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BNY Mellon is invested in the power of big ideas. With some of the sharpest minds and most innovative thinkers in financial services, our unique perspectives can have a profound impact on investors’ attitudes and actions. Our forward-thinking insights are shaping the future of finance.

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ASSET ALLOCATION AND INVESTMENT STRATEGY

Investment in Alternative Assets: Split Decisions

Frank J. La Salla

Senior executives were surveyed from 450 large hedge funds and institutions, revealing 3 perspectives on portfolio management and alternative investing trends.

Key Securities Lending Trends for 2016

After a bumpy ride in 2015, what trends can beneficial owners expect to see in the securities lending markets over the next 12 months? At BNY Mellon, we believe familiar regulatory and macro-economic developments will continue to influence the market.

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REGULATORY CHANGE

Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision II: Challenges and Opportunities

The new version of the EU directive on Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) is set to have a profound impact on workplace pensions. BNY Mellon’s new report looks at the challenges and opportunities it presents for European pension funds.

REGULATORY CHANGE

Collateral Management: Navigating the Regulatory Maze

Mark Higgins, Brian Leddy, David Allen

Second in the Collateral Management and Regulation series co-written by The Field Effect and BNY Mellon, shining the spotlight on specific industry regulations and directives by distilling their aims and objectives.

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RETIREMENT

Crossing the Collateral Rubicon

Vincent Pacilio, Adriano Koelle, Gregory Roath

Sovereign investment institutions around the world or Global Public Investors have since the 2008-09 financial crisis been gradually adjusting to their positions as systemically important players in the world economy.

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Innovation in Payments: The Future is Fintech

The global payments industry is in the midst of rapid change as financial technology's ("fintech") potential to alter how, when and where payments are made gains momentum. This paper examines fintech's growing capabilities and explains why bank-fintech partnerships hold the key.

POLICY REFORM

Invested in Bridging the Infrastructure Gap

We’re invested in helping make infrastructure and energy investments a reality. BNY Mellon Corporate Trust can help meet the demand for financing long-term infrastructure and energy projects with our project finance administration services.

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The Buck Started Here

In 1784, amid profound political and economic change, we were founded by a visionary thinker, Alexander Hamilton. This same focus on innovation has driven us ever since.

Meet Our Expert Contributors

As the investments company for the world, BNY Mellon is a trusted financial authority for the world's most vital institutions. In Our Thinking, our panel of experts bring you the latest in global financial news and commentary.

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