Research presentations over the two day event included Liquidity Management/Trade Execution, Post Trade Processing, and Investment Accounting Systems. Complimenting these presentations were discussion panels which provided the clientsâ perspective on investment accounting and post trade processing systems.
The meeting also included Cutterâs perspective on the upcoming challenges of Financial Reform (FinReg) including the potential impact on post trade processing and data management. Additional sessions included an economic outlook presented by a well-known industry thought leader, post trade processing outlook, and a perspective on implementing Trade Cost Analysis (TCA) into the trading process.
Gina McCafferty, Principal and head of CutterResearch, notes âThe research provided a comprehensive review of front, middle, and back office solutions, along with perspectives on member challenges and leading practices surrounding these applications. Our research topics are compiled from client feedback and continue to be direct reflections on what is at the forefront of the IT and Operations areas of investment management firms.â