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April 29, 2024
Trade Settlement: Know Your T+1 Blind Spots
The move to US T+1 is filled with nuances: affirmation assessment, settlement assumptions and regulatory obligations. DTCC’s Val Wotton explains the importance of understanding the intricacies of the US post-trade processing chain.

April 5, 2024
Prepare Now for the Inevitable: T+1 Isn’t Just a US Challenge
As more markets consider a move to T+1, DTCC’s Val Wotton emphasizes the need for technological advancements, standardization, and automation.

January 19, 2024
Managing the FX Challenge for T+1
DTCC’s Val Wotton shares why firms should also consider the complexities for cross-border trades as they prepare for T+1 in May 2024.

October 30, 2023
Don’t delay the Inevitable: T+1 is Imminent
DTCC’s Val Wotton discusses what the U.S. move to a shorter settlement cycle means for firms in Asia and Europe.

September 26, 2023
Readying Asia-Pacific Firms for T+1 Testing
With industry-wide testing underway, Val Wotton discussed key issues around operational efficiency for APAC firms as they prepare for T+1.

June 27, 2023
Shortening the Settlement Cycle: Then and Now in Asia
While U.S. T+1 will bring benefits to global investors, DTCC’s Joseph Capablanca shares why industry participants need to improve “behavioral processes”.

June 13, 2023
With Just a Year to Go, Are We All Set for T+1?
DTCC’s Nellie Dagdag discusses the operational roadblocks for firms globally and what firms should be working on as next steps to prepare for T+1.

May 31, 2023

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Priya Kundamal Wins Excellence in Leadership Award

Markets Media Group recognizes Priya Kundamal at 5th Women in Finance Asia Awards.

January 3, 2023
Understanding the Drivers and Impact of Global T+1 Settlement 
At The Network Forum, DTCC’s Nellie Dagdag moderates a panel discussion on the key drivers and change management for accelerating settlement.

December 14, 2022
Plotting the Course for the New Strategic Future
Tim Keady shares with Marie Chinnici-Everitt how DTCC is helping clients navigate headwinds while achieving operational resilience.

December 7, 2022

DTCC Wins Market Infrastructure of the Year and Best Trade Reporting Solution Awards

DTCC earns two awards at Regulation Asia’s 5th Annual Awards for Excellence ceremony in Singapore.

December 5, 2022
Assessing Asia’s Financial Interconnectivity Risks
For all its benefits, DTCC’s Michael Leibrock writes that the growing interconnectedness of the global financial ecosystem can introduce significant risks, including increased third-party and cyber security risks.

November 30, 2022

Remember Y2K?  Get Ready for Y2Q!
DTCC’s Ajoy Kumar shares how firms can prepare for quantum-related risks.

November 10, 2022

Navigating Shifting Capital Market Landscapes
At the 2022 DTCC APAC Executive Council meeting, Frank La Salla and fellow panelists address key macro trends shaping the global and Asia capital market infrastructure.

November 1, 2022

Don’t Overlook the Value of LEI
Joseph Capablanca discusses the importance of the LEI for improving transparency, cutting costs, and reducing operational risk in the global financial industry.

October 5, 2022

U.S. Transitioning to T+1: The Learning Journey for Asia
DTCC’s Nellie Dagdag and John Abel chat about accelerated settlement progress in the U.S. and what to expect as we move into 2023 and 2024.

July 18, 2022

UMR Phase 6 is not over after September 2
DTCC’s Bob Stewart and ISDA’s Amy Caruso discuss what firms should consider, both before and after implementation of UMR Phase 6.

July 8, 2022

Last Stretch of UMR Phase 6 Just Around Corner
DTCC’s Bob Stewart takes a closer look at how in-scope firms must prepare for UMR Phase 6.

June 22, 2022

Is Asia Pacific Ready for T+1 Settlement?
In a Regulation Asia article, DTCC’s Nellie Dagdag shares why firms in APAC should start planning now to prepare for the transit to a T+1 settlement cycle in the foreseeable future.

May 25, 2022

An Asset Manager’s Approach to Managing Trade Exceptions
Learn how China’s Penghua Fund Management uses DTCC Exception Manager to streamline its settlement exception handling.

April 25, 2022

New Beginning: Faster Settlement Processing for Stock Connect
In this discussion between DTCC’s Alexei Maras and HKEX’s Edwin Lee, learn how HKEX Synapse helps to accelerate the settlement process for Northbound Stock Connect. 

March 16, 2022

Perspectives on Shifting Investment Strategies in the New Digital World
Industry veterans, Hasan Rauf and Rejina Rahim, discuss taking a holistic approach to adjusting investment strategies in the new Digital World

March 8, 2022

Laying the groundwork for APAC Rules Rewrites in Trade Reporting
DTCC’s Priya Kundamal discusses the scope of regulatory changes that will be enforced in derivatives reporting across jurisdictions in Asia Pacific.

February 22, 2022

APAC Regulatory Changes in Derivatives Trade Reporting
DTCC’s Priya Kundamal writes about the critical areas that require careful consideration when navigating operational requirements for the upcoming APAC rules rewrites.

November 26, 2021

An Opportunity for Digital Trade Documentation
DTCC’s Jean-Remi Lopez shares key takeaways on the path forward for documentation following his participation in the ISDA Annual Asia Pacific Conference.

October 21, 2021

Accessing China’s Growth Story with Enhanced Connectivity
Time zone and settlement cycle differences are operational challenges that HKEX Synapse will address - via a streamlined and accelerated post-trade settlement process, writes DTCC’s Nellie Dagdag.

October 7, 2021

Improving Global Investors Access to Stock Connect
DTCC’s Alexei Maras speaks with HKEX’s Edwin Lee on HKEX Synapse, a solution to improve post-trade efficiencies for Northbound Stock Connect.

