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‘Magical’ Models and Tools Don’t Work for CTRM Software category

London, August 2014

The CTRM software market is and always has been extremely dynamic. For us at Commodity Technology Advisory, this is what keeps it a fascinating and constantly interesting place to work but for buyers it’s tough to follow all the ups and downs, mergers and acquisitions, to figure out which vendors really do what in terms of coverage and functionality and to pick a solution.

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Questions to ask before choosing a CTRM System

London, August 2014

Few actions will impact the future success of your business more than how well you manage your information and collaborate with colleagues and your supply chain. The performance of the Commodity Trade and Risk Management (CTRM) system you choose plays an integral part in this. It won’t matter how good your risk management strategy is if traders don’t follow the guidelines you set. By the same token, you could run your own business brilliantly but still suffer if your suppliers and business partners throughout the supply chain are subpar performers.

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Five Big Issues in Commodity Management

London, July 2014

As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus noted, the only thing constant is change; and most certainly change is a constant characteristic of the commodity markets. Having closely watched these markets develop over the past two decades or so, the extent and the rapidity of change has been remarkable – and the current situation is certainly no different: By Dr. Gary M. Vasey & Patrick Reames.

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Unstuck In the Middle

London, July 2014

Disintermediation is coming to the energy value chain. Companies must prepare for the risks that arise as the ‘middle man’ begins to dissappear. By Ray Hood.

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A Simple Solution to EMIR Compliance: Brady Regulatory Reporting

London, July 2014

Since 12th February 2014, the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has defined the way in which Financial Counterparties and Non-Financial Counterparties (NFCs) report derivative transactions.

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How Efficient Is Your Current Collateral Management Strategy?

London, June 2014

Sapient Global Markets recently conducted a survey to understand how firms are managing and processing collateral—and to examine trends, issues and requirements for efficient collateral management.

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2014 CTRM Vendor Perception Study

London, June 2014

The 2014 CTRM Vendor Perception Study has been developed to provide insights into how the users, buying decision makers, and consultants that make-up the CTRM marketplace perceive the landscape of companies that produce and sell CTRM/ETRM products.

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Survey Reveals Industry Desire to Evolve Collateral Management to a Front Office, Revenue Generating Function

London, 29 May 2014

Sapient Global Markets, a division of Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE), a leading global provider of business and technology services for the capital and commodity markets, today announced the results of a new survey it conducted which examines trends, issues and requirements for efficient collateral management across global market participants.

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Future of Commodities Trading Secure In The Cloud

London, April 2014

The Cloud is unquestionably the future for energy and commodities trade and risk management (E/CTRM) solutions, according to Commodity Technology Advisory. The pace with which it is getting there is accelerating. And even very large trading firms are now embracing the Cloud as earlier concerns over security are allayed. These are the headline findings from a new industry round table conducted by analyst and research firm Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech) and revealed today by vendor Aspect Enterprise Solutions.

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Financial markets IT spending exceeding $100bn by 2018

London, 18 March 2014

After a few tumultuous years following the banking crisis, IT tech spending in the financial markets is set to rise, according to new research from Ovum. There is a consensus across the capital markets, corporate banking and asset management that tech spending will grow between now and 2018, with overall financial markets spending exceeding $100bn in 2018. This is attributed mainly to investment in IT driving cost-savings elsewhere in the business.

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