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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 6pm start (5:45 arrival for coffee) Duration 1-1.5 hours Kindly hosted by Verizon Location: Verizon, MidCity Place, 58-71 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6EA This is the 2nd in a series of face to face briefings for […]

Cyber Security: Defending the Perimeter

A Cyber Security Forum Event Date to be confirmed 6pm start (5:45 arrival for coffee) Duration 1-1.5 hours Hosted by Verizon Location: Verizon, MidCity Place, 58-71 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6EA Cyber Security Executive Briefing: Defending the Perimeter This is the first in a series of face to face briefings for Senior Business leaders. They […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transformational Challenges for Post-trade in 2022

Webinar: Transformational Challenges for Post-trade in 2022 24th March 2022 @ 16:00 GMT As 2022 gets underway, we discuss some of the key strategic considerations and transformational challenges that the post-trade community will need to address. If 2021 saw ongoing focus in digitalisation as a response to the pandemic, 2022 will see momentum continuing as […]

Post-trade Alpha Discussion Paper

Post-trade Alpha Discussion Document The recovery from the initial phases of the pandemic dominated management agendas in 2021, as the industry adjusted to what has been widely described as the ‘new-normal’. The adoption of remote and hybrid working practices created momentum around digitalisation agendas, which whilst focussing on new ways of working (rather than transforming […]

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 […]

The Senior Managers And Certification Regime (SMCR):1 Year On Webinar Recording

On the 9 December 2019, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) became applicable to all Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) authorised firms; including banks, building societies, asset managers, investment firms, insurers, mortgage providers, consumer credit firms and sole traders. So 1 year on, given the interruptions in 2020 and the FCA enabled ‘3 […]