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Solving the post-trade transparency challenge

New SWIFT report: Solving the post-trade transparency challenge From packages to pizzas, today we can track the status of almost anything we order. But currently there’s no way of tracking a securities transaction across the various intermediaries in a trade. As a result, securities players face significant costs and risks associated with failed trades that […]

How can firms best meet regulatory requirements? DORA Best Practice Workshop:

Tuesday, 24th of May 2022 – 6PM At:  The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists Hall, 39A Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7JN The DORA Best Practice Workshop will look at DORA, which is the new EU legislative proposal aiming to overhaul digital resilience in financial services firms. The proposal will impact the industry widely with a […]

The Regulator should regulate infrastructure

  Following the debut of the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA), which proposes that the Regulator should regulate infrastructure and is due to be ratified by the EU this year. The ISITC Europe debate on the subject of ‘Should the Regulator interfere in infrastructure, took place last week hosted by Metro Bank. The audience was […]

T+1 settlement in the UK/Europe straightforward ?

  As you may have seen, in the US the SEC has recently voted to propose rule changes including moving to a T+1 settlement cycle for most broker-dealer transactions in securities. The SEC says: “The proposed changes are designed to reduce the credit, market, and liquidity risks in securities transactions faced by market participants and […]

Transformational Challenges for Post-trade in 2022

Webinar: Transformational Challenges for Post-trade in 2022 24th March 2022 @ 16:00 GMT As 2022 gets underway, we discuss some of the key strategic considerations and transformational challenges that the post-trade community will need to address. If 2021 saw ongoing focus in digitalisation as a response to the pandemic, 2022 will see momentum continuing as […]

Post-trade Alpha Discussion Paper

Post-trade Alpha Discussion Document The recovery from the initial phases of the pandemic dominated management agendas in 2021, as the industry adjusted to what has been widely described as the ‘new-normal’. The adoption of remote and hybrid working practices created momentum around digitalisation agendas, which whilst focussing on new ways of working (rather than transforming […]

Why multi-asset post-trade now?

The diversification of institutional investments into a broader range of asset types over the last couple of decades has been significant and transformative. Buy-side firms have expanded their investment focuses from the more traditional end of the investment spectrum to all kinds of alternatives, including real assets such as commodities, real estate and even crypto […]

Should Regulators interfere with Infrastructure?

The  ISITC Europe Big Debate A New Year: A Brand New Series of Interactive Debates Hosted by Metro Bank Be the first to participate in this new series of face to face, interactive, lively and informative debates, kindly hosted by Metro Bank. We invite you to join the panel, who will debate the pros and […]

The impact of the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)

Financial Services Technology Panel Looks at the impact of the Digital  Operational Resilience Act (DORA) on the industry   The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists in conjunction with ISITC Europe C.I.C. explores the implications of the Digital Operational Resilience Act on Financial Services and beyond.   On 24 September 2020, the European Commission published its […]

Matt Johnson Interview

Matt Johnson in conversation with Reece Jackson, ISITC Europe Student Society Interviewer talks about his career in financial services. His current role and a few words of advise for anyone considering a career within the financial markets.     Matthew Johnson Matt Johnson currently works for the DTCC within the European Product Management Team with […]