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Upcoming Webinar: New trends and technologies influencing post-trade digitalisation

27 September 2022

Date: 27 September 2022
Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET
Duration: 50 minutes

While digital transformation of front-office functions at financial institutions is well underway, the back office is lagging, calling on firms to reassess and innovate post-trade processes. The need for change is highlighted by specific issues, including the move towards T+1 settlement and increasing regulatory scrutiny of post-trade processes, as well as broader challenges of legacy platforms, inconsistent data and high costs. The ultimate aim, as in the front-office, is to drive value of data.

This webinar will review issues influencing post-trade digitalisation, and discuss how technologies, such as cloud, distributed ledger technology, robotic process automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning, can be implemented to improve post-trade efficiencies, reduce costs and risk, and deliver value that can be reinvested in the front office. It will also touch on how to win buy-in and budget for digitalisation, required skill sets, and the importance of front-office engagement.

Register for the webinar to find out about:

  • Drivers of post-trade digitalisation
  • Challenges of implementation
  • Key technologies, tools and techniques
  • How to increase value and reduce risk
  • Wider benefits of post-trade digitalisation

Speakers:

Brad Bailey, Head of Market Intelligence, Clear Street

Omar Abduljalil, Associate Director, Digital Transformation, RBC Capital Markets

Omar Ahmed, Product Director, LCH, an LSEG business

Harpreet Singh, a Global Offering Lead on post-trade solutions, Luxoft

Moderator: Sarah Underwood, Editor,
A-Team Group

More about our speakers:

Brad Bailey
Head of Market Intelligence
Clear Street

Brad is the Head of Market Intelligence at Clear Street, a new prime broker taking a technology-first approach to modernizing the prime experience. Before Clear Street, Bailey spent six years at Celent, a division of Oliver Wyman, most recently as Research Director for Capital Markets where he produced insight, analysis, and advised clients. Prior to that he spent his career in sales, marketing, trading, product, and business strategy including seven years at Knight Capital Group (Virtu Financial). Brad has a M.S. from University of Colorado, and a B.S. from Rutgers University.

Omar Abduljalil
Associate Director, Digital Transformation
RBC Capital Markets

Omar Abduljalil is a seasoned innovation professional who has held various digital transformation roles in Wealth Management and Capital Markets, namely with CIBC, Fidelity Investments and currently with RBC Capital Markets. Omar guides the launch of next generation technologies, services and solutions to optimize functional operating models, while achieving business growth ambitions. In addition, Omar leads innovation and transformation priorities to unlock new value propositions through emerging technologies and data.

Omar Ahmed
Product Director
LCH, an LSEG business

Omar Ahmed is a Product Director at LCH, an LSEG business, and focuses on digital products and business innovation across LCH’s Repos, Equities and Collateral businesses. During his time at LCH, Omar has also worked in First Line Risk, establishing the collateral first line risk function. Prior to his role in clearing, Omar worked at a number of investment banks in portfolio optimisation, structured and long-term funding. Omar has a keen interest in cycling, literature, mindfulness and trying to keep his indoor (and outdoor) plants alive.

Harpreet Singh
a Global Offering Lead on post-trade solutions
Luxoft

Harpreet Singh leads Banking and Capital Markets Post Trade Solutions for Luxoft. He’s responsible for delivering business and fintech solutions to clients in post-trade functions such as regulatory, liquidity management and operational resilience. Harpreet has over 20 years’ experience in implementing change and driving growth as program director, consulting head and COO for large banks such as Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and UBS, as well as consulting organizations. As guest speaker at international events, he shares insights on regulatory, cloud and data challenges, and has published several articles on those subjects. Harpreet has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a post-graduate degree in Finance.


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