Operational Risk: Mapping Post-Trade Activity

COVID-19 Market Disruptions and other Global Capital Market Activity.
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An insightful and provocative White Paper, reiterating and reinforcing the SRC's concerns about the FSB's direction of travel regarding CCPs.

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With the regulators now responding to a series of scandals in the transaction banking industry, our experts discuss some of the risks and trends among cash correspondent providers, and introduce TM's solution.

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Huge spikes in market activity, accompanied by unprecedented operational challenges, conspired to test banks' BCPs to their limits. The custodians, Bea Hughes-Morgan writes, have been remarkably resilient.

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Ana Giraldo, Chief Risk Officer, discusses the future of AGMs in light of the current crisis. Virtual - or, at least, hybrid - AGMs could become entrenched as an acceptable alternative, especially if they increase shareholder participation.

Our data, risk assessments and analytics on global capital markets and financial counterparties help facilitate effective compliance and risk management. Banks, funds and financial institutions use Thomas Murray's products and services to supplement their internal resources, meet regulatory obligations and reduce costs.

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Data, Monitoring & Analytics

We capture and process intra-day data on thousands of entities, including banks, financial market infrastructures and capital markets. Our clients include over 75 banks, funds and financial market infrastructures; they require data, risk assessments and ongoing monitoring of their markets and counterparties to support compliance and risk mitigation.

Thomas Murray also offers bespoke advisory and benchmarking.

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Regulatory Solutions

Thomas Murray provides tailored support to clients exposed to European fund regulation such as AIFMD and UCITS V. Over 40 depositary banks use our products and services to monitor transfer agents and other post-trade entities, mitigating their counterparty risk exposure and that of their underlying clients. In addition, our industry-leading technology applications provide a platform for effective counterparty monitoring to banks and management companies.

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Thomas Murray provides technology to over 45 major financial institutions. Our clients use our applications to adopt a data-driven approach to understanding and monitoring of their service providers, clients and other counterparties. Our technology products expand clients’ capabilities and reduce operational frictions, delivering transparency, rigour and efficiency to critical information management and risk assessment activities.

Comprehensive Global Coverage:


Securities Markets


Cash and Treasury Markets


Capital Market Infrastructure Risk Assessments


Central Securities Depositories


Sub-Custodian and Correspondent Banks


Transfer Agents


Central Counterparties

Latest Market Newsflashes

07.08.2020 – BDDK Issues Exemptions on Bank Credit Restrictions Turkey, Turkey (CBT), Turkey (MKK)

07.08.2020 – BCS Amends T+0 Sell/Buy-Backs Trading Schedule Chile

06.08.2020 – B3 Extends Inactivity Period for Account Deactivation Brazil, Brazil (B3 CSD)

06.08.2020 – DTC to Enhance its Corporate Actions Service - Update USA (DTC)

06.08.2020 – ASX to Delay CHESS Replacement – Update Australia, Australia (ASX Settlement)

06.08.2020 – MoF Publishes Draft Amendments to Withholding Taxes for Foreign Investors Colombia

06.08.2020 – Migration of Clearing and Settlement of Equity Spot and TTVs to CRCC – Update Colombia, Colombia (DECEVAL), In Preparation (CRCC S.A. (COL))

06.08.2020 – Beirut Stock Exchange Closure - Update Lebanon, Lebanon (CBL), Lebanon (Midclear)

06.08.2020 – New Law on Enterprises Vietnam

06.08.2020 – CDC Revises Fee Schedule Pakistan, Pakistan (CDC)

An update on the steps that Thomas Murray has taken in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus:

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Thomas Murray suspended business travel and meetings with international visitors effective from Monday 9th March. Our ongoing monitoring programmes continue using video and telephone conference facilities. Meetings with international visitors or with large groups of people were stopped.

Our full Business Continuity Plan came into force from Monday 16th March. All staff are equipped to work remotely over VPN using Thomas Murray computers with no compromise to IT security or communications. Our office and production IT environments are fully remotely operable, and we are prepared to switch either or both to our Disaster Recovery environment should there be any disruption to access.

We trust that our clients will be reassured that we will maintain our service without interruption or degradation. We will keep you updated as necessary through further developments.