Tag Archives: Derivatives

Webinar: Derivatives Processing on Legacy Technology: Fear factor or real factor?

Derivatives Processing on Legacy Technology: Fear factor or real factor? Are legacy investment management systems the bane of your derivatives processing? An increasing number of buy-side organizations are implementing sophisticated strategies that employ derivatives. However outdated systems across the front-to-back … Continue reading

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“What Is” Risk Management?

For financial services firms, risk management is the process of managing exposure and mitigating losses that can come via financial transactions. Risk management practices involve identifying and analyzing the potential losses of an investment and developing strategies that are consistent … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

We are excited to announce that CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton will be the keynote speaker for our 7th Annual OTC Derivatives Operations & Processing Conference on November 14, 2012! His career spans 25 years in government service—working on Capitol Hill in … Continue reading

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FTF New Venue Announcement

As Summer comes to an end, FTF  has decided to Fall  back with a new venue!  BizBash named Sentry Centers one of the top 10 meeting venues in New York and we are proud to announce them as the new … Continue reading

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“What is” A Derivative?

A derivative is a traded security in the form of a contract between two parties based on an underlying asset or multiple assets. These financial contracts are most commonly used to hedge financial risk. Derivatives can also be used for … Continue reading

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The Future of Post-Trade Derivatives Processing

Guest Contributor: Laurent Jacquemin, executive vice president, post-trade derivatives, SunGard’s capital markets business In the derivatives industry, significant, year-over-year transaction volume growth has become the norm. With high-frequency trading driving up the volumes of trades to hundreds of thousands or … Continue reading

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Fall Classes in Session

Well, folks, it appears summer is officially over.  With that comes the start of a new training season.  We here at FTF will miss the warm summer days but are looking forward to once again bringing knowledge and insight to … Continue reading

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