In our first FTF Exchange podcast, Diana Shapiro, director and North American head of collateral services at Citi, says that participants in derivatives markets need to stay focused on maintaining high levels of counterparty risk protection even as regulators move deadlines for the initial margin (IM) requirements for uncleared swaps under the regulatory reforms known […]
Cloud computing is becoming more prominent in regulatory reporting because, among other things, it helps immensely with the long-term storage of large volumes of data, says David Campbell, vice president, strategy and business development — message automation for Broadridge Financial Solutions. Campbell recently took part in an FTF Exchange podcast. Given the storage requirements for […]
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 […]
The pandemic-induced volatility earlier this year tested remotely based securities operations teams and it looks as if they passed, says Eric Aldous, managing director, head of futures at RBC Capital Markets in New York, during an FTF Exchange podcast. From his perspective, the global pandemic’s impact on market activity and the post-trade processes such as […]
Adam Ulman, senior business analyst at SmartStream Technologies, says that his clients and the industry are riding out the current pandemic lockdown and learning a lot of lessons to brace themselves for a possible second wave. Ulman took part in an FTF Exchange podcast that focuses on the challenges of optimal collateral management amid a […]
William Mougayar, Author of The Business Blockchain and general partner at Virtual Capital Ventures was the keynote presenter at FTF’s SecOps North America 2016 conference in Toronto. In this two part podcast, you will hear Mr. Mougayar speak on “The Disruptor: What Blockchain Means for Your Business” and on the definitive pioneering blueprint covering the what, why and how […]
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