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Why most Institutional Investors still don’t Lend

Why most Institutional Investors still don’t Lend By Roy Zimmerhansl Why most Institutional Investors don’t lend! 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, the total amount of institutionally managed assets was above €60 trillion […]

CSDR – Impacts on the buy-side

When fully implemented, it could be argued that Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR) will have had the biggest impact on the post-trade life cycle. 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. The […]

Building Business Resiliency with Intelligent Automation – WEBINAR

WEBINAR | Date: 29-July-2020 | Time: 12-1pm Building Business Resiliency with Intelligent Automation  An ISITC EUROPE/CISI lunchtime learning and discussion webinar The recent pandemic has caused disruptions in businesses across the world. Capital market firms have faced a spike in transaction volume, data to be captured and analysed, and an increased need for customer communications and […]

WEBINAR – Death by cyber attack

Tuesday 14th July, 3.00pm – 4.00pm  An ISITC EUROPE / CISI professional learning and discussion webinar About The ability of cyber threats to compromise information systems is an ongoing danger to all organisations, however  an emerging threat presents a new challenge, cyber-attacks that may cause physical harm to systems with the potential to kill the […]

Developing Standards Across Cloud Services

Cloud enables innovation but adoption in Capital Markets remains low – why? ISITC EUROPE  organised a workshop on the 10th March, kindly hosted by the CISI The panel of experts included  Cloudsoft and AFME, who explore this topic. A preview of the video can be found on the Cloud Standards Forum and a report written […]

ISITC EUROPE CIC announces new member benefit – online teaching aid

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact society, in particular causing major disruption in our children’s education, parents are having to step up and take over up the role of teacher whilst we are in isolation. ISITC EUROPE CIC is pleased to announce that it is now able to offer a discounted online learning package* […]

WEBINAR – Whatever happened to Blockchain, or is it happening?

Wednesday 3rd June from 12.00pm – 1.00pm   An ISITC EUROPE / CISI lunchtime learning and discussion webinar Blockchain and distributed ledger technology came to the fore with the appearance and growth of crypto currencies. The narrative that started spreading at some point in 2013 was that blockchain technology should be decoupled from bitcoin, and used for more than […]

ISITC EUROPE moves to a Community Interest Company

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.  This change was led by KYC/Onboarding and the ongoing focus on Financial Crime by the regulators and to ensure that we continue […]

Developing Standards Across Cloud Services – Workshop

Tuesday 10th March, 12.00pm – 2.00pm Venue – CISI, 20 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 3BY The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has recently set out 14 recommendations to help realise the full potential of public cloud computing across the capital markets industry, as issues such as legacy technology, security, regulatory concerns and standardisation […]

Resilient Applications in Financial Services

The City Business Club and ISITC held an event on the evening of Tuesday 16th July, sponsored by Metro Bank, to discuss the recent survey and landscape report on the impact of application resilience and its management. Speakers included representatives from the City Business Club, ISITC, Cloudsoft and Expert Witness. What became obvious after analysing the […]