Gain insights from DTCC’s regional leaders, subject matter experts and industry practitioners on the evolving post-trade landscape. Click on the links below to learn more.
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 29, 2022
Derivatives Trade Reporting Reform in Japan
Firms with trade reporting obligations in Japan must put the upcoming rules rewrites on their radar and aim for a smooth and seamless implementation writes DTCC's Seiji Ryusekido.
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.
November 3, 2020
DTCC’s GTR Named Regulatory Reporting Solution of the Year 2020
DTCC wins the Market Infrastructure of the Year Award at the Regulation Asia Awards for Excellence 2020 Virtual Ceremony for the second consecutive year.
October 27, 2020
In-Conversation with Rishi Kapoor, ISDA: The New Collateral Management Normal
DTCC’s Hasan Rauf and Rishi Kapoor, ISDA discuss the need for firms to continue to adjust current operating models in an evolving crisis-challenged environment.
October 19, 2020
Leading Out of COVID-19 Through the Lens of an Asset Manager
Raymond Tang, Chief Executive Officer, Eastpring Investment Berhad, discusses with DTCC’s Hasan Rauf on the shift from 20/20 hindsight into renewal and business resiliency in the new normal.
October 5, 2020
Managing Collateral in Asia Pacific
How are firms in Asia Pacific achieving efficiencies across their collateral management operations? Yuichiro Araki, Head of Sales and Relationship Management - Japan, DTCC, speaks with Takashi Nagai, Head of Business Development – APAC, AcadiaSoft Inc, to obtain his perspectives.
September 28, 2020
A Collateral Management World Beyond COVID-19
Black swan events like COVID-19 present a silver lining of opportunities for firms to redefine or reshape their margining process or simply reboot the post-trade process to focus on creating efficient systems and operational processes to mitigate operational risk and prepare for regulatory compliance in the next normal.
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.
December 20, 2019
Exploring the Potential of China and the Asian Markets
Mike Bodson, DTCC President and CEO, discusses opportunity, expansion and ensuring a smooth-running post-trade infrastructure in Asia at the recent DTCC Asia Executive Council meeting.
Time is Running Out for IM Compliance
Panelists at the 5th APAC Collateral Management Forum discuss preparatory steps for phases 5 and 6 of Initial Margin (IM) rules compliance.
The Evolution of Trade Reporting in Asia
Following the global financial crisis, regulators have been focused on improving the transparency of their respective over-the-counter derivatives markets by implementing reporting regimes. Read how DTCC has been a central part of this journey through the GTR product from the beginning.
December 6, 2019
Searching for the Elusive Alpha in Malaysia’s Asset Management Industry
As asset owners in Malaysia demand increasingly good outcomes for their portfolios, service level agreements expected of asset managers have been changing, says industry expert during a discussion at DTCC’s Malaysia Industry Forum.
Increasing Transparency is Key in the Brave New Collateral Management World
Industry experts stress the need for information-sharing for management of collateral movement during a panel discussion at the 5th APAC Collateral Management Forum
November 15, 2019
A Better Way to Manage Trade Exceptions
Hasan Rauf, DTCC Executive Director and Head of Business Development, APAC, discusses the benefits of a centralized trade exception management platform.
October 18, 2019
Why Digital Transformation Matters
The industry’s focus on leveraging technological capabilities and innovative solutions to drive digital transformation across the post-trade lifecycle will continue as capital market firms seek change strategies to meet evolving operational and cost requirements.
October 10, 2019
The Back Office and Digital Transformation
While capital markets have traditionally been cautious in adopting new technologies due to regulations and security requirements, change is afoot
September 20, 2019
C-Suite Conversation: Navigating Asia’s Evolving Financial Markets
Hasan Rauf, DTCC Executive Director and Head of Business Development, APAC, has a conversation with Chan Boon-Hiong, Deutsche Bank Global Head of Market Advocacy Securities Services, on Asia’s industry outlook at the Malaysia Industry Forum.
July 15, 2019
Cross-Border Investments – A Fad or a Necessity?
Senior representatives from the buy-side, sell-side and custodian community discuss Thailand’s capital markets, diversification and cross-border regulations, at the Thailand Industry Forum organized jointly by DTCC and the Stock Exchange of Thailand
July 9, 2019
Managing Change in Emerging Markets
At DTCC’s first-ever Thailand Industry Forum, organized jointly with the Stock Exchange of Thailand, industry participants discuss how the market and clients’ demands are evolving in today’s digital age where change is the only constant.
February 26, 2019
Managing Trade Exceptions in Asia
Hasan Rauf, DTCC Executive Director & Head of Business Development, APAC, explains how the DTCC Exception Manager provides clients – and the industry – with a more streamlined way to manage post-trade exceptions – a common industry challenge.
February 1, 2018
U.S. Shortened Settlement Cycle Lessons for APAC markets
Nellie Dagdag, Managing Director for Marketing – APAC at DTCC, discusses the key enablers on the remaining Asia Pacific markets to transition to a shortened settlement cycle.
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