2007 PREVIEW: Great expectations

Catherine Doherty, principal, Investit

OTC derivatives will continue to dominate the buy side's operational and technological priorities. Investment managers and outsourcers are developing long-term plans to support OTCs – firms are currently formalising OTC governance procedures. They are also prioritising OTC pricing and valuation data, collateral management and improved IT solutions to handle OTC complexity.

The MiFID requirement for best execution of OTCs will create a vigorous debate on i