BNP Paribas Securities Services is a multi-asset servicing specialist with 34 offices around the world covering more than 95 markets. This extensive network enables us to provide our institutional investor clients with the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-moving world.
As of 30 September 2016, BNP Paribas Securities Services had USD 9.577 trillion in assets under custody, USD 2.174 trillion in assets under administration, 10,381 funds administered and over 9,530 employees.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 394,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
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Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for banks, broker-dealers, mutual funds and corporate issuers. Broadridge’s investor and customer communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge’s infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90% of public companies and mutual funds in North America, and processes on average over $5 trillion in equity and fixed income trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 10,000 associates in 16 countries.
For more information about Broadridge, please visit www.broadridge.com.
Clearstream is a leading global financial market infrastructure provider. We deliver efficient and innovative securities services to customers in over 110 countries. With more than €13 tn in assets under custody, Clearstream is one of the world’s largest settlement and custody firms for domestic and international securities including investment funds. Clearstream operates an International Central Securities Depositories (ICSD) serving the international issuer and investor community as well as national CSDs in Germany and Luxembourg. The company has developed innovative services that allow customers to fully reap the benefits of the new pan-European settlement system TARGET2-Securities (T2S). Customers can use Clearstream as their single access point to all T2S markets while also benefiting from the global reach of our ICSD network.
With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities, data centers and offices in 16 countries, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers worldwide. Industry owned and governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to the financial markets. In 2015, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than US$1.5 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from over 130 countries and territories valued at US$45.4 trillion. DTCC’s global trade repository maintains approximately 40 million open OTC positions and processes roughly 280 million messages a week.
Traiana, Inc. (www.traiana.com) provides global banks, broker/dealers, buy-side firms and trading platforms with services to monitor pre- trade risk and automate post-trade processing of financial transactions in listed and over-the-counter trading markets. Traiana's solutions and the Harmony Network have become the market standard for post-trade processing of foreign exchange, exchange traded derivatives, fixed income, CDS and synthetic and cash equity transactions. Traiana, a NEX Group business, is headquartered in New York and has offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tel Aviv, and representation in Chicago and Tokyo.
SIX Securities Services is one of Europe's top-performing providers of post trade services, offering a comprehensive spectrum of solutions in the areas of clearing, settlement, custody account management, collateral management and repo trading in Switzerland and more than 50 other markets worldwide. Its business unit SIX x-clear Ltd – recognized by the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) – is a qualified central counterparty (CCP) clearing house for pan-European clients with a range of instruments and trade venues. In addition, SIX Securities Services operates key components of the Swiss financial market infrastructure such as the electronic settlement platform for land registry and mortgage transactions, the trading platform for money market transactions of the Swiss National Bank, e-bills and direct debits as well as the platform for settling interbank payments.
SIX Securities Services Ltd
P.O. Box 1758
The Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) is the only open data standard for identifying financial instruments across the globe. Defined and issued by the Object Management Group, Bloomberg was nominated to be the Registration Authority and a Certified Provider for the standard. The FIGI is a comprehensive, open and unchanging identifier that helps financial market participants, third-party data providers, exchanges, governments, settlement agencies and regulators improve connectivity, interoperability, transparency, and efficiency in the financial market place. Now available to the industry at no cost, OpenFIGI.com provides direct access to multiple tools for identifying, mapping and requesting free and open symbology datasets. This user friendly platform provides the ultimate understanding for how a unique identifier, combined with accurate, associated metadata can eliminate redundant mapping processes, streamline the trade workflow and reduce operational risk.
Banking Technologyis the definitive source of news and analysis of the global fintech sector.
We are the go-to, trusted resource for financial services and banking technology buyers, sellers, developers, integrators, regulators and other specialists across the sector, big and small.
Our reputation has been earned over the years through our understanding of the industry, investigative journalism and independence.
Our website offers daily news and commentary on all things fintech.
Our iconic monthly Banking Technology Magazine – in circulation for over three decades – provides in-depth research of the industry’s developments and trends. It is available in print and digital.
Our annual awards show, Banking Technology Awards, recognises excellence in the use of IT in banking and financial services, strive for innovation, and professional contribution to the industry’s betterment.
Best Execution reviews the issues that impact the achievement of best execution in the global securities markets throughout the trading lifecycle (from pre-trade to trade execution to post-trade). Increasingly driven by regulation we report on the seismic shifts that are occurring in capital markets across asset classes, with a key focus on the cutting-edge technology solutions and services that are needed to meet these changes.
Global Custodian has established itself over 25 years as the authoritative editorial voice of the global securities services industry. Through a combination of print, online and digital audio and video publications, Global Custodian provides comprehensive news and feature-led coverage and analysis of all operational and administrative aspects of the securities services industry. Our growing events series are also addressing the most topical themes in the industry, bringing together the securities services community across the world.
International Securities Services is a specialist publication providing news and analysis on all aspects of the securities services industry. We cover custody, fund administration, education and training, clearing and settlement, technology, securities financing and regulation and provide relevant, timely and informative content to high level securities industry market participants.
At ISS Magazine our mission is to provide the most relevant, timely, accurate and informative content to market participants.
ISS Magazine and www.iss-mag.com are read by high level decision makers within banks, funds, exchanges and other related institutions.
The DESK provides buy-side traders with precise detail on the macro-drivers, events and plans that are shaping liquidity and price discovery in fixed income markets. Published quarterly, The DESK delivers facts from the frontline of trading, opinion on the potential of new initiatives and support for fixed income desks across investment firms. Talking about bonds starts at The DESK.
ECSDA, the European Central Securities Depositories Association, represents 41 national and international central securities depositories (CSDs) across 37 European countries. The association provides a forum for European CSDs to exchange views and take forward projects of mutual interest. It aims to promote a constructive dialogue between the CSD community, market participants, European public authorities and all other stakeholders looking to achieve an optimal regulatory framework for clearing and settlement. CSDs are financial market infrastructures which act as the first point of entry for newly issued securities and subsequently ensure the settlement and safekeeping of these securities. They thus play a vital role in supporting safe and efficient securities transactions, whether domestic cross-border. More information on ECSDA is available at http://ecsda.eu
ICMA is the only trade association to grow up alongside the growth of the cross-border capital markets. Not linked to any one national market, ICMA has promoted the development of efficient global capital markets for around 50 years. ICMA sets the recognised standards for best practice in the international capital markets.
ICMA represents the interests of over 500 members in approximately 60 countries:
- Issuers: financial and corporate, SSAs and central banks…
- Intermediaries: banks and brokers
- Investors: traditional and alternative asset and fund managers, (re)reinsurance investors, private banks, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, private banks…
- Law firms, stock exchanges and trading platforms, clearing and depositaries, infrastructure providers, credit rating agencies…
- Standard documentation in primary, secondary and repo markets
- Legal and regulatory helpdesk
- Market practice and regulatory policy committees
- Studies, reports and updates on the capital markets
- Executive education
ISSA is a neutral non-profit Association domiciled in Switzerland. For nearly 40 years, it has made significant contributions to the development of the worldwide securities services industry. By means of its famous symposia and highly professional working groups, ISSA provides leadership in the formulation and promotion of best practices in the post trade securities arena. With its well above 100 member institutions from 50 countries, servicing a significant portion of the world's total securities transactions and custody volume, the ISSA constituency represents a substantial combined market weight. Membership in ISSA is open to custodian banks, brokers, various categories of financial market infrastructures as well as institutional investors and asset managers.