Operational Risk: Mapping Post-Trade Activity

COVID-19 Market Disruptions and other Global Capital Market Activity.
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The European Commission will allow EU entities to continue using UK CCPs beyond the end of 2020, in an important step to mitigating post-Brexit financial stability risks.

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In this Q&A, Ana Giraldo, Chief Risk Officer, discusses the introduction of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk factors in Thomas Murray's CSD risk assessments. When looking at infrastructures, Governance remains the critical factor.

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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.

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.

Thomas Murray - Data, Analytics & Monitoring

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.

Thomas Murray - Regulatory Solutions

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

22.09.2020 – Destruction of Non-Transferable Securities Certificates - Update USA, USA (DTC)

22.09.2020 – CDS Window Services to Remain Closed - Update Canada, Canada (Canada (CDS))

22.09.2020 – ECB to Accept Sustainability-Linked Bonds as Collateral Global, Global (Global)

22.09.2020 – Clearstream to Make Eurobonds Eligible in T2S - Update Germany (Clearstream Banking Frankfurt), Global, Luxembourg (Clearstream Banking Luxembourg), Luxembourg (LuxCSD)

22.09.2020 – Government Extends Obligatory Quarantine until 11 October 2020 Argentina, Argentina (CVSA)

22.09.2020 – SKDD to Provide Services for Local UCITS Units Croatia (SKDD d.d.)

22.09.2020 – PSMS Enhancement for Custodians and Brokers - Update In Preparation (TCH (THA)), Thailand, Thailand (TSD)

22.09.2020 – SEBI Increases Securities Permitted for Write-off by FPIs India

22.09.2020 – New LIS functionality in Cboe NL Cboe Europe Equities

22.09.2020 – BSX to Resume Normal Operations Bermuda, Bermuda (BSD)

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.