Register today to join Virginie O’Shea, Research Director at Aite Group, and Mack Gill, Chief Operating Officer at Torstone Technology on Thursday, 11 October at 3:00 pm (BST) as they discuss key findings from Aite’s latest whitepaper report, Clear Intent: The Dynamics Behind Self- Clearing vs. Outsourcing Decision.


Virginie O’Shea

Virginie O’Shea is a Research Director with Aite Group, heading up the Institutional Securities & Investments practice and covering data management, collateral management, legal entity onboarding, and post-trade technology. She brings to the firm more than 13 years of experience in tracking financial technology developments in the capital markets sector, with a particular focus on regulatory developments and standards.

Mack Gill

Mack Gill is Chief Operating Officer at Torstone Technology, a leading global provider of post-trade processing solutions. Mack has 24 years experience in capital markets technology. He has worked with the world’s leading exchanges, clearing houses, depositories, banks, and brokers; most recently in his role as CEO of MillenniumIT, a leading trading technology company, and a subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). Earlier, Mack was president of SunGard Technology Services (now part of FIS).

Discussion points

  • Why Self-Clearing works for some firms? Self-clearing isn’t the right option for every firm in every market, but for brokers that have sufficient expertise, credit, and collateral availability in a certain market, it might be a good option.
  • How regulations like MiFID II have changed the financial industry.
  • Deliberations that sell-side firms need to make about the decision to self-clear versus outsource post-trade processes.
  • The best practices for evaluating post-trade options find the model that suits sell-side firm best and offers the flexibility to adapt to changing requirements.

Thursday, 11 October | 3:00 pm BST | 10:00 am EST