August 23, 2021

It’s Time to Review Trade Exceptions in Asia Pacific
DTCC’s Hasan Rauf discusses the industry’s challenge of managing trade exceptions.

August 11, 2021

Why Does Settlement Exception Management Matter for Firms in Asia Pacific?
Time management of settlement exceptions is vital to mitigate risk, writes DTCC’s John Wu.

July 28, 2021

Managing New Challenges for the Final Phases of Uncleared Margin Rules
At DTCC’s annual Asia Pacific Collateral Management Forum, industry experts examine challenges that will affect new in-scope firms.

June 30, 2021

Navigating Investment Opportunities in a Reshaped Taiwan
DTCC’s George Jia holds a 1:1 discussion with Julian Liu, Chairman of Yuanta SITC, to gain insights on Taiwan’s changing investment landscape.

June 22, 2021

Regulatory Harmonization Critical to OTC Derivatives Reporting
The fragmentation of trade reporting rules and the lack of a common data set across jurisdictions hinders transparency and global risk monitoring, writes DTCC’s Priya Kundamal.

June 7, 2021

Advancing the Collateral Settlement Conversation
DTCC’s Yuichiro Araki speaks with Goldman Sach’s Chiharu Yamagami to gather her experience with implementing Uncleared Margin Rules.

June 4, 2021

Are You Ready for Uncleared Margin Rules?
DTCC’s Bob Stewart says that the upcoming phases of Uncleared Margin Rules will require buy-side firms to make significant changes to their existing collateral management processes.

May 12, 2021

Delving into the World of Custody Services
Jacqueline William, Managing Director/Head of Securities Services Sub- ASEAN, Deutsche Bank, shares with DTCC’s Hasan Rauf on how custodians are managing operational efficiencies in today’s disruptive business landscape.

May 12, 2021

Voices of Digital Transformation
As the world rides out the pandemic, industry veterans from across South East Asia shares their views on setting the path to operational efficiency in a panel discussion led by DTCC’s Nigel Gnoh.

April 19, 2021

Preparing for the Next Unexpected Event
DTCC’s Matt Stauffer highlights key lesson from last year’s market disruption to prevent trade exceptions and trade fails.

April 1, 2021

An Economist’s Perspective on the Shifting Business Landscape
DTCC’s Hasan Rauf and Dr. Taimur Baig, DBS Bank discuss 2020 market conditions and the road ahead for business.

March 15, 2021

Embracing Technology in the World of Compliance
As business becomes increasingly virtual, firms will have to accurately identify red flags or gaps in compliance. DTCC's Hasan Rauf speaks with Jamil Ahmed from HSBC on the alliance between technology and compliance management.

March 8, 2021

Why the LEI is Important for Firms in Asia
Adoption of LEI is key to enabling efficiency and transparency in the financial markets. Read more from Joseph Capablanca on using LEI as a key reference attribute to help improve internal risk management processes.

December 14, 2020

Winning the Digital Marathon
DTCC’s Hasan Rauf speaks with DBS’s Patrick Dreyfuss to gather his insights on the impact of digital acceleration on the private banking industry as firms prepare for recovery and renewal.

November 20, 2020

APAC Executive Council: DTCC’s Executing Plans to Transform Post-Trade
Find out how DTCC is preparing to ensure the industry is best served in the post-pandemic world. 

August 27, 2020

Shadows of Crises Past: Margin Calls Strain Financial Markets
March and April volatility exposed operational inefficiencies for trading counterparties that have yet to automate their collateral management processes, says DTCC’s Purtini Joshi.

August 18, 2020

Key Takeaways for Firms in North Asia Post-COVID19
Senior executives discuss automation and streamlining to drive transformation as firms transition to normalcy

August 17, 2020

In Conversation with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank AG: Why Automation Matters in the Next Normal, Part 2
In the concluding part of an exclusive one-on-one with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank AG Singapore, and DTCC’s Nigel Gnoh discuss the effect of the pandemic on automation and digitalization.

August 7, 2020

In-Conversation with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank AG: Managing the COVID-19 Disruption, Part 1
In the first part of an exclusive discussion, Chan Boon-Hiong, Director, Global Head of Securities Market Development and Advocacy, Securities Services, Corporate Bank (CB), Deutsche Bank AG Singapore, and Nigel Gnoh, DTCC Associate Director, Business Development – South East Asia, discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the macro environment in Asia.

August 6, 2020

Implications of Diverging Settlement Standards
The best way to cope with discrepancies in settlement methodologies? Efficiency.

July 20, 2020

Asset Manager Viewpoints on COVID-19: Automate or Get Left Behind
DTCC’s Hasan Rauf and Hong Leong Islamic Asset Management’s Noor Aini Shaik Awab discuss challenges that could potentially arise in the transition to the new normal.

July 7, 2020

What’s the Next Normal in Post-Trade?
Firms should reflect on the opportunities that the crisis brings as they prepare for the post-pandemic world.

June 22, 2020

Data in Demand: Bringing Institutional Investing in Asia to the Next Level
Institutional investment firms in Asia are on an ongoing search for data to drive their strategies and objectives, opines Hasan Rauf, Head/Executive Director – Business Development, Asia Pacific, DTCC.

May 18, 2020

An Asian Perspective on Managing a Global Crisis
Joseph Capablanca, DTCC Executive Director, Relationship Management – APAC, describes how DTCC leveraged all available tools to maintain a business-as-usual environment for clients in the APAC region during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 29, 2020

Managing Operational and Cost Efficiencies Across Financial Markets in Asia
Regional firms have an opportunity to re-examine and adjust their business and operational strategies to ensure they are well prepared for future opportunities and challenges, says Nellie Dagdag, DTCC Managing Director, Asia Pacific.



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