ShadowSuite users can set up swap templates defining the characteristics for the swaps their firm transacts in. ShadowSuite electronically consumes swap executions, regardless of currency or volume. ShadowSuite supports interest rate, total return and credit default swaps along with CFDs and Forward Rate Agreements.
ShadowSuite performs real-time trade reconciliations with contra-parties where electronic confirmations are available and at surrogates like prime brokers automatically based on user defined comparison thresholds. ShadowSuite will also confirm or affirm transactions via Omgeo. ShadowSuite’s real-time exceptions based trade reconciliation functionality allows exceptions to be addressed on T. Users do not have to wait for the overnight batch-cycle to run.
Corporate Actions and Dividends:
ShadowSuite processes corporate actions for the underlying assets within the swap.
ShadowSuite performs real-time management of the receipt and delivery and fail of receipt and delivery of swaps at the contra-parties using ShadowSuite’s AutoCage.
ShadowSuite performs real-time management of currency balances by banking location with excess/deficit projections. ShadowSuite functionality includes a comprehensive wire system with user defined rules based approval process able to instruct both Fed and SWIFT wires.
Firm and Client Management:
ShadowSuite has the full firm and client experience. Its comprehensive account master contains all firm and client static data, standard settlement instructions data, cost basis and 1099 information. ShadowSuite produces confirms and consolidated statements with all positions and financing, regardless of asset class or currency along with margin and seg information. ShadowSuite also has all the regulatory data for reporting and all the interfaces to Omgeo’s suite of products-OASYS, CTM, TradeSuite and ALERT.
ShadowSuite has at its core a multi-currency general ledger that will provide a separate general ledger for each currency where there is activity along with a consolidated general ledger in the reporting currency of the firm or its client. These general ledgers are updated in real-time message-to-message.
Audit and Control:
Because ShadowSuite is a real-time system, it can update your firm’s risk, compliance and credit groups throughout the current day and not just once at the beginning of day. ShadowSuite also maintains a full audit trail of all activity to address any needs of your audit department or regulatory body.