Understanding and overcoming exposures to FX settlement risk

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Increased volatility from global market events such as COVID-19, Brexit, and the US elections have highlighted that a disruption to the FX market – particularly the materialization of FX settlement risk – could cause panic in markets around the world. In this evolving macroeconomic and regulatory landscape, it has become even more important for buy-side firms to ensure their FX settlement protection is in place.

In this webinar, Global Custodian and CLS, along with a panel of investment management and custody experts, will delve into current FX settlement risk mitigation practices and how buy-side firms can gain efficiency and benefit from best execution practices through automation and standardisation

  • How have investment managers approached FX settlement risk over the near and long term?
  • A growing number of asset managers have adopted CLSSettlement to manage their FX settlement risk processes, what benefits have they seen?
  • What regulatory pressures are most pressing for Investment managers and their FX processes? What solutions will help them to mitigate these pressures?
  • How can custodian banks further collaborate with Investment managers to improve FX settlement?

Lisa Danino-Lewis
Global Head of Sales, CLS Group


Andrew Smith-Plenderleith
Global Head of Cash & FX for Securities Services, JP Morgan

Christopher Gothard
Global Head of FX New Business Development and FX Europe and Asia, Brown Brothers Harriman

Lia Oyman
Senior Manager, Trade Services Operations, Franklin Templeton Investments

Joe Parsons
Deputy Editor, Global Custodian (moderator)