Barclays: The Future of Post-Trade is a Common Utility Platform

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A Barclays executive says that as financial firms look to modernize post-trade processes, they are discussing the development of a common utility platform for industry-wide clearing and settlement.

“In terms of a long-term future state, I think there is a drive in the capital markets to look at financial market utilities,” Lee Braine, director of research and engineering at Barclays Investment Bank, told WatersTechnology on the sidelines of Barclays DerivHack in London on October 17. The

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