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21 Sep 2021
Sustainable investment: History is on the move!
Results of the survey conducted in the first half of 2021 by Societe Generale Securities Services
ESG/CSR
Results of the survey conducted in the first half of 2021 by Societe Generale Securities Services
Sustainable investment: History is on the move!
17 Sep 2021
CSD Regulation - Interview with Sylvie Bonduelle
Discover the CSDR latest updates with our expert Sylvie Bonduelle, Senior Advisor for the Regulatory Projects...
Regulatory
Discover the CSDR latest updates with our expert Sylvie Bonduelle, Senior Advisor for the Regulatory Projects Department.
CSD Regulation - Interview with Sylvie Bonduelle
14 Sep 2021
POLAND: Treasury BondSpot clearing of bonds through the Central Clearing Counterparty (KDPW_CCP)
The Polish financial market has put in place a significant change last year with regards to local infrastructure, with...
Market Perspectives
The Polish financial market has put in place a significant change last year with regards to local infrastructure, with the introduction and implementation of obligatory clearing through KDPW_CCP, the Polish Central Counterparty, for all single leg buy and sell transactions executed on the Treasury BondSpot platform which is owned by the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
POLAND: Treasury BondSpot clearing of bonds through the Central Clearing Counterparty (KDPW_CCP)
09 Sep 2021
Flashnews: CSDR – where do we stand?
On 1 July, the European Commission (EC) published its report resulting from consultations carried out both in the...
Regulatory
On 1 July, the European Commission (EC) published its report resulting from consultations carried out both in the context of the revision of CSDR (CSDR2) and in the context of the EC 2021 economic recovery programme (CSDR Refit).
Flashnews: CSDR – where do we stand?
09 Sep 2021
Empowering clients during adversity
Amid the volatility and challenging performance conditions, market participants are seeking out new sources of alpha...
Market Perspectives
Amid the volatility and challenging performance conditions, market participants are seeking out new sources of alpha while simultaneously trying to optimise their operating costs. Speaking at the Network Forum’s Virtual Annual Meeting held from June 29th until July 1st this year, subject matter experts from Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) outlined...
Empowering clients during adversity
02 Aug 2021
Inside smart working: Welcome to the third millennium
An implicit factor in the concept of smart working is the ability to be flexible, both on the part of the worker and on...
Technology
An implicit factor in the concept of smart working is the ability to be flexible, both on the part of the worker and on the company. This implies in turn understanding the extent of the change and taking responsibility for it. To allow the third millennium to make its way, it is necessary to think beyond the challenges of the moment, acquiring skills, leaving...
Inside smart working: Welcome to the third millennium
02 Aug 2021
Strategic dialogue between financial players is key to future development
How will securities services providers evolve in an environment in which new business models are characterised by...
Market Perspectives
How will securities services providers evolve in an environment in which new business models are characterised by innovation, chiefly technological, and sustainability? A discussion with Roberto Pecora, Chief Executive Officer of SGSS in Italy.
Strategic dialogue between financial players is key to future development
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
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Survey conducted from mid-May to mid-June 2020, on 83 asset managers in 10 different countries.
CSD Regulatory
Discover the CSDR latest updates with our expert Sylvie Bonduelle.
Regulatory
Discover the CSDR latest updates with our expert Sylvie Bonduelle.
CSD Regulatory
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