HILLSBOROUGH, NJ, January 29, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- ISITC, the industry trade group focused on developing standards and best practices in financial services operations, today announced that FTF News will serve as its media partner for 2019.
ISITC and FTF News first established an exclusive media partnership for ISITC's 24th Annual Securities Operations Summit in 2018. Due to the success of the arrangement, they looked to expand the partnership to run from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. The partnership grants exclusive editorial rights to FTF News to cover ISITC events, and includes cross promotion of each organization's respective events.
"As financial services firms navigate the increasing pace of technological, operational and regulatory change, it is critical that they have access to timely industry information," said Lisa Iagatta, ISITC Chair. "We look forward to continuing to collaborate with FTF News to share insights from ISITC events and support our shared vision of leading financial services operations into the future."
"ISITC is a leader in the push for more efficient securities operations that FTF News has covered and worked with for many years," said Maureen Lowe, President and Founder of FTF. "FTF and ISITC share many of the same goals, and we look forward to strengthening our relationship in 2019 by working on several initiatives together. It's also great to align with another organization that is led by women making breakthroughs in financial services."
ISITC and FTF News will kick off their partnership leading up to ISITC's 25th Annual Securities Operations Summit, where industry leaders will explore the theme "Financial Services Disrupted: Charting the Course." FTF News will be in attendance, interviewing featured speakers and sharing insights gathered from the conference, which will cover topics such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, the future of data management, distributed ledger technology, API strategy, and gender diversity in the industry.
ISITC brings together investment managers, broker dealers, custodians, utilities and technology vendors to develop and promote standards and best practices that increase operational efficiencies across the securities industry, enabling member companies to provide essential and enhanced products and services. Founded in 1991, ISITC's membership totals more than 2,000 financial services professionals representing more than 60 firms and trillions of dollars in AUM/AUA. Through its member committees and working groups, ISITC plays a direct role in shaping the future of securities operations by creating and updating market practices, and educating the membership around emerging trends in technology and regulations. www.isitc.org
Founded in 2006, Financial Technologies Forum (FTF) is a woman-owned media company focused on delivering news, other useful content, premier conferences, interactive webinars, and a variety of special events for the professionals that make capital markets work. FTF focuses on middle- and back-office operations, IT innovation and advances in compliance, regulation, market structure and key aspects of global securities processing. Our global client base consists of C-suite executives and senior level securities professionals from leading financial services institutions, upstart firms, service providers and financial technology companies. Our online news service, FTF News and magazine FTF Focus offer original editorial content, news updates, in-depth analysis and industry research on all things related to securities operations, fintech, compliance, regulatory matters and trends affecting middle and back-office operations. FTF also assists leading financial technology and service providers with various marketing and lead generation services. For more information, visit www.ftfnews.com.
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