In memory: Richard (Rick) Gray Cottrell

On Monday, 5 November 2012, Richard Gray Cottrell passed away unexpectedly. Mr Cottrell was the former Chairman of Strate’s Regulatory and Supervisory Committee and an Independent Non-Executive Director of Strate …

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Strate settles first transactions for de-listed companies

Four recently de-listed companies have chosen to continue to settle their shares electronically via Strate. Strate provides both JSE-listed and any unlisted companies a facility whereby they are able to dematerialise, clear and settle shares in the Strate environment …

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Collateral Management Seminar Speakers

The Collateral Management Seminar, which is due to take place today, promises to be a highly informative and rewarding function as attendees will be fortunate to learn from a number of high-profile speakers …

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South Africa’s bonds system to be revamped

At Strate, weʼre planning to revamp our bond clearing and settlement system with new advanced technology that will take the entire market forward using global best practice and standards …

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Leave nothing to chance with Strate’s upcoming Collateral Management Seminar

The emphasis on risk mitigation has increased significantly for all involved in the financial markets since new regulations such as Basel III, Solvency II and Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act were introduced …

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Strate scores higher in economic transformation rating

Strate has been awarded a level three Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) rating by verification agency Empowerdex, with an overall score of 78.44% …

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Strate recognised as a Southern African Best Company to Work For in 2012 Deloitte survey

Strate has been voted the Southern African best company to work for regional winner in the 2012 Deloitte ‘Best Company To Work For’ Survey’s small company category …

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The importance of a Trade Repository for over-the-counter derivatives

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, great concern was expressed over the lack of transparency and risk management of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, which many believed to be one of the fundamental causes for …

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Bankserv Africa forges relationship with Strateʼs SWIFT Services

After a long-standing working relationship with the BankservAfrica group, we are excited to have Africaʼs largest automated payments clearing house join and utilise Strateʼs SWIFT infrastructure ..

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