Global Custody Forum (GCF) is the only annual global custody conference that brings together leading players from the buy-side and sell-side. iRTM showcased its OneMARKETS solution, a comprehensive Securities Services Platform, at GCF 2016 held in London from 28th – 30th November. Mr Kedarnath Udiyavar (President & Business Head, OneMARKETS), Mr Subhasish Bhattacharyya (Product Head, OneMARKETS), Chetan Kamat (Head of European Sales & Business Development, iRTM) and Timothy Donnelly (Business Development Manager, iRTM) represented iRTM at the conference.
Kedar addressed the audience on ‘Digitisation: The Competitive Edge in Securities Services' where he highlighted some important trends in the securities services space like the increased demand for innovative products and the need for firms to adopt disruptive technologies to facilitate digitisation. He introduced Intellect OneMARKETS to the audience, as a single adaptable, scalable and interconnected platform that can empower firms to drive innovation in the securities services space. His speech was well received by the audience and there were enquiries about OneMARKETS' existing clientele.
Philip Stafford (Editor – FT Trading Room) delivered an interesting address, where he shared his insights related to the electronification of the OTC market. Orit Langer from Bank Hapoalim visited Intellect's stall in the conference and expressed interest in the corporate actions solution.
Manoj Shah & Chris Jones from Lloyds bank, Hari Chaitanya from Standard Bank, Spiros Baltsavias from Greek Central Depository, Sergey Aristov from Russian Central Depository and Scott Dickinson from BNP Paribas were also some of the key attendees who met iRTM experts and evaluated solutions under OneMARKETS.
The panel discussions at the conference provided some important takeaways – Corporate Actions and Reconciliations have emerged as thrust areas for process automation. GCF provided iRTM experts an opportunity to showcase thought leadership to over 150 representatives from the global securities services community.