ISITC EUROPE Innovation Forums focus on specific topics relevant to financial services organisations, namely: ESG (environmental social governance), Cloud  & Operational Resilience, T+1 Settlement, Data, Crypto Assets, Blockchain Innovation and Regulation and Compliance.

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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 […]

Data Challenges Roundtable Summary & Recommendations

A T+1 Forum Event hosted by EY Data Challenges Roundtable Summary & Recommendations   In the fourth of the ISITC Europe T+1 Forum series of roundtable discussions, industry experts focused on data challenges and the role data plays in efficient settlement for near/real-time processing. This post-event summary examines the current and immediate issues that market participants are facing, […]

Solving Reputational Risk in ESG Ratings for the Board

Solving Reputational Risk in ESG Ratings for the Board Tuesday 5th December 2023 Time: 16:00 – 18:00 Location: The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, 20 Fenchurch street, London, EC3M 3BY ISITC Europe in association with the CISI is hosting a special round table to discuss and offer resolutions on how to reduce the reputational […]

ISITC Europe launches European Innovation Council Initiative

LONDON, 17 October 2023 – ISITC Europe has been undergoing significant changes in its structure (now a not-for-profit Community Interest Company) and objectives over recent years. We are pleased to announce our latest development, the establishment of a series of European Councils, which will enable our community to become better informed about country specific challenges […]

The Ten Pillars Of Digitalization

The T+1 debate at SIBOS in Toronto this year will examine the challenges of shortening the settlement cycle and gage preparedness of the global Capital Markets and Investors for the North American move to T+1 in May 2024. One of the key benefits of T+1, will be to compel players in the market, to introduce […]

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 […]