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Doing more with less – STP/Zero-touch

Many Securities Finance businesses are under pressure to increase their straight through processing (STP) capabilities thereby reducing the need for manual intervention. With growing settlement volumes, it is not economically viable to increase headcount in support functions in a linear manner. As such, the desire to achieve a zero-touch post trade settlement environment continues to […]

Usain Bolt, Mo Farah and the race to reducing settlement cycles?

Usain Bolt’s reaction time from the gun is critical. He requires the ability to explode from the blocks, optimise momentum into the drive phase and then maintain maximum speed through to the finishing line. The race is too short for errors to be corrected and still win. Indeed, a huge proportion of Usain’s training is […]

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The Field Effect has moved from Canary Wharf to the City. Our new offices are over in Clements Lane to give us more space and a central location. Our new mailing address is: The Field Effect 27 Clements Lane London EC4N 7AE Call us on: 020 3906 7369