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Breakfast Briefing on Options Symbology Initiative

Date: March 19, 2008
Time: 07:30 EDT
Venue: Sutton Suite; Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45th Street (Corner of Madison Avenue)
New York, NY 10017

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Event Details
By July 31, 2009, all market participants must comply with the new Options Symbology method data. It will have a maximum of 21 characters as against five alpha characters. The change will require firms to transform their current IT infrastructure for compliance with the new options guidelines. This breakfast session discusses the preparedness of firms to implement the Options Symbology Initiative (OSI). It examines the challenges of the new system and how enterprises can reduce risks of updating and testing systems.

 

Session Details

Keynote address
Sanjay Taneja, Senior Principal, Banking and Capital Markets consulting team, Infosys

Sanjay Taneja will discuss the challenges faced by brokers and dealers who are affected by the OSI. He will outline the best practices to keep the overall OSI remediation cost low while ensuring implementation, consistency, quality and comprehensiveness. He will also shed light on grey areas in OSI regulations.

Panel discussion
Abhimanyu 'Archie' Acharya, senior member, Client Relationship team, Banking and Capital Markets, Infosys

Abhimanyu 'Archie' Acharya will participate in a panel discussion that focuses on OSI-related topics, including governance structure, level of preparedness within financial institutions; challenges around OSI-scripted industry testing, significant impact areas and opportunities for legacy modernization.

Closing address
Mohit Joshi
Global Head, Sales and Marketing, Banking and Capital Markets, Infosys

Mohit Joshi will speak about the action to be taken by the industry on the Options Symbology Initiative.

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