IBOR Transition - Quo Vadis, Reference Rates?

May 29, 2019

Reference rates play a crucial role for valuation and settlement of millions of financial contracts around the globe. Get a current overview of the efforts to reform IBOR and how it could affect your business.

Active energy traders! Catch the next wave of automated gas and power trading and develop business models for the future.

May 21, 2019

In today’s energy markets, trading volumes are increasing rapidly, due to automated trading bots and more active players.

Over 60% of all trades conducted in EPEX intraday continuous trading are placed and executed by automated routines, using the EPEX SPOT interface. Other markets, such as Nord Pool and South Pool follow this development and show an increasing number of automated orders being placed.

Marc Recht Joins FORRS as CTO

February 27, 2019


Marc Recht

FORRS is proud to announce the hiring of Marc Recht to the position of Chief Technical Officer (CTO). With his deep industry and technical expertise, he further strengthens FORRS’ advisory capabilities in strategic technology fields.

“We’re happy to have Marc on board as our CTO to build our technology practice,” says Markus Riess, Managing Director at FORRS. “He brings a deep understanding of technology and the business cases behind it, to help our clients gain the right solutions for their unique needs and requirements.”

Leveraging over 20 years of professional technology experience, Marc brings significant skills and knowledge to contribute to the continuous growth of FORRS. He will actively work with FORRS clients and consultants, delivering value on critical projects and digitization initiatives.

FRTB 2019: Most important amendments at a glance

January 17, 2019

The probably final rules have been published. For those who don't want to read through all the material, find the most important amendments to the 2016 version here: