Hold Your Position – The Automation & Optimization of Position Limit Monitoring

In this episode, CSS’s Chief Product Officer Ronan Brennan sits down with Product Manager Brian DeDonato to talk about the complexities of position limit monitoring. The position limits duo provide a detailed overview of who sets position limits globally before delving deeper into the various limit types, data requirements for position aggregation and adjustments, and how best to track spot effective periods and step down limits.


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About Our Guest Speakers:

Ronan Brennan is the Chief Product Officer at Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS). In his role, he has direct responsibility for the strategic evolution of the global suite of CSS products and regulatory content. Managing product in CSS involves ensuring the product suite is ready to support both the current and future compliance management and regulatory reporting needs of investment management and advisory firms globally. Ronan participates as a speaker in many industry events each year, in addition to publishing a company blog and development of thought leadership materials. Ronan has 26 years of experience in the technology sector, 21 of which have been spent in the investment data management and regulatory reporting space.

Brian DeDonato is a Product Manager at CSS and has been with CSS since inception. Brian is currently in a cross-functional role that supports multiple CSS products, including Investment Monitoring and Compliance Management. He has 8 years of experience working in the financial technology sector, including 5 years as the lead Product Manager for the Trade Surveillance module in Compliance Management. Prior to CSS, Brian held positions at Putnam Investments, Brown Brothers Harriman, and EnerNOC. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).