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20 Jun 2022
Tokenising the world
Tron (1982), The Lawnmower Man (1992), The Matrix (1999) and now the Metaverse: the fascination for the digitisation of...
Technology
Tron (1982), The Lawnmower Man (1992), The Matrix (1999) and now the Metaverse: the fascination for the digitisation of bodies and minds is not new.
Tokenising the world
15 Jun 2022
Luxembourg, a prime location for private equity
Guillaume Roch, Head of Business Development at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), discusses the growth of...
Market Perspectives
Guillaume Roch, Head of Business Development at Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS), discusses the growth of private-equity related activity in Luxembourg.
Luxembourg, a prime location for private equity
14 Jun 2022
Finding a needle in a cryptostack
Cryptocurrencies have experienced massive gains generating strong interest in related companies. We explored the current...
Technology
Cryptocurrencies have experienced massive gains generating strong interest in related companies. We explored the current mining landscape to understand what factors drive the value of crypto miners and arrived at a two-fold conclusion: mining efficiency and the quantity of mined assets on the balance sheet make up only part of the total value; factors such as...
Finding a needle in a cryptostack
13 Jun 2022
ESMA's proposal for a 3-year deferral of mandatory buy-in
The Regulation on the Pilot Regime (2022/858) was published in the European Union Official Journal on 2 June, 2022.
Regulatory
The Regulation on the Pilot Regime (2022/858) was published in the European Union Official Journal on 2 June, 2022.
ESMA's proposal for a 3-year deferral of mandatory buy-in
07 Jun 2022
The keys to winning distribution strategies
10 or 15 years ago, asset managers, who needed to connect to a wide range of investors, had to build their own...
Market Perspectives
10 or 15 years ago, asset managers, who needed to connect to a wide range of investors, had to build their own distribution channels. They did this based on performance, track record and relationships with gatekeepers.
The keys to winning distribution strategies
07 Jun 2022
AI@SCALE requires trust and adoption
In this early part of 2022, we are spotting an uptick that AI is no longer just part of innovation but about core...
Technology
In this early part of 2022, we are spotting an uptick that AI is no longer just part of innovation but about core business transformation. To unleash the impact of cognitive solutions through transformational enterprise-grade initiatives, businesses are reaffirming their interest and their main blocker: AI Adoption.
AI@SCALE requires trust and adoption
07 Jun 2022
The environmental challenges of blockchain
Blockchain, the technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency, is often seen as one of the greatest innovations of the...
Technology
Blockchain, the technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency, is often seen as one of the greatest innovations of the 21st century.
The environmental challenges of blockchain
07 Jun 2022
EU Sustainable Finance Regulation in Context
Sustainable investing has entered the mainstream, with more than US$35 trillion being allocated towards environmental,...
Market Perspectives
Sustainable investing has entered the mainstream, with more than US$35 trillion being allocated towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) approaches, according to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA)’s "Global Sustainable Investment Review" (2020)*. The trend is clear: the adoption of ESG funds continues to grow unabated.
EU Sustainable Finance Regulation in Context
07 Jun 2022
Clouds of uncertainty with definite silver linings
For this European Investor Summit, Societe Generale Securities Services has chosen to include major topics of interest...
Market Perspectives
For this European Investor Summit, Societe Generale Securities Services has chosen to include major topics of interest and concern for the investment industry on the agenda.
Clouds of uncertainty with definite silver linings
07 Jun 2022
Back to the future of the investment industry
After two years of successive lockdowns and long periods of working from home, it is very nice to be able to finally...
Market Perspectives
After two years of successive lockdowns and long periods of working from home, it is very nice to be able to finally meet you, our clients and partners, in person again for this third edition of the European Investor Summit.
Back to the future of the investment industry
07 Jun 2022
Greenflation: When inflation meets energy transition
The battle to cool down the planet appears, ironically, to be heating up the economy. This is the essence of...
ESG/CSR
The battle to cool down the planet appears, ironically, to be heating up the economy. This is the essence of ‘greenflation’: the extra boost given to prices when conventional cost-push inflation – which we are currently experiencing as the world recovers from the pandemic thanks to massive fiscal/monetary stimulus and large excess savings – is supercharged by...
Greenflation: When inflation meets energy transition
07 Jun 2022
Blockchain: Behind the noise, the silent revolution?
Behind the glowing or acerbic newspaper headlines, technical terms and a lot of noise lies a revolution that is still...
Technology
Behind the glowing or acerbic newspaper headlines, technical terms and a lot of noise lies a revolution that is still poorly understood by the general public.
Blockchain: Behind the noise, the silent revolution?
03 Jun 2022
The Pilot Regime will start on March 23, 2023
The Pilot Regime will officially start on March 23, 2023, and will last at least 3 years with the possibility of being...
Regulatory
The Pilot Regime will officially start on March 23, 2023, and will last at least 3 years with the possibility of being renewed for another 3 years...
The Pilot Regime will start on March 23, 2023
31 May 2022
AMF wants to ban transaction fees
AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) announces changes to its general regulations and its doctrine on transaction fees...
Regulatory
AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) announces changes to its general regulations and its doctrine on transaction fees and the marketing of funds.
AMF wants to ban transaction fees
31 May 2022
A Platform designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs
The world of private equity is continuing to grow. This asset class is becoming more and more attractive as it has the...
Technology
The world of private equity is continuing to grow. This asset class is becoming more and more attractive as it has the advantage of being an investment that is easy to understand, that contributes directly to the real economy and also to innovation. Private equity therefore seems to be the ideal instrument for building the economy of tomorrow.
A Platform designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs
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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
"Gates": A solution to address liquidity risk
Discover "Gates": the liquidity management tool addressing liquidity risk, with Christian de Beaufort, Market...
Regulatory
Discover "Gates": the liquidity management tool addressing liquidity risk, with Christian de Beaufort, Market Infrastructures & Regulation, SGSS.
"Gates": A solution to address liquidity risk