Top story

Capital Markets Media Group, owners of International Securities Services Magazine have launched a new online news site for the trading community. The site which went live on 13th April will form a bridge between trading and securities services.

Christian Katz, division CEO Swiss Exchange, has decided to leave SIX at the end of April. 

John Angell has been appointed as AMP Capital head of distribution for the UK and Europe, effective immediately.  

Brabant Development Agency Capital (BOM Capital) has picked SunGard’s integrated private equity solution Investran to help enhance data and investment transparency across front- and back-office stakeholders and processes.


Allfunds has become Europe’s largest mutual fund platform, overtaking UBS, according to the latest annual edition of The Platforum “European Platforms and Open Architecture 2015 Guide”.

Volante Technologies eports the launch of VolPay Foundation which it describes as a development platform designed to ease the challenges of payment integration and payment processing projects. 

Neonet, the independent agency broker and execution specialist, says that it will be an early adopter of and provide its clients with access to North Sea, the relaunched dark pool functionality from Oslo Børs. 

Cordium launches compliance Pilot

Cordium, a leading global provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the asset management and securities industries, reports the launch of Pilot, its latest compliance software solution.


New blood for LCH.Clearnet board

Global clearing house LCH.Clearnet reports that it has appointed Shona Milne and Stephen Compton to its board of directors.  

LCH.Clearnet appoints Briscoe

LCH.Clearnet Group, the global clearing house, says it has appointed Steve Briscoe as the new group head of technology and operations, responsible for the provision of IT and operations across the group’s legal entities.

Torstone Technology adds US tool to Inferno

Torstone Technology has added an international processing tool for US clients to Inferno, its post-trade securities and derivatives processing system. 

Celent releases new EMIR/CSDR report

Celent reports the release of a new report titled EMIR and CSDR: Understanding the Impact on CCPs and CSDs

Eddie Astanin to join SWIFT board

Eddie Astanin, chairman of the Executive Board of Russia's National Settlement Depository (NSD), has been elected as a candidate for the Board of Directors of the international SWIFT system by Russia financial institutions which are SWIFT members. 

Investment decisions affected by social media

A new report from Greenwich Associates shows that social media are joining traditional financial news media as a key source of information used by institutional investors.

CNP optimisation project continues

CNP Assurances has reached a key milestone with the integration of a "front-to-back-office" platform built on the SimCorp Dimension system. 

ALERT 5.0 hits the streets

Omgeo, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and the global standard for institutional post-trade efficiency, today announced the launch of new global custodian and prime broker automation capabilities in Omgeo ALERT.

New swap future for Johannesburg SE

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Eris Exchange (Eris), a US-based futures exchange group, to list swap futures on the South African Exchange.

BNY Mellon, UK FCA reach settlement agreement

BNY Mellon has issued a formal statement regarding the findings of a UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) investigation into compliance with relevant FCA Principles and UK Client Asset Sourcebook (CASS) rules during the period from November 2007 to August 2013.

Cantor Fitzgerald: found in transition

Cantor Fitzgerald says it is expanding its asset management business. 

Euroclear, Northern Trust link for greater efficiencies

Working with Euroclear UK & Ireland, Northern Trust has enhanced its processing capabilities for investment fund transactions in the UK, improving accuracy and increasing efficiency.

New trade expense service from Broadridge

Broadridge Financial Solutions reports from Lake Success in New York that it has launched a new managed service offering to help capital markets firms streamline and automate the costly and increasingly complex area of trade expense management. 

State Street names Alex Lawton EMEA securities finance head

State Street has promoted Alex Lawton to be senior managing director and head of securities finance for State Street Global Markets in Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA). 

Samir Pandiri chairing CIBC Mellon boards

CIBC Mellon reports that Samir Pandiri, executive vice president and CEO, Asset Servicing, BNY Mellon, has joined the boards of directors of CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company and CIBC Mellon Trust Company. 

Societe Generale approved for ICE CDS Clearing

Societe Generale Prime Services – previously known as Newedge – has been approved as a clearing member of ICE Clear Credit and ICE Clear Europe, which are subsidiaries of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and provide clearing services to the credit default swap (CDS) markets. 


Directory search


News Bytes

ISS-MAG Publications

ISS-MAG Q4 2014

ISS-MAG Q4 2014

European financial regulation and transatlantic collaboration

ISS-MAG on Twitter