
Technology
Innovation has always been a driving force in the financial sector. The past health crisis has accelerated cycles of innovation and digitalisation by pushing banks to massively adapt and adopt new technologies. The future of the sector promises to be exciting. It will also be linked to societal revolutions and new generations which will be sources of change. ...
New technologies in the financial sector in 2023
19 Jan 2023
The future is already here: Well-being is going digital
The ability to adapt has decided the advent of the human being. A winning characteristic also for organisations: having...
Technology
The ability to adapt has decided the advent of the human being. A winning characteristic also for organisations: having passed the test of mandatory full remote, companies find themselves imagining the working world of the third millennium, between smart working, employee well-being, renovated offices and solid operational management. All the while building a...
The future is already here: Well-being is going digital
17 Jan 2023
All you need to know about the Luxembourg RAIF and the future Swiss L-QIF
Swiss L-QIF: this new type of fund should be deployed in 2023 and could compete with the Luxembourg RAIF. How do these...
Regulatory
Swiss L-QIF: this new type of fund should be deployed in 2023 and could compete with the Luxembourg RAIF. How do these two types of funds work?
All you need to know about the Luxembourg RAIF and the future Swiss L-QIF
17 Jan 2023
Liquidity management tools (Swing Pricing and Anti-Dilution Levies)
The AMF, the French Financial Market Authority expressed its support in 2022 for the generalisation of the three...
Regulatory
The AMF, the French Financial Market Authority expressed its support in 2022 for the generalisation of the three liquidity management tools: Gates, Swing Pricing and Anti-Dilution Levies (ADL). On 24 November 2022, the AMF, following October’s update of its DOC-2017-05 policy on Gates, published another update on the introduction of Swing Pricing or ADL...
Liquidity management tools (Swing Pricing and Anti-Dilution Levies)
12 Jan 2023
What can we learn from the regulatory news of 2022?
Let's take advantage of the end of the year to look back at the 2022 regulatory developments. The year was marked by...
Regulatory
Let's take advantage of the end of the year to look back at the 2022 regulatory developments. The year was marked by some progress, much debate and some delays. Let's take a closer look at this regulatory news with a major theme: ESG for all.
What can we learn from the regulatory news of 2022?
02 Jan 2023
Democratising investment: An opportunity but also challenges to face
For several years now, asset management companies have sought to diversify their investor targets by looking to new and...
Market Perspectives
For several years now, asset management companies have sought to diversify their investor targets by looking to new and more open markets than just the clientele of businesses and asset owners. It is no coincidence that this issue was at the heart of the French financial industry’s discussions in early October in the Palais Brogniart, during AM Tech Day, on 4...
Democratising investment: An opportunity but also challenges to face
15 Dec 2022
Cryptocurrencies in asset management: first steps in Europe?
At the end of October 2022, we celebrated the 14th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, signed by a certain Satoshi...
Market Perspectives
At the end of October 2022, we celebrated the 14th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, signed by a certain Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin and the cryptocurrencies that followed its release were designed to serve as a payment method. Their development and their promise of return have distanced them from their primary goal by making them attractive as speculative...
Cryptocurrencies in asset management: first steps in Europe?
12 Dec 2022
Sustainable investments: The European Commission amends its regulations
As part of its sustainable finance action plan with the publication and entry into force of two major regulations (SFDR,...
Regulatory
As part of its sustainable finance action plan with the publication and entry into force of two major regulations (SFDR, EU Regulation 2019/2088, and Framework Regulation, EU Regulation 2020/852, known as the Taxonomy Regulation), the European Commission has had to make changes to other regulations in order to take account of sustainability factors.
Sustainable investments: The European Commission amends its regulations
06 Dec 2022
From the CFA franc to the ECO, a reform for the convergence of West African economies
On May 22, 2020, the bill adopted by the French National Assembly for the creation of a single currency in West Africa...
Market Perspectives
On May 22, 2020, the bill adopted by the French National Assembly for the creation of a single currency in West Africa followed the monetary cooperation agreement signed on December 21, 2019 between France and the Member States of WAEMU* (West African Economic and Monetary Union). This agreement aimed in particular to reform and modernise the functioning of...
From the CFA franc to the ECO, a reform for the convergence of West African economies
30 Nov 2022
The AMF is supplementing its policy on liquidity management tools
On 24 November 2022, the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), following October’s update of its DOC-2017-05 policy on...
Regulatory
On 24 November 2022, the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), following October’s update of its DOC-2017-05 policy on Gates, published another update relative to the introduction of swing pricing or acquired adjustable rights mechanisms.
The AMF is supplementing its policy on liquidity management tools
23 Nov 2022
Trusts and the future protective role of Komercni Banka depositary and trustee services
Societe Generale, through its subsidiary in the Czech Republic Komercni Banka (KB) is anticipating the monumental...
Market Perspectives
Societe Generale, through its subsidiary in the Czech Republic Komercni Banka (KB) is anticipating the monumental succession planning needs of a third of Czech companies who are expected to change ownership in the coming years*. Based on the new law in the Czech Civil Code, KB Private Banking proposes since 2022 a new ‘Trust’ structure in its range of...
Trusts and the future protective role of Komercni Banka depositary and trustee services
22 Nov 2022
SGSS supports you in the production of your SFDR reportings
The SFDR technical standards apply from 1 January 2023.
Regulatory
The SFDR technical standards apply from 1 January 2023.
SGSS supports you in the production of your SFDR reportings
17 Nov 2022
Environmental framework in Poland: What role can we play?
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), keen to help our clients to be ESG-conscious when investing on the Polish...
ESG/CSR
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), keen to help our clients to be ESG-conscious when investing on the Polish market.
Environmental framework in Poland: What role can we play?
16 Nov 2022
Amendment to the AMF policy to facilitate the implementation of the SFDR
In the context of the entry into application on 1 January 2023 of new transparency requirements for the non-financial...
Regulatory
In the context of the entry into application on 1 January 2023 of new transparency requirements for the non-financial approaches of UCITS and AIF managers, the AMF amended on 10 November 2022 its policy on the investor letters.
Amendment to the AMF policy to facilitate the implementation of the SFDR
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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's 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
SGSS' European Investor Summit 2022 Wrap-up video
A look back on SGSS' third edition of the European Investor Summit, held on 8 June 2022. The event gathered over 150...
Market Perspectives
A look back on SGSS' third edition of the European Investor Summit, held on 8 June 2022. The event gathered over 150 Asset Owners, Fund Managers and Financial professionals in Paris for one day to discuss challenges and opportunities of our industry.
SGSS' European Investor Summit 2022 Wrap-up video
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?
Pilot Regime: an experimental regulation at the service of innovation
Find out all about the Pilot Regime, designed to test the use of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in market...
Regulatory
Find out all about the Pilot Regime, designed to test the use of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in market infrastructure, through our interview with Alain Rocher, Head of Knowledge Management at Societe Generale Securities Services.
Pilot Regime: an experimental regulation at the service of innovation