It is only a matter of time before one of the larger international service providers realises that service delivery to the retail broker-dealer space sector is not as complicated as many believe, says Denis Orrock of GBST Capital Markets.
As the global securities industry continues to evolve, moving away from its reliance on manual processes toward greater transparency and faster settlement, it is critical for today’s market participants to take a much deeper look at what legacy technology is actually costing in terms of operational loss.
This article by GBST explains why robust technology supporting the middle office and operational processing pays for itself, and what the industry needs to consider in the years to come.
GBST CEO Rob De Dominicis considers what impact today's spending culture might be having on our personal wellbeing and looks at how technology is being used to encourage savings and investment by rewarding positive changes in financial behaviour.
AEGON UK, part of the AEGON Group which is one of the world’s largest listed life and pensions companies, offers pensions, life insurance, asset management and financial advice to around 2 million customers in the United Kingdom (UK) and has assets under administration of £57.6 billion.
Recently an existing GBST union client using Unison™ as its in house membership system implemented such a solution and integrated between their web processes and the Unison™ database.
With the introduction of Financial Transaction Taxes first in France and Italy, and soon for the EU, the full complexity of processing taxes is becoming a major operational headache for firms.
GBST’s Financial Transaction Tax solution has recently gone live at a global investment bank, we have taken this opportunity to review what we have learnt from this process and present our experiences and thoughts to you.
Financial Transaction Taxes
Practical lessons from a strategic solution roll-out
Posted In: Institutional Broking and Clearing, tax and quantitative