ISITC EUROPE CIC is a totally inclusive, registered, not-for-profit Community Interest Company for all types of organisation within the Financial Services community. Its mission is to promote operational efficiency in the global financial markets through; Education, Innovation and Exchange of Information, via a program of events, publications and educational activities. ISITC EUROPE aims to provide opportunities for young people from disadvantaged background to enter Financial Services, through a series of initiatives, including the establishment of a Scholarship and Internship program.

Data Sharing Utility

Data Sharing Utility odds shorten

Reference data, the vitally important data that relates to efficient settlement of financial transactions was highlighted during the panel discussion. The panel debated legacy data supply chains and the difficulty of retaining data quality, as the data moves between a myriad of databases. It was mused that the ultimate solution could be a Data Sharing Utility, which … read more

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Death by Cyber Attack Webinar Report

Financial services are among the most attractive targets for cyber attackers and most industry reports rank it as the premier industry risk. The report outlining some of the discussions and conclusions of the live web cast, written by Aman Sood, Chair, ISITC Cybersecurity Forum is now available to download.

The future of Work

The Future of Work: Reimagining business as usual

Even before the COVID-19 crisis hit, major shifts were under way in how businesses and their employees work. This report on ‘the Future of Work’ from Verizon investigates to what degree companies have been preparing ..

What ever happened to Blockchain

What ever happened to Blockchain?

Post ISITC/CISI webinar report written in association with FST Network now available.

CSDR Report

CSDR – Impacts on the buy-side

HSBC have prepared a guide for asset owners and managers explaining why, how and what CSDR is about, focusing particularly on settlement efficiency, to help navigate the impact of CSDR implementation.

Developing standards across cloud services

Developing Cloud Standards

Post ISITC/CISI workshop report written by Cloudsoft now available.

Blockchain

Why haven’t we seen the wholesale adoption of Blockchain across the financial services sector? Or is that really happening? This ISITC live webinar hosted by the CISI is now available to watch in full by logging into the Members Area. Non members may view the video snippet below.

Developing Cloud Standards

Cloud enables innovation but adoption in Capital Markets remains low – why?

We hosted a joint workshop on the 10th March alongside Cloudsoft and AFME, hosted by CISI, to explore this and surrounding themes. The full video can be accessed via the members area.

Non members may view the video snippet below.

ISITC EUROPE CIC announces new member benefit – online teaching aid

31/03/20 – ISITC EUROPE CIC is pleased to announce that it is now able to offer a discounted online learning package* for children aged from 4 to 16 through one of its partner organisations.

ISITC EUROPE moves to a Community Interest Company

06/02/20 – As we approach our 30th anniversary we are pleased to announce that ISITC EUROPE is now a fully regulated ‘not for profit’ Community Interest Company, remaining one of the City’s longest community associations.

Mental & Physical Health fighting Cybercrime

In the recent ISITC Europe webcast ‘Is your home the new Office’, eminent panel members from the world of cybersecurity, including the DTCC and Verizon discussed amongst other things, the role of mental/physical health in fighting Cybercrime, due to the increased threat posed due to  a home or remote working environment.. read more

Why most Institutional Investors still don’t lend. By Roy Zimmerhansl

At first glance the €21 trillion of securities available for loan at the end of 2019 seems a large figure and indeed it is. However, by various estimates … read more

Stock Borrowing what is it and why? By Roy Zimmerhansl

At its most basic level, stock borrowing is the temporary transfer of an asset from an owner to a borrower in return for a fee, with risk managed …read more

RSS Current Events – ISITC EUROPE CIC

  • Is Green Finance really Clean Finance or are there still brown undertones?
    An ISITC EUROPE/CISI joint Live Webcast – Is Green Finance really Clean Finance or are there still brown undertones? Tuesday 1st December- 11.30pm -12:30 (GMT) Green Finance is rapidly becoming a mainstream component of investment activity at every level, with Green Bonds and loans forming a significant presence in Investors’ portfolios. But is Green Finance really Clean Finance […]
  • The Senior Management and Certification Regime:1 Year on
    An ISITC EUROPE/CISI joint Live Webcast – The Senior Management and Certification Regime:1 Year  On  Postponed until January 2021 – Date tbc  From 9 December 2019, The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) will apply to all Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) authorised firms, including banks, building societies, asset managers, investment firms, insurers, mortgage […]

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