Seamless Integration

Gain competitive advantage with the IBM Securities Industry Services (SIS) service offering through the seamless integration of our comprehensive securities solutions portfolio, proven infrastructure, and the expertise of our people.

Committed to your Success.

Like other businesses worldwide, the Canadian securities industry is concerned about the high cost of acquiring and maintaining technology. SIS delivers a cost-effective, low-risk environment that helps our clients balance their business and technology needs with proven innovative solutions.

Our web-enabled desktop applications are designed to enhance user productivity and can be supplemented with comprehensive correspondent and line-of-business support.

  • SIS provides comprehensive brokerage services encompassing:
  • Extensive, real-time client account management capabilities from on-boarding to year-end processing, including an industry-leading registered plan account management service.
  • Real-time processing for equity, options, mutual funds, and fixed income products – from order initiation through to clearing, settlement and accounting.
  • Full, multi-currency capability allowing brokers extensive participation in international markets.
  • A comprehensive, year-end tax service customized to your needs, supporting CRA, RQ and non-resident IRS tax processing.
  • A functionally rich, correspondent brokerage capability allowing carrying brokers to offer customized services to their clients.

Local Expertise, Global Support.

You can depend on proven IBM hardware to provide the performance, reliability and continuous availability that is so critical to your success. Here’s why:

  • Our solutions are supported by a proven, industrial-strength processing environment.
  • All client data, including back-up and disaster recovery, are located in Canada.
  • SIS also manages all aspects of security, including the physical security of the data center and of the data itself.
  • Working with you, we can provide any level of scalability and on-demand capacity your business requires.

The expertise of our people is a key differentiator. We are a full-service bureau staffed by teams dedicated to your success. SIS team is comprised of IT and industry experts who can design the right combination of solutions and services for your business. With offices in Toronto and Montreal for local, bilingual support, we also offer access to the global business and technology resources of the entire IBM organization – reducing your overall risk and costs.

Local Expertise, Global Support
A Leader in Innovation

A Leader in Innovation.

SIS provides robust and reliable solutions for a diverse mix of Canadian clients, and we are continuously improving our service model to suit your changing needs.

The standardization of processes, methodologies and assets in our comprehensive portfolio ensures service excellence and maximum value for you and your clients. Best of all, we offer a competitive pricing model that provides both cost certainty and a declining unit cost as you grow your business.

Our goal is to be the official brokerage service provider for Canadian brokerage firms. We achieve this by providing a strong, reliable operational system for clearing and settlement, as well as integration with key North American and global industry entities, exchanges, depositories, and regulatory bodies. We also work with other leading vendors in the industry so you can contract for multiple services with SIS as the single vendor.

 

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Partnerships

Brokers Revel in New Front to Back Office Service

Partnering with Croesus Finansoft

Industry and Regulatory Associations

Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)

Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC)

CDS Clearing and Depository Services

TMX Group

Industry insights

The optimization of everything: OTC derivatives, counterparty credit risk and funding

Linking transaction-level risk to high-level strategy

Riding the wave of market reform

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