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The UK should not rely on equivalence deal – Swinburne

The equivalence regime is “flawed” and not a suitable option for the UK once it leaves the European Union, according to MEP Dr Kay Swinburne. “I don’t think the UK could ever rely on an equivalence decision,” Swinburne said, speaking at the ISITC Europe’s 2018 annual meeting and conference on Thursday. “It doesn’t work, we […]

You can’t have your cake and eat it with Brexit, according to ISITC panel

“[The UK] can’t have its cake and eat it with Brexit”, according to Chris Skinner, chair of the Financial Services Club. Speaking at this year’s annual ISITC Europe meeting in London, Skinner explained that the UK and the financial services industry still had their “fudge”, meaning he thought the industry would face “a lot of […]

Blockchain means evolution not revolution, says ISITC panel

“There’s an evolution taking place” in blockchain and with other industry technologies, according to a panellist at this years annual ISITC Europe meeting in London. Bob Santangelo, president of international sales at Broadridge Financial Solutions, said that to adapt to this evolution, “every financial institution is looking at a way to create lower cost”, explaining […]

New tech adoption to “take time” – ISITC Europe

Published 22 Jan 2018, Luke Jeffs, Global Custodian The adoption of new technologies such as blockchain may take longer than some people think and “generally take time to move from one stage to the next”, according to the head of trade body ISITC Europe. Speaking ahead of the ISITC Europe’s annual meeting on Thursday, Nigel Solkhon, […]

ISITC Europe AGM & Conference 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the ISITC Europe 2018 AGM & Conference held on Thursday 25th January at the London Hilton Tower Bridge with a theme of Birth of a New Industry Model. With almost 200 attendees and an excellent agenda the day was a great success with some brilliant discussion from all the panel sessions and […]

Next Regulations Working Group Meeting

Date: Friday 20th October Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. Format: Conference call Registration: Please register for the call using the form to the right. Dial in details will be sent out in advance of the call to all registered participants.

Next Standards Working Group Meeting

Date: Tuesday 3rd October Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. Format: Conference call Agenda: The purpose of the call will be to gather member views on the EU Post Trade Consultation before Richard Young, Working Group Leader, responds on behalf of ISITC Europe. Anyone who has not seen the documentation should download it from: https://ec.europa.eu/info/consultations/finance-2017-post-trade_en Registration: […]

October General Meeting

Thanks to all who attended ISITC Europe’s recent General Meeting which was held on Tuesday 10th October at Citi, Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LB. The theme of the meeting was “Realities of new operational cost models – and how to excel in the era of tech disruption”. Steve Scemama, Partner Head of Capital Markets Technology at […]

General Meeting Videos Released

We are pleased to be able to share with you the videos from the recent ISITC Europe General Meeting held in May which covered Robotics, AI, MiFID 2 II T2S and introductions to our Marketing and Academia forums: The videos can be accessed or viewed below: Session 1: Robots, Regulation and T2S – Can they […]

Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) – Your Views

Financial Instrument Identification is becoming a greater challenge for the industry as regulatory reporting and risk management demands increase. Standards that work to address this issue are becoming more important. One new tool that is now available, on an open basis, is the Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI), which was formerly a proprietary identifier of […]