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Strate celebrates women’s month

Interview with Farzana Khan, Head of Collateral Services shares her career experience How did you find yourself on this career path? Quite by accident, to be honest! Throughout most of
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Strate’s first virtual AGM hosted

Nigel Payne, Strate Chairman, in conversation with Gregory Naicker, Head of CSD Services, about how Strate’s e-Voting platform performed during Strate’s recent AGM.
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Adoption of digital solutions for AGMs is long overdue

The Strate e-voting system ensures that meeting resolutions are not questioned later and the issuer’s ethical integrity is upheld 03 JULY 2020 – 12:24 GREGORY NAICKER Efforts to contain the Covid-19
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Strate exams now available online

SAIFM wants to ensure that students have the option of completing their studies in the safety of their homes during the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result,
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Strate holds first remote AGM

Strate hosted its first remote Annual General Meeting, powered by DLT and Nasdaq. Strate’s e-Voting, which was built in collaboration with the South African financial market and uses world-class DLT
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Nasdaq tech community spotlight

Strate CEO André Nortjé and Beverley Furman, Head of Operations and Change talk about their recent joint partnership with Nasdaq Tech and collaborating with the South African financial market ecosystem
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SocGen exit

Societe Generale Johannesburg Branch has voluntarily terminated its participation in Strate’s equity, bonds and money market environments. It ceased to be a full bank participant in the Strate environment with
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Turning compliance costs into competitive strategy

Created to alleviate and mitigate the build-up of systemic risk in financial markets, regulations drafted and implemented in South Africa post the global financial crisis have brought with them major
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Strate e-Voting continues to serve the financial markets amidst COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting our economy, our face-to-face business interaction and placing insurmountable strain on governments and healthcare systems in South Africa and globally. We acknowledge that this is
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Strate continues to serve the financial markets amidst COVID-19

The world is dealing with an unprecedented global health emergency, Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). At Strate, we have been closely monitoring the situation. Our primary concern remains our ability to
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Welcoming Absa Bank as a full bank participant

We are delighted to welcome Absa Bank Limited on its return as a full bank participant in the equities, bonds and money market environments.   In fulfilling our purpose to
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Reporting and matching unlisted bond transactions

Strate has introduced an alternative digital access point for the reporting and matching of unlisted bond transactions and call bond transactions.   The new user-friendly platform provides custody, settlement and
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Nasdaq to Deliver Blockchain e-Voting Solution to Strate

South Africa’s central securities depository (CSD) will leverage the solution to improve voting efficiencies and increase shareholder participation in South Africa
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Strate unwraps its new website

Strate is proud to announce that its new website is live, where current and prospective clients will find useful information about our services in a fresh and fluid design that
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4AX goes live with two issuers using Strate’s settlement services

Strate welcomes the news that its client – one of South Africa’s newest exchanges, 4 Africa Exchange (4AX) – announced its first two issuer listings on the Exchange – NWK Limited
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Strate partners with A2X Markets for Collateral and Settlement Services

On Friday 13 October, 2017, the first non-cash collateral exposure between A2X Markets and one of its brokers was successfully reported and settled using Strate’s Tri-Party Collateral Management Services. This
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You can now watch videos from the 2017 Strate GIBS Fintech Innovation Conference Online

To provide you with a holistic understanding of the impact emerging FinTechs will have on the future of financial services, GIBS partnered with Strate to host the Fintech Innovation Conference
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Go-Live Date for Strate’s Debt Instrument Solution Project announced

South African Central Securities Depository (CSD), Strate, has confirmed that all the milestones necessary to proceed with its Debt Instrument Solution (DIS) Project have been met. This landmark has been
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