Securities Trading: Front-, Middle- and Back Office

Posted: 17 Jun 2010

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Francois Brochet

Boston University - Department of Accounting

Rakeen Sayeeda Mabud

Harvard University - Department of Government

Date Written: April 8, 2010

Abstract

This note explains the basic structure of the trading floor in a typical financial institution and how the front, middle and back offices interact to ensure a functioning trading system.

Suggested Citation

Brochet, Francois and Mabud, Rakeen Sayeeda, Securities Trading: Front-, Middle- and Back Office (April 8, 2010). HBS Case No. 110-070, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1625914

Francois Brochet (Contact Author)

Boston University - Department of Accounting ( email )

595 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Rakeen Sayeeda Mabud

Harvard University - Department of Government ( email )

1737 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

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