Insight

Accelerated settlement - Part one

Shortening the settlement cycle for U.S. markets to T+1

Pramod Achanta

Pramod Achanta

Principal, Advisory, Financial Services Solutions, KPMG US

+1 212-954-1396

Neam Ahmed

Neam Ahmed

Advisory Managing Director, Financial Services Solutions, KPMG LLP

+1 203-524-6992

Turgay Mehmet

Turgay Mehmet

Director Advisory, Financial Services Solutions, KPMG US

+1 212-909-5457

Momentum is gaining behind the push for a shorter settlement cycle for U.S. equities. High market volumes and increased volatility have reignited the conversation to further shorten the settlement cycle from T+2 to T+1.

The broad benefits are clear: enhanced market resilience, reduced liquidity risks, lower margin requirements, and reduced costs for investors, among many others.

In our latest brief, you’ll learn:

  • Lessons from T+2 adoptions
  • Specific impacts of an accelerated settlement cycle by market group
  • How to prepare for the T+1 conversion process.