Complex corporate actions events with important voluntary aspects and ever-tighter deadlines are getting, well, more complex, says Dominique Tanner, head of content management for SIX Financial Information, who took part in another edition of the FTF Exchange podcast series. A key reason is that public companies want to make themselves more attractive to investors, […]
Is cloud computing turning securities firms into data hoarders? The issue came up during the latest in our FTF Exchange podcast series with two representatives from Alveo Technology, formerly known as Asset Control. FTF News got time with Nathan Wolaver, the managing director for the Americas at Alveo, and Boyke Baboelal, strategic solutions […]
At a high level, Neil Murphy, business manager at TriOptima, says in the latest FTF Exchange podcast that the key challenges for compliance with the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) deadlines can be summarized as all relating to the high volumes of required tasks and the number of firms coming into scope for these regulations. […]
ISITC Chair Lisa Iagatta tells FTF News that the conferences and group meetings of the trade group for securities operations standards will likely stay virtual for the rest of 2021. Iagatta, who is the focus of this FTF Exchange Podcast, talks about the challenges that ISITC has faced in order to adjust to the trying […]
One of the ripple effects of the global pandemic for financial services firm is a comprehensive review of their IT infrastructures. Inevitably, when firms do the review, they will see telltale signs that they have outgrown their current systems, says Patrick Murray, the president and CEO of STP Investment Services via an FTF Exchange Podcast. […]
Pandemic-induced lockdowns and ongoing remote staffing are changing financial services in multiple, unexpected ways. For securities operations teams and their managers, the pandemic has had personal impacts that are catalysts for change. Such is the case for Sara Poldaas, the director of portfolio services for Mawer Investment Management, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Poldaas recently […]
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