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Nov
2018
Alternative Investment Vehicles in Luxembourg: Which Way Forward?
Which way forward?
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Nov
2018
Collateral management in a Target2Securities (T2S) Landscape
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Nov
2018
Cross-border Distribution: Getting the Basics Right
Europe’s fund management industry has seen spectacular growth over the last two decades, with assets having accumulated...
Market Perspectives
Europe’s fund management industry has seen spectacular growth over the last two decades, with assets having accumulated eight-fold since 1996. Capital invested in UCITS and AIFs (Alternative Investment Funds), the two leading EU fund structures, now stands at 14.1 trillion euros.
Cross-border Distribution: Getting the Basics Right
12
Nov
2018
De-risking in trade finance – time to act
December 2017 As financial authorities express concern about de-risking in correspondent banking, a similar...
Market Perspectives
December 2017 As financial authorities express concern about de-risking in correspondent banking, a similar phenomenon is emerging in trade finance, driven by the high costs of KYC compliance. There is a danger that some banks in some regions, such as Africa, will have difficulty connecting to the trade finance world. Banks need to collaborate to help...
De-risking in trade finance – time to act
12
Nov
2018
Fraud and cyber high alert: the new normal?
Cyber security is top of mind for industry executives, as high-profile security breaches continue to reverberate....
Market Perspectives
Cyber security is top of mind for industry executives, as high-profile security breaches continue to reverberate. SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme (CSP) has mobilised its members to take decisive action. What benefits are being gained from such collaboration? In an industry where robust safeguards at one institution can be undermined by weak security at...
Fraud and cyber high alert: the new normal?
12
Nov
2018
If correspondent banking is not the future – what is?
At regular intervals the long-term survival of the current correspondent banking model is questioned. Whilst initiatives...
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At regular intervals the long-term survival of the current correspondent banking model is questioned. Whilst initiatives like SWIFTgpi improve the speed, transparency and traceability of cross-border payments and non-banks offer alternative payment services, they still rely on the underlying settlement mechanism of nostro-vostro accounts held by correspondent...
If correspondent banking is not the future – what is?
12
Nov
2018
Is universal financial access a realistic goal?
Increasing financial inclusion is seen as key to reducing poverty and driving economic growth in developing countries,...
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Increasing financial inclusion is seen as key to reducing poverty and driving economic growth in developing countries, but more than 50% of adults in the world’s poorest households still don’t have access to a bank account. Many of the world’s leading financial institutions have pledged to support World Bank President Jim Yong Kim’s target to open up banking...
Is universal financial access a realistic goal?
12
Nov
2018
The Impact of MiFID II on Asset Managers
The evolution will not be televised
Market Perspectives
The evolution will not be televised
The Impact of MiFID II on Asset Managers
12
Nov
2018
The Lure of Private Equity and Real Estate Funds
Private equity and real estate are investment opportunities that provide a way to deliver a concrete financial return...
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Private equity and real estate are investment opportunities that provide a way to deliver a concrete financial return and preserve capital both of those in a yield-starved market.
The Lure of Private Equity and Real Estate Funds
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