The Near-Time Corporate Actions Goal

Corporate actions timeliness is a well-known challenge for the industry. But current market conditions have placed it higher up the agenda.

New York-based Patrick Curtin, head of securities initiatives, Americas, at Swift and a member of the Swift Americas management team, says: "Many of the difficulties around the processing of corporate actions have been recognized by market participants for a long time. The urgency for the industry to rise to the challenge of fixing it is certainly increased l