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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 […]

Post event review on T+1 Settlement – a race against time

A T+1 Forum Event hosted by EY Post event review on T+1 Settlement – a race against time The North American move to trade date plus one (T+1) settlement on May 28, 2024, will have the greatest impact on global capital markets in over a decade. The effects of this change will reverberate in different […]

Thinking about T+1 – Is a crisis always obvious?

Thinking about T+1 – Is a crisis always obvious? How do you define a crisis? It may sound like a dumb question – surely, it’s obvious! If your house is on fire – certainly. But is it always obvious? The reason I raise this issue is the efficiency of post-trade operations in buyside firms. For […]

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 […]

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 […]

Digital Platform Conductor tools – an innovative solution to the complexity crisis

Accelerated digital transformation is driving increasingly complex and distributed digital infrastructures; across on-premises, private cloud and public cloud platforms. The reality is that most organisations find themselves in this ‘hybrid reality’ – and will continue to do so for some time to come. Organisations are investing significant amounts of money into building modern dynamic hybrid […]

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, […]