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ISITC Europe Supports Innovative Cybersecurity Research

ISITC Europe is backing an innovative research project focused on cybersecurity. This initiative is led by key academics including Dr Desmond Laffey from Kent Business School, Dr Tony Gandy from ISITC Europe, and myself, Professor Daniel Broby from Ulster Business School. By adapting well-established credit rating methodologies used in finance, we intend to create a […]

No Change To CLS Settlement Timeline For T+1

No Change To CLS Settlement Timeline For T+1 T+1 arrives in North America on May 27th and 28th this year. The UK Technical taskforce is working towards implementation of  T+1 in the UK by the end of 2027. The EU markets have yet to set a date, but it is anticipated they will also move […]

T+0: realistic target or deluded fantasy?

T+0: realistic target or deluded fantasy? Part 2: the need for speed.  By Tony Freeman Faster is better – right? If you’re Lewis Hamilton: obviously yes. But suppose you’re a manufacturer based in Shenzhen making iPhone cases, your costs are all in Renminbi and Hong Kong Dollars, but your revenues are mostly in US Dollars, […]

UK to Implement T+1 Settlement by 2027

  Today, saw the publication of the long-awaited UK Accelerated Settlement Taskforce report written by Charlie Geffen. ISITC Europe supports the report and its conclusions, which recommends that the UK implement T+1 settlement by 2027 We also support the wish to collaborate with the EU to where possible, to coordinate the T+1 implementation date and […]

Blockchain & DLT – just like the early railways or good for T+1?

Blockchain & DLT – just like the early railways or good for T+1? You decide By Tony Freeman In the early 1800’s railway pioneers across Great Britain and Ireland were busy developing this amazing new form of transport. Imagine the transformational impact of moving from horse speed to a steam-driven locomotive capable of 25kmh. Coal […]

The race to T+1: Your guide to getting ready

The race to T+1: Your guide to getting ready In this recording ‘The race to T+1: Your guide to getting ready’ from a LinkedIn broadcast, moderated by Simon Daniel from Swift, T+1 implications and assessment are discussed with Alex Chow from the Investment Association and Gary Wright, Director Industry Affairs of ISITC Europe. The conversation […]

Closing the gap between Issuers and Investors demands greater interaction

Closing the gap between Issuers and Investors demands greater interaction Capital markets are continuing their journey to real-time operations. The barriers brought by legacy systems and time zone differences are crumbling and will soon be knocked down entirely. Part of the motivation to operate in real-time is the certainty of trade date plus one day […]

T+1: What I’d like to hear at SIBOS – part 2

T+1: What I’d like to hear at SIBOS – part 2 Written by Tony Freemen   Let’s talk about FX – and its T+2 settlement cycle. The initial discussions about the benefits of a move to T+1 in the US focused, almost exclusively, on the risk and cost benefits to the clearing process. The discussion […]

T+1: What I’d like to hear at SIBOS – part 1

T+1: What I’d like to hear at SIBOS – part 1 Written by Tony Freemen Sadly, I can’t make it to SIBOS this year. I was really looking forward to speaking at the SWIFT Academy session on T+1 settlement but medical issues mean that I’m grounded. I know that my colleagues Tony Gandy and Gary […]

Navigating the Future of Sustainable Investing

A Roadmap Towards an Ethical Wealth Market   By Anmol Chaudhari Introduction As the world grows more conscious of its impact on the environment and society, the realm of investing is undergoing a profound transformation. Sustainable investing, often referred to as ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) investing, has emerged as a powerful vehicle for not only […]