Upcoming Events

The Future of Post-Trade

May 22, 2017 | BT Auditorium, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ

With central clearing of derivatives becoming widely accepted, and the enforcement of collateral rules taking shape, market participants will have to significantly change their models to adapt. Join us for this half-day event in which we discuss the main issues hitting post-trade workflows, how derivatives users will be affected by regulation, and new innovations in technology and outsourcing.


Agenda topics:


The Next Stage in Central Clearing

•             How is the clearing mandate impacting the OTC derivatives market?

•             Has it encouraged voluntary clearing of non-mandated derivatives?

•             What impact is it having on the futures market?


The “Big Bang” – Coping with Collateral Management

•             Will there be a ‘big bang’ for the buy-side in collateral management?

•             Will the variation margin rules require large scale changes?

•             Are utilities and outsourcing the answer for collateral management?


From EMIR to MiFID II – Understanding Trade Reporting

•             What are the key differences between EMIR and MiFID II reporting?

•              Do buy-side firms understand their reporting requirements?

•             What operational pressures are there to report accurately and timely?

•              Is the answer to trade reporting in-house or outsourcing?


Oxford Debate: Will technological developments disrupt the role played by banks and market infrastructures in post-trade?

•             What role will DLT and cloud technology play in post-trade?

•             Will technology be a disruptor to legacy post-trade processes?

•             Does disruptive technology threaten the role of clearing houses and trade repositories?

•             Will the buy-side utilise technology for post-trade?


Speakers to be announced.


The Network Forum

June 27 - 29, 2017 | Warsaw, Poland

The Network Forum is a curated global community for the custody, settlement and post-trade industry.  Its key aim is to provide a structured networking environment for this tight-knit industry group, in which key issues are discussed, developments are communicated and best practice shared. This year’s Annual Meeting will take place in Warsaw in June 28-29. 

GAIM & GAIM Ops London

June 05 - 07, 2017 | Hilton Syon Park, London

GAIM, Europe’s preeminent alternative investment conference is back for its 23rd year. Attend for your opportunity to meet and engage with a community of 500+ alternative investment professionals, including managers, investors and allocators, and key industry service providers.

In 2017, GAIM will be co-located with GAIM Ops London, the hedge fund industry’s leading operations and compliance event in Europe for CCOs, COOs, Heads of Operational Due Diligence, General Counsel and CFOs. 

10% Discount for Global Custodian Readers – Mention VIP code: FKN2499GCCL.

Visit the website to learn more, download the latest agenda and register today.


The Leaders Panel

June 30, 2016 | The Banking Hall, 14 Cornhill, EC3V 3ND, London

The heavyweights of European custody will gather to discuss the most pressing topics facing the securities services industry. Markus Reutimann, COO of Schroders will be questioning how well the panel are meeting their clients’ needs, along with adapting their business models in this tough regulatory environment. The panel will also discuss T2S, the potential of blockchain technology, collateral challenges and other pressing topics.