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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Industry Preparedness for Accelerated Settlement Report

This academic paper is written from research commissioned by the SWIFT Institute discusses the progress made towards T+1 and instantaneous settlement in financial markets, and industry preparedness for such a change. It covers the various equity settlement technologies and analyses how collateral, stock lending and margin requirements can impact the settlement processes. The debate on […]

Trip Chong Fireside Chat on ESG Class Actions

In the video below Trip Chong, Director of Global Class Actions at Broadridge talks to Gary Wright, Director, ISITC Europe about the imminent threat of ESG Class Actions. He asks her to elaborate on why board members should be concerned with greenwashing and why is this becoming an issue? To explore this and other ESG […]

The Imminent Threat of ESG Class Actions – Roundtable Discussion

An ESG Forum Event Roundtable Discussion: The imminent threat of ESG class actions roundtable discussion Date: Wednesday 10th May 2023 Time: 12:45 – 13:15 Lunch  – 13.15: Welcome/Opening Address – 13:20: Presentation by Trip Chong followed by roundtable discussion – 14:45 – 15:00 Close Location: The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, 20 Fenchurch street, London, […]

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 […]

New ESG Forum to Build Consensus Across European Capital Markets

For immediate release ISITC Europe CIC – London, UK – 18 January 2023 To help the financial services industry address the growing focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues, ISITC Europe CIC, a not-for-profit industry body, which for the past 30 years has been a catalyst for collaborative innovation across the capital markets, is delighted […]

The move to T+1 – measuring the impact on Market Resilience

The move to T+1 measuring the impact on Market Resilience An Industry Research Consultation kindly hosted by the SIO Date: 22nd February 2023 Time: 3.30 – 5.45 Location: Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue, 16 St Mary’s St, Edinburgh EH1 1SU, UK ISITC Europe has been commissioned by the SWIFT Institute to conduct academic research into […]

Cyber Security: Complying with Regulation and Data Law

A Cyber Security Forum Event Cyber Security Executive Briefing: Complying with Regulation and Data Law Date to be confirmed Location: tbc This is the 2nd in a series of face to face briefings for Senior Business leaders, which focuses on complying with regulation and data law. These briefings have been created with the intent to […]

Cyber Security: Defending the Perimeter

A Cyber Security Forum Event Date to be confirmed Location: TBC Cyber Security Executive Briefing: Defending the Perimeter This is the first in a series of face to face briefings for Senior Business leaders. They have been created with the intent to educate, inform, and answer the key Cyber Security questions facing business leaders today. […]

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 (followed by a drinks and nibbles)   At:  The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists Hall, 39A Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7JN With 2022 being the year of DORA and UK legislation implementation, we invite you to join this best practice workshop  as we meet to hear from subject […]