Transforming The Back Office – Delivering Value Through Capital Markets Transformation

An over-riding focus for the last decade for capital markets organisations has been a relentless appetite for efficiency. As the shape of the industry has changed, so have business models as rationalisation and regionalisation have been adopted as levers to drive sustainable returns. Management attention is quickly drawn to the cost reduction impact of these...
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Tackling The Post-Trade Processing Cost Of OTC Derivatives – Some Perspectives On Driving Efficiency

Balancing regulatory compliance with total cost of ownership (TCO) objectives has been a complex challenge for capital markets firms over the last decade. With infrastructure a by-product of organisational history, bespoke and highly customised systems are the mainstay of most institutions – making it hard for off the shelf solutions to deliver meaningful, cost effective...
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Brexit Post Trade Infrastructure : How To Design For Success Within Capital Markets ?

In March 2017, 9 months after the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, Theresa May triggered the official mechanism for making it a reality – by invoking article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. This effectively set the timeline for development of the business models that will be required across industries to...
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