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Corporate Actions - A Concise Guide: An introduction to securities events by Francis Groves

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5. How Well is the Corporate Actions System Working?

‘This is, after all, one of the most collaborative of industries.’ [48]

‘The fiduciary responsibility that I have to my own clients dictates that I will do all in my power to ensure that somebody else bears responsibility for any material losses that occur.’ [49 ]

There is more than one way to judge the success of corporate actions processes. The routine cost of corporate actions to the investment industry, and ultimately to the investors themselves, is one very important gauge of how fit for purpose the system is. However, in addition to running costs, it is also worthwhile to identify the size and location of potential risks when things go wrong.

Costing corporate actions ...

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