CLSA Securities Japan has been using I-STAR, a back-offi ce system for wholesale securities brokers, since June 17, 2013.
I-STAR comprises a suite of solutions that comprehensively support wholesale securities operations. Its functions include trade execution management, settlement management, securities position management, cash balance management, customer accounts, accounting and external reporting. Securities brokers in Japan are required to fi le statutory reports in compliance with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act and to report data to public entities such as stock exchanges and the Japan Securities Dealers Association. I-STAR includes these reporting functions as standard features. I-STAR accommodates a full range of assets, including listed products (e.g., cash equities, futures, options), foreign securities, bonds, and securities lending transactions.