Capital Markets Advisors

Turning Change Into Opportunity

  • The transition from LIBOR to the Fed-published Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) or possible alternatives is motivated in large part by the mandated cessation of LIBOR publication.  The transition has engendered major operational initiatives across a wide spectrum of affected banks and other financial institutions. LIBOR has been so thoroughly embedded that legally imposed limits… Read More »

  • Building on the success of our first FRTB roundtable discussion held on December 9, 2020, we are offering a very select group of bank dealers the opportunity to explore in greater detail the impact of FRTB on their operations, finance, technology, and overall business model. The pressure to complete external and internal readiness assessment is… Read More »

  • FRTB will be far more challenging than traditional risk capital regulations due to the lack of regulatory clarity over the boundaries between banking and trading book, the need for consistency across risk data sources, data modellability to prepare for complex risk calculations, and new governance to address changes in data structures and technology infrastructure. In… Read More »

  • CMA’s Steven Goune was featured in the Fin Ops Report’s November 16th article on the challenges of customer account data management issues. The article also highlights CMA’s unique and efficient Data Services Utility tool to help firms become CAT-CAIS compliant in weeks, rather than rather than months or longer! Check out the full article here:… Read More »

  • The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) will have an impact on most banks’ operating and trading models, and 2021 is a critical year to make plans to deal with the complex set of requirements it introduces. Our panel of experts will share their insights on how you can address the impact and challenges… Read More »

  • Become CAT/CAIS compliant in weeks rather than months or longer. As the CAT focus intensifies on CAIS, intra & inter-firm linkages and more, CMA is a leader in the financial industry, including planning CAT Industry RoundTables, featuring legal, financial and regulatory experts from a variety of firms, and focusing on new challenges facing financial firms and… Read More »

CMA is a results-oriented professional boutique-consulting firm with a specialized focus in capital markets. Our resources are highly experienced, averaging over 10 years of experience in financial services working at the major financial institutions. CMA resources bring a broad set of tools and market knowledge to firms and situations that need to be addressed with confidence in execution as well as expeditious delivery.



Values and Mission


Clients First – At CMA, Clients First means delivering results, keeping our clients’ best interests to heart, and delivering on our promises. We strive to develop long-term partnerships with our clients and as such provide a high-impact, collaborative approach. CMA brings the best of our team to every engagement to ensure our clients’ visions are achieved.


Proven Industry Experience – Our team is comprised of senior-level financial services professionals and process experts. Our objective is to address each client’s challenges, provide comprehensive advisory services and strive to deliver results. All of our professionals have significant experience in strategy, transactions, implementation, business, technology and operations.


Collaborative Work Approach – CMA works collaboratively with our clients, our clients’ vendors, and our clients’ partners. We work in close coordination at all levels of the organization and strive to ensure that our expertise and knowledge are transferred for ongoing use.



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