NEWS & INSIGHT

[BLOG] 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...

[BLOG] 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...

[ARTICLE] How technology can free up capital in clearing systems

20 May 2020 | Increase in volatility and margin calls highlights importance of control over collateral By Arjun Jayaram, CEO and Founder of Baton Systems With the increase in the number and size of margin calls – as well as other financial obligations – speed,...

[PRESS RELEASE] 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 member...

[PODCAST] Risk Management in Volatile Markets

In light of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Baton is seeing significant pressure on market structure. Firms are unable to net payments due to infrastructure limitations. While financial institutions are evaluating their existing systems, the current climate is too...

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