Premium Terminal OptimisationView info or download PDF
Find out how we enable our clients to achieve cost savings and reduced risk with bespoke Premium Terminal Optimisation (PTO) services.
Trading Systems Development - Mortgages ITView info or download PDF
Hatstand helped a large global investment bank transition their Mortgage Trading platform from a proprietary solution to a hosted third party solution. This case study provides useful information to anybody who would like to transition a system supporting Mortgage Trading, Origination, Allocation, Clearance and Settlements of all Loans and loan-related products traded by the bank from one technical solution to another.
Rates and Credit Transformation ProgrammeView info or download PDF
Rates and Credit Trading is a complex, fast-changing business. This case study outlines how our client needed to increase stability within its production environment and how Hatstand delivered strategic change to achieve this. This case study is useful to those who need to maintain stability within trading environments whilst managing regulatory demands and ongoing change.
Registering a US Broker DealerView info or download PDF
This case study outlines how Hatstand helped a client register with the relevant US regulators as a US broker dealer. The services illustrated were provided by Hatstand to a US-based client. Hatstand understands that in other jurisdictions such services may have to be provided by a law firm or compliance consultancy authorised by the local competent authority.
Legacy Tail ManagementView info or download PDF
This collection of case studies highlights Hatstand's experience in decommissioning legacy systems. We have included excerpts describing projects where defining and implementing strategies led to the decommissioning of legacy systems - and was a vital step towards achieving our clients' objectives.
Global Maintenance of Object Trading PlatformsView info or download PDF
This case study highlights Hatstand's experience in providing global maintenance services for object trading platforms. This study in particular documents services carried out for a global client.
Corvil as Low Latency Environment SupportView info or download PDF
Hatstand was tasked to help a client streamline its network and processing system for handling client transactional needs. The client had invested in equipment to monitor data-latency performance across its network. Hatstand designed a reporting function and built a series of alerts and triggers that maintain the bank‘s compliance and competitiveness.
Managing System ConsolidationView info or download PDF
Our client is a global bank with multiple locations worldwide. It recognised the need to consolidate its Derivative platforms across the globe to improve efficiency and to cut costs across all business areas. This was a multi-year programme to merge several different iterations of the same system based in multiple locations into one global system.
Transaction Reporting - EMIR, DFA, HKMAView info or download PDF
On behalf of a European bank, we launched a high-profile transaction reporting and record-keeping project. Hatstand enabled the client to become fully complaint with mandatory regulatory obligations imposed by the Dodd-Frank Act, EMIR and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
Snapshot of our Track Record on Building Connectivity ModulesView info or download PDF
This snapshot summarises some of our past connectivity projects and highlights how we deliver high-quality solutions on budget and on time. Read about our successful delivery of trading platform migrations, building and updating connectivity modules, market links development and migrating from legacy systems to new systems.
Low Latency Venue ConnectivityView info or download PDF
This case study describes how Hatstand helped a tier 1 global investment bank develop a new market connectivity framework to support multiple trading business lines across the firm.
Chat Room ManagementView info or download PDF
Chat rooms have often been singled out as potential tool for marketing manipulation. This case study looks at how Hatstand helped a client audit the use of chatrooms and set up a management and monitoring structure.
FATCA ReportingView info or download PDF
This case study describes Hatstand’s experience in creating a reporting system that allowed our client to meet FATCA reporting requirements.
Reference Data ReviewView info or download PDF
This international broker dealer had undertaken reference data reviews several times internally with little or no changes following the issues highlighted in the reports written at the end of each internal review. Hatstand was tasked to undertake a global reference data review with the idea that a report from an external consultant was more likely to be followed up than an internal document.Another important success factor of this project was the ‘outsider view’ of a situation developed as a result of global growth by merger and acquisition with no attempt to standardise (or indeed just harmonise) processes on a global basis.
Connectivity Modules MigrationView info or download PDF
Hatstand was asked to plan and implement the migration of the module connecting a front office platform to European equity and derivative exchanges. The client, a UK Based global banking group, had already decided replace their cash equity and derivative trading platforms. Some connectivity modules did not exist in the new platforms and the majority of those that did exist had to be upgraded.
Market Links DevelopmentView info or download PDF
For this leading European investment bank, Hatstand designed and developed market adapters to connect Electronic Volatility Trading systems to the Swiss (SWX/Virt-x), Dutch (SWITCH), Spanish (MEFF and SIBE) and Japanese (Osaka) exchanges. Hatstand also assisted with a similar development for the Hong Kong exchange. Securities handled included equities and derivatives, including warrants, bonds, reverse convertibles and exotics.
Data Centre RelocationsView info or download PDF
As part of a revised data centre strategy, our client relocated its data centre capacity from central London to two separate sites in the South East of England. The programme ran over two years; the Hatstand team provided the primary stakeholder management and the PMO in year 1 and managed the applications migration in year 2.
Global Trading Platform MigrationView info or download PDF
A global investment bank approached Hatstand to rationalise multiple market access by migrating all users to a common OTL platform and to realise cost savings by decommissioning the legacy platforms. OTL was enhanced to improve resilience and DR capabilities in line with business objectives. High performance market links were developed to integrate with the overall solution.