It’s not just about cutting costs

Few in the markets and banking business will argue with the notion that streamlining operations through removal of manual processes and reduction of settlement risk is a worthy goal. However, when it comes to budget allocation, these areas have consistently been...

Preparing for the Perfect Storm

By Ferdinand Peelen – EMEA Director of Sales, Baton Systems  In March, we were confronted with a stark reminder of the challenges banks face during periods of extreme volatility, as  customers drew down on agreed credit facilities, and risk weighted assets (RWA) and...

Collateral Damage: How Market Volatility Impacts FCMs

By Ragu Raymond – Director of Business Development and Client Success, Baton Systems As COVID-19 advanced, financial markets experienced record volatility, resulting in record transaction volumes and collateral pledges at central clearing counterparties (CCPs). While...

Baton Systems Joins U.S. Faster Payments Council

Fremont, CA; May 20, 2020 — Baton Systems (“Baton”), a provider of post-trade solutions for capital markets, today announced it has joined the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), an organization devoted to advancing faster payments in the United States. As a...