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Managing Margin (Part 4) – The Future of Margin – Ten Predictions

We offer ten predictions about future developments in the margin arena. Some we expect with a fair amount of certainty, while others require us to gaze more deeply into our crystal ball; nonetheless, we believe all are legitimate and, we hope, thought-provoking.

June 15, 2021

Round Table Summary: Prime Brokerage, Margin, Collateral and Data

Offering valuable insight into the priorities and challenges facing prime brokers, broker dealers and clearers, this report is a summary of the discussion during the Margin, Collateral and Data Round Table, sponsored by Imagine Software on Thursday 25th March 2021.

April 29, 2021

Meltdowns, Margin Calls, and a Risk-Oriented Mindset

If a firm does not have all of its positions modeled on the same risk platform, it cannot know its total risk. But strong tools and practices can help sell-side and buy-side firms alike to avoid creating dangerous conditions.

April 8, 2021
Managing Margin - the Importance of Transparency

Managing Margin (Part 3) – The Importance of Transparency

Broker-dealers understand the importance of producing accurate margin calculations for their clients’ accounts, but they need to know more than just how much margin each client must post; they need to know why the margin system came up with a given result.

March 9, 2021

Managing Margin (Part 2) – Drowning in Data, Sinking in the Support Effort

Those responsible for maintaining a margin system often feel that they are drowning in data management issues. In part two of this series we discuss ways to make margin calculations far more efficient and meet the firm’s need for answers in real-time.

January 19, 2021

Managing Margin (Part I) – Five Key Challenges from a System-Wide View

Computing, optimizing and monitoring real-time margin requirements across a multitude of instruments and customer accounts is a Herculean task. In this article, Imagine discusses the key challenges in this arena and will dive deeper into the specifics of solving its challenges.

December 7, 2020

Hedgeweek voted Imagine as the “Best Risk Management Software Firm”

The readers of Hedgeweek voted Imagine as the “Best Risk Management Software Firm” for the second consecutive year at the 8th annual awards ceremony held in New York City.

September 27, 2019

FIA 2019 Expo in Chicago – Booth 1008

Imagine is exhibiting at the 35th FIA Expo. Our team will be demonstrating the Real-Time Risk & Compliance (RRC) solution, our Margin Engine that enables users to computer their own margin – and a host of advanced risk management tools.  Build an app with us in booth 1008.

September 17, 2019

Imagine Wins Asia Risk Award for Best Buy-Side Market Risk Management Product

The Asia Risk awards are the longest-running and most prestigious awards for firms and individuals involved in Asia's derivatives markets and in risk management.

September 12, 2019

Imagine Wins for Best Portfolio Analytics System in 2019 Bobsguide Awards

Imagine took top honors for “Best Portfolio Analytics System” in the Bobsguide Technology Awards 2019. 

June 24, 2019

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