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ISITC TALKTIME: Getting to grips with resilience in the Cloud

ISITC TalkTime Podcast: Getting to grips with resilience in the Cloud ISITC Europe talks to Alasdair Hodge, Chief Architect at Cloudsoft about getting to grips resilience in the Cloud. This Podcast is a source of important information, for senior professionals, within Capital Markets firms. Enabling them to understand, some of the benefits and uses of […]

Interview with Herbie Skeete

Herbie Skeete has been a leading figure in ‘the City’ since the late seventies.  Embarking on a hugely successful career, spanning the development and introduction of new technologies, which were the forerunner of what we recognise today. Herbie gives his personal recollections and views, through this dynamic period of development and change in the City, […]

Digital Operational Resilience – a blessing in disguise?

Downtime is expensive. The average cost of unplanned application downtime at Tier One financial institutions exceeds $2.5bn every year, according to the IDC. The Operational Resilience of your business depends now more than ever on the availability of your IT systems. Critical systems and the applications which support them need to be available at all times, […]

Whatever happened to Blockchain? Video

What ever happened to Blockchain? Or is it happening? Why haven’t we seen the wholesale adoption of Blockchain across the financial services sector? Or is that really happening? A preview of the video can be found below. The full video is available for members. To view the video members will need to log in to […]

ISITC TALKTIME: Post-Trade Efficiency and Transformation

ISITC TalkTime Podcast: Post-Trade Efficiency and Transformation ISITC Europe talks to Bob Santangelo from Broadridge about the need for post-trade efficiency and transformation. The discussion centres around the impact that the global pandemic has had on the need for banks and brokers to transform their processes to achieve greater post trade efficiency. Which has been exacerbated […]

Hacking through the ESG ratings jungle!

An ISITC EUROPE Live Webcast – Hacking through the ESG ratings jungle! Date & Time tbc The webinar entitled Hacking through the ESG ratings jungle, will discuss the difficulties faced by Investors and Companies in benchmarking Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG).  Investors are increasingly backing ethical and sustainable companies, who are keen to publicise their ESG ratings/benchmarks. […]

Bitcoin the world’s second currency!

An ISITC EUROPE/CISI joint Live Webcast – Bitcoin the world’s second currency! Wednesday 24th February 12.30:13.30 (GMT)   2020 saw a huge growth of investment in Bitcoin by the world’s leading investing institutions, pushing the price of bitcoin to record levels. Other cryptocurrencies have continued to enjoy growth and no doubt new cryptocurrencies will emerge. […]

Formula three LEIs still not fast enough!

At a recent webcast on the topic of reference data, with a panel of leading data experts including representatives from HSBC and Euroclear, which I had the privilege of moderating. The many problems of data in the Capital Markets, including reference data were put on the table and a range of potential solutions was discussed. […]

Post-trade: The growing need to invest in derivatives post-trade

We need to talk post-trade The problem with the status quo Even before the spring 2020 volatility, the need to invest in post-trade infrastructure across the sell-side was becoming widely accepted. Investment in the back-office has lagged that of the front-office for decades. In some institutions, front-office systems capable of executing thousands of trades a […]

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) :1 Year on

An ISITC EUROPE/CISI joint Live Webcast – The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR):1 Year on Thursday 14th January 10:00 -11:00 (GMT) On the 9 December 2019, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) became applicable to all Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) authorised firms; including banks, building societies, asset managers, investment firms, insurers, […]