Execution consulting can mean different things to different people but at its core, execution consulting means helping clients continuously improve their trading to drive better performance.
Part trading support, to optimize data, technology and analytics, part strategic consultation, to improve workflow and stay on top of electronic trading best practices and, market structure and regulatory changes, execution consulting is becoming increasingly important in the fragmented, ever-changing and fast-paced capital markets e-trading ecosystem.
TabbFORUM's latest Spotlight Series features execution consulting and through the spotlight, we hope to bring fresh understanding to this important market function.
There's a lot of ground to cover - brokers need to learn about new ways to remain relevant and add value, buy-side firms needs to know what their brokers and other market participants are developing and technology vendors want to stay abreast of what new technologies are being brought to bear in this area. Oh, and don't forget the regulators and their new push for transparency, surveillance and risk control.