Outsourcing Taking Hold in Derivatives Processing

October 2008
Securities Industry News;10/6/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p11
Trade Publication
The article looks at how market turmoil and regulatory intervention increased the focus on risks and created a need for change in the marketplace operation. It discusses the strategies employed by various investment firms in handling derivatives processing and counterparty risk issues. As investment firms turn to outsourcing their complex administrative needs, the emphasis on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives continues to increase. The advantages and disadvantages of setting up own firm's automation infrastructure are discussed.


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