On 13 February, 2020, ARQA Technologies held its 16th annual workshop dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the company, famous as the QUIK developer.
About 350 participants from 105 companies – clients and partners of ARQA Technologies – attended the workshop.
Roman Lokhov, CEO, BCS Global Markets, represented the Investment Bank at the workshop.
Employees of ARQA Technologies traditionally made speeches in the first part of the workshop.
They spoke about company news, financial IT industry development and trends in the mobile investment applications.
The next part of the workshop was dedicated to stock exchange news and technological innovations, as well as plans of stock exchanges for the near future.
Roman Lokhov spoke in the second round table discussion, during which opportunities, problems and challenges that the Russian brokerage business and the financial market IT industry are facing were discussed.
Irina Krivosheeva (Alfa Capital), Mikhail Sukhobok (Raiffeisen Bank), Vladimir Krekoten (Otkritie Broker) and Alexey Timofeev (NAUFOR) also took part in this discussion.
A message from management of BCS Global Markets
The continuously evolving nature of the global coronavirus situation has meant we at BCS Global Markets (BCS) are taking all necessary steps to keep business disruption to an absolute minimum.
Effective from today (Wednesday 18th March) employees from all divisions of the business based in our Russia, UK, USA and Cyprus offices who can work from home without creating any even minor possible risk for business continuity of the Group will be working remotely. It is very much business as usual at BCS. Our employees are equipped with secure access to our systems and will follow their normal working hours, keeping in regular contact with their colleagues and clients.
Despite ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19, we want to also assure you that following a sustained period of positive performance, our capital and liquidity position remains very strong. The business is well-placed to meet any subsequent financial challenges and will continue to go above and beyond for our clients.