Fund Administration Outsourcing Takes Hold in Canada
Moves to outsource fund administration to third-party providers have been gaining momentum on the global stage for some time. In Canada, the institutional asset management industry has also entered an era of operational ...
Asian Funds Passport to Growth
With an estimated US$3.9 trillion in collective fund assets in the region and strong growth predicted for the foreseeable future, across Asia Pacific the call is growing to create an Asian Funds Passport. Such a passport...
A Look at the Office of the Fiduciary Advisor
Since 1994, State Street Global Advisors’ Office of the Fiduciary Advisor (OFA) has been partnering with the investment boards of pension plans, foundations and endowments, providing an integrated framework of investment...
Recent Developments in the Derivatives Markets
In 2009, State Street released its Vision report on derivatives entitled “Derivatives Servicing: Managing the Complexity
The ICFA Global Custody Panel
Steve Smit, executive vice president and head of State Street Global Markets Europe and Global Services UKMEA, recently participated on the ICFA Global Custody Panel 2010 to discuss the changing custodial landscape. The ...
Charting Parallel Paths
The recent financial crisis has cast a bright light on a variety of areas, including the pension industry. This is especially true in Canada, where the leaders of the nine largest pension plans recently called on the gov...
Keeping Our Data Centers Green
The US Department of Energy has shown that data center spaces can consume up to 100-200 times more electricity than standard office spaces1. With State Street’s data center strategy focused on two global and six regional...
Maintaining Our Focus on Environmental Sustainability
Q. What does environmental sustainability (ES) mean to State Street? A. We believe our environmental practices have a direct effect on our ability to attract and retain clients, on our efforts to operate more cost-effe...