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BNP Paribas Announces API for Asset Manager Clients

October 1, 2019

BNP Paribas Securities Services, the multi-asset servicing specialist committed to helping clients pursue ambitions both in terms of investments and cross-border distribution, has announced a set of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) in its fund administration business.

Successful Opening of Customer Development Environment for DLT testing

May 15, 2019

ASX has successfully opened the Customer Development Environment (CDE) for its new equities clearing and settlement system to replace CHESS, which is based on distributed ledger technology (DLT). The first of seven ‘drops’ of software code was made available to customers on Tuesday 30 April. Additional functionality will be released at approximately eight-week intervals, culminating in full functionality in the CDE by mid-2020.

SWIFT Appoints Javier Pérez-Tasso as its New Chief Executive Officer

April 25, 2019

SWIFT, the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services provider or the transfer of the international payments has appointed Javier Pérez-Tasso as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from July 1, 2019. After taking over the position of the CEO, he will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Belgium.