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R H Mewawala
Keynote Speech: Key trends in emerging markets in the custody space
Early Morning Sessions
Getting close to the implementation date we will discuss what are the challenges in the business, eye-openers and pitfalls.
Understanding the impact on the post–trade process and how MiFID II will affect several key areas of the post-trade process.
The asset manager faces a number of fundamental shifts that will shape the future of the industry. What are the likely changes in the landscape over the coming years and which are the key game changers which will impact the competitive environment?
Late Morning Sessions
With the financial industry becoming more difficult, post-trade has become a battlefield.
The move to T + 2 in Europe has uncovered countless inefficiencies in post-trade.
Asset managers are fighting to show they are toward affirmation and confirmation of their operations directly with their brokers using industry standard workflows. Our panel will try to recognize the tangible benefits of achieving true post-trade efficiencies.
In their search for excellence, buy-side and sell-side firms are examining their operating models and placing ever-increasing importance on how well they are being served by global custodians and other vendors. They are applying new initiatives to drive up quality and are looking for their service providers to recognise all aspects where they fall short and to take the lead in delivering improved service levels.
The industry must understand the importance of competing with cutting-edge technology if it is not to be outdone in the race with fintech. For this reason, a strategic partner is needed to innovate without risks. But are these individuals a threat to those who have been in the industry for many years and have acquired a great experience? Or are these Millennials bringing new opportunities to the business?