|By Business Wire||
|April 8, 2014 03:00 AM EDT||
Thunderhead.com today announced it is working with six of the world’s leading sell-side financial services firms and three buy-side organizations to pilot an industry initiative designed to dramatically change the way they interact on key documentation.
Supported by industry experts Sapient Global Markets, the initiative will focus on using Thunderhead.com’s online collaboration technology, ONE for Capital Markets, part of the company’s ONE Engagement Hub, to facilitate negotiation of a legal relationship document, a pre-trade document and a post-trade document.
The initiative will be launched formally at the ISDA AGM in Munich in April with a workshop to outline the success criteria and goals of the program. The main aim is to document the efficiency gains, risk reduction, and regulatory compliance enhancements, as required by the introduction of the EMIR and Dodd Frank regulations, that could be leveraged by having an agreed industry workflow for collaborating and executing documents.
Kevin Thorogood, Global Head of Capital Markets, Thunderhead.com said: “We are excited to have the chance, with our ONE for Capital Markets solution, to work with some of the industry’s leading financial institutions, alongside Sapient Global Markets, to transform how the industry collaborates on trade and relationship documentation.”
The industry is moving towards a goal of less documentation and faster trade processing times, however some documentation will always need to exist, both at a trade and relationship level. This initiative will focus on these documents and the tail of products that are not electronically confirmable.
Thunderhead.com is excited by this initiative as it continues to work with its clients on innovative solutions to add value to the industry and meet new regulatory challenges.
Thunderhead.com will be attending ISDA, stationed at stands nine and ten, and will be running a workshop to discuss this industry initiative on Tuesday 8th April. For more information, please head to our landing page and sign up.
Thunderhead.com provides a range of powerful SaaS solutions from its ONE Engagement Hub.
The ONE Engagement Hub ties together customer insight, context and journey behavior and uses these to inform interactions with customers and partners across all touchpoints.
We make it easy for customer-facing teams to design and deploy great customer journeys based on rich insight and through value-driven interactions that lead to long-term engagement.
The result is that businesses have more power to drive revenue, brand strength and differentiation by going beyond isolated interactions to create the rich customer relationships that great businesses are built on. Thunderhead.com serves its global customer base from offices located in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
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