Clearing and settlement: a moving target

Momentum is building behind the T2S securities settlement system as it gains critical mass. While expected benefits and outcomes have not fully materialised, the unexpected benefits have captured the imagination of the post-trade industry.

Europe’s unsettling times

T2S, Europe’s harmonised settlement platform, is live. With a series of migration waves scheduled up until full live operation in July 2017, the next few years are likely to be characterised by intense activity as market participants finalise their strategies …

Operational risk: Hell is other people

As the focus on operational risk increases, Nicholas Pratt discovers that the greatest threats to a bank’s security lie outside of its four walls

Omgeo adds banking troika to board

Post-trade services provider Omgeo has appointed Edward Hazel of Goldman Sachs, Richard Taggart of State Street and Susan Cosgrove of the DTCC to its board of managers. The Omgeo board members are responsible for representing the interests of all Omgeo’s clients as decisions about strategy, governance and operations are made. Hazel is the global co-head […]

ECB tweaks T2S migration schedule

Despite delays and arguments over migration, the European Central Bank’s T2S project to improve Europe’s post-trade infrastructure is now back on track, according to senior industry participants.