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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The Digitalization of Capital Markets

An ISITC Europe T+1 Forum Event In association with the CISI, PIMFA, IA and Fintech NI. Kindly hosted by Ulster Business School’s Centre for Financial and Regulatory Technology The Digitalization of Capital Markets (The preparedness and implications of T+1 Settlement) Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2024 Time: 16:00 – 18:00 Location: Ulster Business School Centre for […]

T+1 and Digitalization of the Capital Markets

An ISITC Europe T+1 Forum Event In Association with the SIO, CISI, PIMFA, and the IA Navigating the Journey to T+1 and Digitalization of the Capital Markets Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2024 Time: 09:00 – 17:00 (Drinks from 17:00) Location: The Royal Scots Club, 29 – 31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE Overview This one […]

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 […]

UK Accelerated Settlement – The path forward Post Event Summary

A T+1 Forum Event hosted by EY  UK Accelerated Settlement – The path forward Post Event Summary An ISITC Europe  T+1 Forum event was hosted by EY on the 16th of May, to discuss the transition to accelerated settlement in the UK. It focused on the UK move to T+1, looking at FMI readiness and unique challenges faced […]

UK Accelerated Settlement – The Path Forward

An ISITC Europe T+1 Forum Event hosted by EY In Association with the CISI, PIMFA, and the IA UK Accelerated Settlement – The Path Forward Date: Thursday, 16 May 2024 Time: 16:00 – 17:30 Registration from 15:30 for a prompt start at 16:00. Drinks from 17:30 Location: Ernst & Young LLP (EY), 25 Churchill Place, […]

The advent of T+1 – and what it means for the global investment industry

The advent of T+1 – and what it means for the global investment industry – Roundtable discussion Thursday 25th April 2024 Location: CISI, 20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 8AF Time: 15:00 for 15:30 – 17:30 followed by refreshments Supporting partner trade organisations: CISI, ISITC Europe, IA, PIMFA and the SIO For the past nine months, […]

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 […]