Journal of Securities Operations & Custody

Journal of Securities Operations & Custody is the essential peer-reviewed professional journal analysing new thinking, practice, developments and emerging issues in securities operations, trading, custodian banking and clearing and settlement.

Guided by an expert Editorial Board, each quarterly 100-page issue contains in-depth, practical articles and case studies showing how leading financial institutions have leveraged securities operations, risk management, custodian banking, trading, post-trade services and clearing and settlement to improve profitability, competitive advantage and client service. The journal also provides detailed insights into current thinking at central banks and regulators.

Journal of Securities Operations & Custody is listed in Cabells' Directories of Publishing Opportunities  

Journal of Securities Operations & Custody is abstracted and indexed in the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) database IDEAS

It does not publish advertising but rather in-depth actionable advice and ‘lessons learned’ from fellow industry professionals on key topics including:

  • servicing new asset/investor types
  • clearing and settlement
  • global and local custodian banking
  • risk management
  • post-trade services
  • standardisation and interoperability
  • regulation and compliance
  • electronic trading and STP
  • real world case studies from the buy-side and sell-side
  • operational excellence and maximising your profit margin
  • minimising trade failures and errors
  • order and trade management
  • market infrastructure
  • corporate actions
  • data management
  • control, record-keeping and reporting

Each issue of Journal of Securities Operations & Custody publishes:

In-depth, practical guidance from fellow professionals – authoritative articles written by leading securities industry professionals show how they have responded to the business, risk and operational challenges in the current market. Authors from recent and forthcoming issues sharing their expertise, experience and 'lessons learned' for you to benchmark your organization against.

Briefings on operations and custody issues for key instruments and jurisdictions – read detailed reviews of emerging trends, developments and opportunities in servicing key product/investor types, financial markets and clearing and settlement systems around the world.

Updates on regulatory and standardisation initiatives – access the latest thinking on their impact on compliance, operations and business strategy. Read the latest thinking on how market infrastructures can enhance financial sector stability and gain an insight into regulators' supervision, inspection and enforcement priorities.

Essential source material for Departmental Heads, Managing Directors, Directors, EVPs, SVPs, VPs and Senior Managers of:

  • Securities operations
  • Custody and sub-custody
  • Risk management
  • Clearing and settlement
  • Investor services
  • Electronic trading
  • Post-trade services
  • Regulation, supervision and enforcement
  • Legal and compliance
  • Corporate actions
  • Data management
  • Front, mid and back office
  • IT and network management
  • Market infrastructure; as well as
  • CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, COOs and CROs

Based at:

  • Investment managers
  • Broker-dealers
  • Local and global custodian banks
  • Fund administrators
  • Exchanges
  • Financial regulators
  • Central banks
  • Central securities depositories
  • Clearing houses
  • Hedge funds
  • Law firms
  • Service providers, vendors and consultants


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