Waters Wavelength Podcast: The issue with corporate actions

Yogita Mehta from SIX joins to discuss the biggest challenges firms face when dealing with corporate actions.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

 

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This week, Yogita Mehta, commercial product director for corporate actions at SIX Financial, joins the podcast to discuss the existing challenges firms face in the corporate action lifecycle. 

2:30 – Yogita joins the podcast and gives an overview of her career.

6:30 – They discuss the biggest challenges in the corporate action lifecycle. 

13:00 – How do firms deal with these challenges?

15:30 – The talent pool is shrinking.

19:30 – Initiatives some exchanges are involved in to standardize the start of the lifecycle.

23:00 – Are there examples where automation can go wrong?

26:00 – Organizations that achieve 70-75% STP rates should pat themselves on the back. 

30:00 – Yogita walks through some technology themes she sees within corporate actions.

 

Contact Info: 

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners.

Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com


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Episode 264: The London invasion

Episode 265: Conferences in a post-Covid world

Episode 266: Virtual reality and the Metaverse

Episode 267: Numerix’s new CEO

Episode 268: Symphony’s Brad Levy

Episode 269: Generative AI: The philosophical considerations

Episode 270: IBM on generative AI

Episode 271: David Hardoon dissects language models

Episode 272: How do firms create data products?

Episode 273: Navigating the buy vs. build debate

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