Review of Global Custody Forum in December 2009

Key Areas Investigated This Year Included:

  • 15 Months Post-Meltdown – Where Is The Custody Industry Heading In 2010 And How Is The Role Of The Custody Service Provider Changing?
  • What Risks Is The Client Taking On In Contracting With A Custodian?  Do Clients Understand And Appreciate Them?
  • Should Custodians Adopt An Increased Advisory Role In Asset Allocation?
  • Fee Unbundling – Has This Been Thoroughly Thought Through By The Client? Transparency Issues
  • T2S And The Interoperability Between the CCPs: Who Will Be The Winners & Losers, And What Are The Next Steps?
  • Alternatives Offerings – How Can Custody Bolster The Alternative Investment Sector? Addressing Issues Of Counterparty Risk
  • The Future Of Securities Lending  - Is This Still An Ancillary Custody Offering Or Specific Service Which Is Better Provided By Other Third Party Specialists?
  • Frontier & Emerging Markets Custody: On Hold Or Full Steam Ahead?
  • Consolidation And Other Trends In The Custody Space – Good Or Bad For Client In The New Economic Paradigm?
  • Measuring Derivative Risk And Exposure: What Progress Is Being Made Towards An Efficient OTC Derivatives Servicing Platform?
  • How Easily Can Assets Be Returned To The Client In A Custodian Default?
  • Value-Added Services 2010 – Is Anything Being Added?
  • Fund Administration Focus: What Investment Administration Services Should Custodians Provide To Fund Managers?
  • Progress Towards Standardising Corporate Actions Processing

Key Speakers

Dominic Hobson
Dominic Hobson Editor in Chief GLOBAL CUSTODIAN
Simon Thomas
Tim Reucroft
Tim Reucroft Director Research THOMAS MURRAY LTD
Goran Fors
Goran Fors Global Head of Custody Services SEB
Michael Gedigk Managing Director DEUTSCHE BANK AG, NEW YORK
Reto Faber CITI
Daniel Massey HSBC

The Only Custody Conference To Bring Together Leading Players From The Buy & Sell Side in the industry to Debate The Critical Issues with representatives from over 20 countries

In these tough times, it is was great to know that this is still the definitive custody event with an unrivalled European programme featuring leading custodians, asset managers, influential investment consultants and a superb line-up of institutional investors. In addition to hearing from and networking with the leaders of the industry, IIR’s Global Custody Forum proved itself the ONLY event in Europe that brings together all players in the industry to listen to frank and open discussions with 170 representatives from over 20 countries.

Just Some Of The Investor Buy-Side Who Attended This Year’s Custody Conference Include:

o AIB Investment Managers Limited
o BAE Systems Pension Scheme
o Bank of England Pension Fund
o BP Investment Mgmt
o British Airways Pension Scheme
o Church Commissioners for England
o Devon County Superannuation Fund
o Electricity Supply Pension Scheme
o L.B Hounslow
o North Yorkshire Superannuation Fund
o Nykredit
o Schroders
o Wellcome Trust


  • Unparalleled Networking Opportunities: The event typically attracts an audience of over 200 custodians, pension funds, brokers and asset managers.
  • Brand New Market Information – No need to spend weeks, or event months trying to investigate market developments in the custody & asset servicing industry , when you can gather all the information you need to take your business strategy forward to 2010. We’ve done all the legwork for you, so you can just sit back, take notes and get the highest level insight from those in the know.
  • Brand New Speed Networking Session - Fast, furious and fun. Bring plenty of business cards and get to meet 10 new contacts in 20 minutes.
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