CLS, a market infrastructure group delivering settlement, processing and data solutions, has named China CITIC Bank International (CNCBI) as the first Chinese bank to access CLSSettlement as a third-party client. Bai Lijun, executive director, alternate CEO and treasurer, CNCBI, comments: “By becoming a participant in CLSSettlement, CNCBI aims to mitigate settlement risk, reduce operational costs related to FX trading, and create opportunities for business expansion by enabling CNCBI to do more business with a larger number of counterparties.” CLS says expanding third-party participation in CLSSettlement is part of its growth strategy in Asia Pacific.
A-Team Insight Briefs
Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. Despite the compliance deadline of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) being pushed back to January 2022 by many national regulators, the time to address the data management challenges of the regulation is now. The webinar will discuss key elements of...
Data quality is proving to be an enduring albatross around the necks of financial institutions that must comply with EU reporting rules under MiFID II and EMIR. A recent disclosure by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) shows that matching rates remain poor for derivatives transactions reported under the European Markets and Infrastructure Regulation...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
The year since we launched our first edition of the A-Team Alternative Trading Directory has passed by in a flash (no pun intended). And while the rate of expansion of the alternative trading system sector may have slowed – even consolidated somewhat – in the more established centres, their onward march continues both in terms of credibility, and of uptake...