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View Article  Migrating to ISO20022; Are Firms missing out on opportunity

Corporate actions in the world’s securities markets continues to be an operation that incurs substantial cost and risk throughout the process, both in internal settlement and between market players, with ...   more »

View Article  Creating tomorrow's Corporate Action System Today: Ranking the most important corporate actions system functionality for future growth

The attempt to rank corporate actions system functionality in order of importance is never going to be a one-size-fits-all exercise. Different users have different priorities and what is important right ...   more »

View Article  Papering over the cracks of flawed processes: Examining the risks of Manually settling Corporate Actions

Corporate actions processing has often been referred to as the ‘final frontier’ of the back office where automation has yet to take hold. And it’s easy to see why. For ...   more »

View Article  Is there a need to standardize Corporate Actions?

In the wake of the financial crisis, transparency – transparency of investment assets, transparency about transactions, and transparency about financial performance – is a critical issue. The need to improve ...   more »

View Article  Assessing the Risk in the Corporate Actions Process

Corporate actions processing remains an expensive, risky and inefficient back office operation. And while many firms already know this and industry bodies have attempted to gain consensus on a way ...   more »

View Article  Will XBRL And Issuer Announcements Improve The Quality Of Corporate Action Data?
The quality and accuracy of corporate actions data has always been a key element in the changing landscape of the financial services industry. Yet organizations continue to spend millions of dollars striving to achieve the nirvana of a true corporate action ‘Golden Record’.   more »
View Article  Making the business case for a Corporate Actions System Investment

Corporate actions processing still remains one of the back-office areas which are less automated.

This is a paradox for a process that is complex, highly paper-based and where the risk ...   more »

View Article  Corporate Actions Industry Report concludes SWIFT has limited benefit in the Retail Market

SWIFT of limited benefit to Retail Market, says 'Corporate Actions Industry Report'  just published, which reviews the current issues affecting ...   more »