Long-term retainer: Enhance the Trading Desk structure, policies, and procedures. Design and implement an enhanced liquidity sourcing strategy. Design and implement a Trading Analytics (TCA) framework.
Fact witness and part of the legal team formulating, testing, and documenting arguments.
Conduct a trading desk operating model assessment.
Long-term retainer: Deliver global strategic initiative, governance, compliance, and regulatory advice. Active Best Execution Committee participant.
Conduct an independent assessment of the current trading operating models across investment products and business lines.
Assist the advisory firm’s client with the strategy and selection of a new trading platform solution and integrated systems.
Benchmark trading strategy to industry best practices: end-to-end trading lifecycle, TCA, commission management/brokerage relations, algorithmic trading, and trading technology.
Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls related to the trading desk, best execution activities, and identify potential areas of improvement.
Build the commission unbundling and brokerage research strategy: research consumption tracking, broker relations/negotiations, trading commissions, and research payments.
Conduct an investment technology assessment.
Guide client segmentation, engagement, product development, and analytics strategy.
Share insights and perspectives on Equity Trading Platforms: Exchanges, Alternative Trading Systems, Future Disruptors.
Benchmark Investment Technology solutions.
Discuss best practices for running standardized Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs).