Welcome to Margin Matters
Our Margin Matters Podcast Series has been specifically created to shine a light on critical areas and themes within the financial industry.
Listen, learn, and subscribe to our podcast, where we'll discuss the latest news and trends within the derivatives markets with our host, Virginie O'Shea, and new guests every episode.
May 25th, 2021
How to get your Boss to Invest in FinTech
In episode four of Margin Matters, we talk briefly about the industry outlook for 2021 and cover off some words of wisdom for our listeners about business case building. T. Rowe Price's Kevin Khokhar, Associate Director for Derivatives and Multi-asset Trading Solutions, and Stanley Drasky, Director at Elgin White Consultancy, join series regular and CEO of Cassini Systems, Liam Huxley for our big topic for the day... how can buy-side firms build a business case for pre-trade and analytics technology investment.
November 17th, 2020
Collateral Management Matters
Episode three of Margin Matters tackles the topic du jour of collateral management in stressed markets. What has the industry learned in 2020 and what can we expect in 2021? State Street’s Ingvar Sigurjonsson, Managing Director of Funding and Collateral transformation, and Chris Watts Co-Founder and Director of Margin Tonic, join series regular and CEO of Cassini Systems, Liam Huxley, to discuss everything from collateral traffic jams to collateral optimization with host and founder of Firebrand Research, Virginie O’Shea. We also take a quick look at ISDA’s proposals to join together the worlds of collateral with securities financing.
September 8th, 2020
The Unintended Consequences of Finreg
Derivatives, WFH Edition
In our inaugural Margin Matters podcast, fintech founders Liam Huxley of Cassini Systems and Christian Nentwich of Duco talk to Virginie O’Shea from Firebrand Research about how they got into the industry, what they’ve learned during the crisis and the unique challenges the industry has faced so far in 2020. We also delve into the regulatory delays for key pieces of derivatives regulation such as UMR and get the lowdown on what the European Commission has in store for the rest of the year.
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We already have plans for upcoming episodes but we'd love to involve leading firms and people in the industry to lift the lid on margin, analytics, FinTech, finance and more.
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