16th May 2018

Managing complexity: governance in a fragmenting international framework

One of the most persistent narratives since the global financial crisis has been the sheer volume of new regulation introduced across the globe. According to one estimate, between 2008 and 2015, there was a 492% increase in global regulatory requirements. Now, a new source of complexity is arising from the fragility of transnational institutions and trade relationships.

18th April 2018

Funds and asset servicers need action plan to manage GDPR

Managers based in the EU and managing EU-domiciled funds will be fully subject to GDPR in respect of all personal data they process whether or not it relates to an EU individual. Non-EU funds managed by EU managers will also be subject to GDPR.

22nd February 2018

Flexibility drives demand for Gateway centres

Three years after the launch of the first Citco Gateway office centre, all four offices – in Amsterdam, Luxembourg, New York and Singapore – are close to 100% occupancy. This shows the value that asset management firms place on flexibility at a time when profitability is under pressure and globalisation is receding. It also reflects a mix of local and international trends.