Post-Trade Forum

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The Post Trade Forum's aim is to propagate debate and discussion between senior practitioners in Post Trade Operations in the global securities market; to bring about increased awareness and knowledge across both buy-side and sell-side financial institutions in financial products and be a focal point for firms and practitioners to air views.

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Matthew Ruoss

The billion-dollar oversight investment managers make every year

Every year, hundreds of Scrip dividends are issued by companies. Managers must make a relatively straightforward decision: take a cash dividend or take additional shares. It’s the duty of the manager ...

31 Mar 2020
Matthew Ruoss

Inaction with voluntary corporate actions can lead to mandatory retribution

Voluntary corporate actions are often considered to be an inconsequential aspect of investment management. However, given the sheer amount of money that is lost to poorly handled corporate actions dec...

03 Mar 2020
Peter Davidson

Is Commission Free Trading Now the New Normal?

Investment brokers are typically solicited when clients need to buy or sell stocks, bonds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), mutual funds and the like. Brokers are licensed agents from investment companie...

20 Mar 2019
Patricia Tessier

Distressed Loan Settlement: The PSA Solution

In an earlier article I suggested that we can finally address the challenge of extremely long trade settlement times in the distressed loan market (T+66 is the current average) by applying three ...

07 Feb 2019
Patricia Tessier

Distressed Loan Settlement: A Time for Change

Settling LSTA distressed loan trades in the secondary market is complex and time-consuming. Unlike the par loan market, distressed features additional requirements for inventory management, due dilige...

16 Jan 2019
Sally Yates

A million reasons to retrospectively review your live trade portfolio

You’re late in identifying a contractual issue on a trade and it costs six figures. You’re not quite flying blind but you’ve certainly not got 20/20 vision. In the same year, it happens another half d...

20 Jul 2018
Retired Member

Automation and AI key to future bank profitability

More and more bankers are suffering sleepless nights over spiralling, often out of control, costs and declining, or even disappearing, margins... And if they aren't, they should be. If they don't do s...

15 May 2017
Retired Member

Australian Super Assets Surge Driving Technology Investment

The Australian superannuation sector surged in size to $1.8 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2014, while contributions into superannuation funds with at least $50 million in assets were $22.7 billion...

17 Mar 2014
Retired Member

What comes before regulatory compliance?

Its old news: there is a lot of effort being expended on the landslide of regulatory change. But before you can even start to consider complying with new (or for that matter more established) regulati...

27 Sep 2013
Retired Member

Alternative routes to cost reduction..

Since the early 2000s financial institutions have been reducing headcount to cut costs and increase margin/return on equity. Received wisdom has it that this is the cost saving option which makes the ...

09 Aug 2013