Pierre Jond

Custody

The incredible expanding world of custody

A central, if often overlooked feature of Australia’s super funds is that they have, for a very long time, worked closely with external service providers in their pursuit of world best practice. In relation to custody and securities services, this is a very sensible approach. The scale, geographic reach, and massive investment in technology of […]
Investment Strategy

IAC: transparency and efficiency amid change

Transparency and efficiency amid industry change was the focus of last week’s 2013 Investment Administration Conference, held in Sydney. John Brogden, chief executive officer of the Financial Services Council closed proceedings with a keynote address on the state of the nation, discussing the potential outlook for financial services and the roles of its players. Pierre […]
Investment Strategy

2013 ACSA Award winners announced

The winners of the 2013 Australian Custodial Services Association (ACSA) Awards were announced at last week’s 2013 Investment Administration Conference, a Conexus Financial event in association with ACSA. At the conference’s gala dinner, ACSA recognised achievements within the custody and investment administration industry. Emad Hanna, technical training manager at BNP Paribas, John Leahy, head of […]
Investment Strategy

Pierre Jond expects BNP Paribas custody wins

When Frenchman Pierre Jond’s daughters first arrived in Australia in January 2010 he took them to Bondi Junction. There his eldest tugged at her father’s sleeve to attract his attention. “Papa there are men barefoot and shirtless; aren’t the police going to do anything?” Jond laughingly recalls his daughter saying in French. Jond, like his […]