Trading Systems Insights

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Case study: How Salmon rose to SEGRO’s treasury challenge

16th March 2020

SEGRO is a UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), and a leading owner, manager and developer of modern warehouses and light industrial property. It is the largest listed pan-European warehouse owner and developer. The group owns or manages eight million square metres of space (86 million square feet) valued at £12.2bn serving customers... read more
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Banks embrace external tech to replace in-house systems

21st February 2020

Company: bobsguide
Banks will seek external software solutions as in-house tech debts increase, according to vendors trying to reduce tech spend. According to Robert Cooke, chief technology officer and founder of 3Forge, there will be an increase in tech companies creating “holistic” platforms providing full front-end integration. 3Forge consolidates... read more
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Does the high financial exposure in the US represent a risk for the euro area?

20th February 2020

Company: Prometeia
The euro area holds US assets worth approximately €7,000bn (60 percent of GDP) - with almost half portfolio investments (Chart 1). At the end of 2006, that is, before the financial crisis in 2008, European investments in the US totalled €2,600bn, less than 30 percent of GDP. Europe’s current asset position combined with the higher... read more
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Cyber security "starts with the board"

7th February 2020

Just as we rang in the 2020s, foreign exchange company Travelex found itself battling a well-coordinated ransomware and meticulously planned cyber- attack. This attack came as a timely reminder that, as financial firms extend their offering and reliance on all things digital, we can only expect the risk of cyber incidents to increase. No... read more
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Real-time requirements disrupt trade reporting

5th February 2020

If the heavy compliance burden wasn’t already overwhelming financial institutions and broker-dealers, the accelerating shift to near real-time reporting is tipping many over the edge. For me, this was the most striking finding from a new research report, Meeting the challenges: Compliance and obligations across regulatory regimes,... read more
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Deploying ‘industry 4.0’ technologies in treasury

28th January 2020

Company: Login S.A.
As a growing number of financial operations move to ‘real-time’, treasurers need to rethink how they organise and manage treasury functions ensuring that investment in technology can support seamless processes, efficiently. According to BCG’s research "70 percent of treasurers have yet to embrace digitisation in a... read more
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MRRA: The devil's in the detail

22nd January 2020

Company: bobsguide
There is a disconnect between associations and market participants over the use of a Master Regulatory Reporting Agreement (MRRA) for European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) and Securities Financing Transactions Regulations (SFTR) reporting. Some say the standard format of contract will make agreements easier. Others suggest the... read more
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Capital markets participants need new regulatory approach

21st January 2020

After more than a decade of intensifying regulatory scrutiny, and calls for greater transparency across financial markets, it is striking that so many capital markets participants are still mired in compliance-related IT and data complexity without an end in sight. Ultimately, this is because they have not solved some fundamental trade data... read more
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Single source of trade data needed to futureproof regtech

14th January 2020

Company: Calypso
Effectively managing and storing trade data will ensure that technology used to comply with current regulations remains usable for future requirements, says the chief product and engineering officer, Calypso. “[Having] data in a consistent format, where applications dealing with different product types, different parts of the trade life... read more
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Training: An investment set to transform your business

6th January 2020

Company: Finastra
“The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave, is not training them and having them stay,” said Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. The financial landscape is shifting at a rapid rate, barely recognisable from half a decade to the next, so naturally, many banks are forced to update their systems... read more