The Role of the Trustee

Start Date: 01/01/1970

Duration: 1 Day

Programme overview

This course focuses on the role and functioning of global custody, services provided, derivatives settlements, corporate actions and risk management.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding of the role of a trustee & custodian
  • A clear understanding of the operational risks involved in these services
  • An update on recent developments of international securities settlement and custodial services including Target 2 Settlements and MiFID
  • An understanding and appreciation of the communication processes between all the parties involved in a given transaction

Who should attend

Professionals from Custodial and Investment Banks, Exchanges, Hedge Funds, Pension Funds and Endowments and other institutional investors from the following departments:

  • Custody Services
  • Settlements
  • Transactions & Processing
  • Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Credit Risk
  • Operations
  • Reporting

Course Content

  • The role of trustees and custodians
  • Global custody and derivatives clearing
  • Core and value added services in global custody
  • Identifying and managing risks in clearing, global custody and settlement
  • The impact of ‘Corporate actions ‘ in custody services
  • Key legal issues
  • MiFID Directive

Trainer Profile