Systems check

technology arms race

A raft of new rules and regulations combined with dramatic developments in platform delivery is pushing the technology systems of buy-side and sell-side institutions in the Asia-Pacific region to the limit.

For example, agreement by the G20 at the Pittsburgh meeting in 2009 to move all standardised over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives contracts to be traded on exchanges or electronic trading platforms – where appropriate – and cleared through central counterparties (CCPs) by end-2012 is posing a r

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