Category Archives: Risk Management


SIX Securities Services partners with DTCC to issue Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) in Switzerland

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SIX Securities Services, which runs the central securities depository (CSD) for Switzerland, has entered into a new partnership agreement with The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) to offer LEIs for Swiss entities. The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) was devised to provide insight into corporate entities with the aim of greatly reducing cross-platform risk exposure. […]

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Financial market and infrastructure – a 2016 retrospective

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Stepping away from this year’s momentous political events (no-one mention the ‘B’ or the ‘T’ words…), we’ve seen several other trends dominate the capital markets arena in 2016, which are set to have continued implications from January and beyond. Here are a few which have caught our attention.   Collaboration, innovation and FinTech We have […]

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SIBOS Day 4: Forward Compatibility – ensuring fitness for the future

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  At Sibos, it’s clear that the buzz is around partnership and blockchain (again!). With our announcement of a potential tie-up with Clearstream and partnership with blockchain powerhouse Digital Asset, SIX Securities Services is at the very heart of these hot topics. Consequently, it’s hardly surprising that financial institutions are looking at the world through […]

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Link between agent bank custody and investment lines raises asset safety concerns

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New research from SIX Securities Services reveals that 50% of financial institutions face increasing client requests for asset segregation   Independent research commissioned by SIX Securities Services, has revealed that that almost two thirds (64%) of financial institutions are concerned that agent banks have both custody and investment business lines. An inability to separate these two […]

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Over half (52%) of financial institutions look to outsource tax services to reduce costs

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Firms highlight non-differentiated functions, including tax services, clearing and settlement as ripe for outsourcing   London / Geneva, 26 September 2016: Research conducted by SIX Securities Services has revealed that as financial institutions become increasingly capital constrained, almost a third (32%) are looking to outsourcing as a way to reduce costs. The research, conducted amongst […]

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