Brian Collings

Brian Collings
CEO, Torstone Technology
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Three ways digital assets will change post-trade

Posted by Brian Collings on Apr 5, 2022 7:13:00 AM

Speed, certainty and savings will all be better realised if middle- and back-offices are set up to support digital assets.

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Topics: Torstone Technology, Technology, DevOps, Cross-Asset, FinTech, Digital Asset, post-trade, Middle-Office Solutions, Middle Office Automation, back-office solutions, back-office automation

The middle office revolution to support T+1

Posted by Brian Collings on Mar 8, 2022 10:53:18 AM

The settlement cycle evolution will demand a more flexible, modern middle office.

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Topics: Torstone Technology, Risk Aggregation, Middle-Office Solutions, Middle Office Automation, risk monitoring, Risk Management

Ten years of Torstone: Post-trade in a defining decade and the trends shaping the future

Posted by Brian Collings on Nov 15, 2021 11:54:17 AM

Ten years feels like a lifetime in financial technology. When we founded Torstone in 2011, the sell-side’s main focus was investment in the front office, largely leaving back-office functions to gather dust. We saw a problem that needed to be addressed,…

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Topics: Torstone Technology, Innovation, Risk, post-trade

Improvements to the securities and derivatives Industry that can reduce your cost of ownership

Posted by Brian Collings on Jul 28, 2021 9:02:22 AM

A streamlined back and middle office will allow more cost-efficient price provision to clients.

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Topics: Technology, Data, Risk, Risk Aggregation

Future-proofing digital assets

Posted by Brian Collings on May 18, 2021 8:38:32 AM

The nascent cryptocurrency and digital asset markets will test legacy back-office architectures to destruction.

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Topics: Technology, Cross-Asset, Cryptocurrency, Digital Asset

The biggest problem with an ever-changing regulatory environment, and how you can fix it

Posted by Brian Collings on Mar 16, 2021 11:41:50 AM

Adopting a componentised architecture lets a bank move with the rules, and ahead of client appetite.

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Topics: Technology, Regulation, Data, Capital Markets, Risk

The tipping point for cross-asset, agile post-trade processing

Posted by Brian Collings on Feb 25, 2021 8:46:10 AM

Better Client Servicing Hinges upon an Efficient, Adaptable Cost-effective Back Office as Digital Assets Become Mainstream.

Banks across both developed and emerging markets can gain significant operational advantages over their peers, by streamlining…

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Topics: Cloud, Legacy, Cross-Asset, Data, Capital Markets, Risk