Fund admin & investment ops

People the weakest link

People are the weakest link, argues Ciaran Whooley, Head of Client Services EMEA at Linedata, in an essay on the top five operational risks in fund administration: Despite recent technological advancements, the world of fund administration is essentially still a people industry. Some examples of...
NSD and CSD Community advance blockchain

Russia's National Settlement Depository (NSD) reports that the CSD Working Group on distributed ledger technology (DLT) of which it is a part, has signed a a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SWIFT. In addition to the NSD, the group includes Strate (the CSD of the South African Republic), SIX...
Northern Trust in Citadel move

Northern Trust Corporation has reached an agreement with Citadel to bring Omnium technology development in-house. The agreement includes – a team of key development professionals as well as software development rights for the Omnium technology platform. Northern Trust says the agreement gives...
BTPS issues administration statement

The BT Pension Scheme, managed by Hermes Investment Management, has issued a short statement relating to the changes that are taking place at the scheme, the administration of which is being taken in-house. It reads as follows: Accenture and BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) have worked closely for a number...
Alrosa to use e-voting services provided by NSD and VTB Registrar


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