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EU watchdogs lay down the law on VM deadline
24 February 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The EU supervisory authorities have chastised the union’s financial services industry for failing to meet the already delayed deadline for exchanging variation margin
DB: No light at end of the tunnel for EU repo
23 February 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Hard pressed European repo desks should not hold out hope of respite from the European Central Bank’s bond purchase programme in March just because inflation rates are on the rise, according to Deutsche Bank analyst Jochen Möbert
Lombard completes last piece of Colline services puzzle
23 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Lombard Risk has bolted on a new exchange-traded derivatives module to its flagship Colline platform
OFR: Margin requirements must rise to avoid amplifying market shocks
22 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Clearstream’s securities financing volumes dip
21 February 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Euronext taps Silva for Lisbon CEO
21 February 2017 | Lisbon | Reporter: Drew Nicol
ETF lending on the rise, says M'Rabti
20 February 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EXCLUSIVE: Zirpolo leaves Cantor Fitzgerald
20 February 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Hedge funds come out swinging in 2017
17 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
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ESMA wades into DLT debate
17 February 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
India offers fee savings boost to lending
16 February 2017 | New Delhi | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Euronext initiates new post-trade platform launch
15 February 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Hazeltree hires strategic lead
15 February 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
CFTC offers respite from 1 March margin rules deadline
15 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EU repo caught in ‘perfect storm’
14 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Dag Rudiløkken returns to DNB Bank
14 February 2017 | Oslo | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The war for Wall Street heats up with Tarullo resignation
13 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Japanese firms attracting high short interest
13 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Taiwan overhauls lending rulebook
13 February 2017 | Taipei | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Deutsche Bank raises Kini to transaction head in China
13 February 2017 | Singapore | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Blockchain capital markets prototype launched
13 February 2017 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
ISITC creates working group for collateral
10 February 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
South Korea confirms fresh short selling rule deadline
10 February 2017 | Seoul | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EXCLUSIVE: eSecLending taps Moroney for equity head
10 February 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend to wind down flagship AutoBorrow
09 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
DTCC’s STP suite sees record-breaking 2016
08 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
WFE calls for CCP control over recovery plans
08 February 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Softek enables Triad on credit and risk management
08 February 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
CloudMargin get new CTO
07 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
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A panel of industry experts discuss markets in Asia, with the potential of China, the Stock Connect and India’s accessibility problems in the spotlight
The IMN’s Beneficial Owners’ International Securities Finance & Collateral Management Conference in Florida saw many lenders shut down agents’ calls for the terms of their strategies to be revised. Drew Nicol reports
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The market effects of monetary policy and regulation were outlined at the Deutsche Börse Global Funding and Financing Summit in Luxembourg
In the second of a two-part special, the new ‘new normal’ advanced by attorneys Michael Huertas and Kai Andreas Schaffelhuber of Allen & Overy is discussed in the context of the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation
State Street’s Sean Greaves examines liquidity in a post-crisis environment and explains why regulators must be cognisant of the law of unintended consequences when devising new frameworks
Experts debate the likely effect of monetary policy on repo markets
Pirum’s Philip Morgan looks at the biggest events of 2016 and how they will affect securities finance in 2017
Richard Colvill of Consolo offers a four-letter breakdown of all the fast-approaching regulatory deadlines that are due this year
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Federico Ortega Gilly of Mexico’s Nacional Financiera explains why his country’s securities lending market is ripe for foreign investment
Russia’s National Settlement Depository has had a busy year making its securities finance market more robust and attractive to outside investors. The CSD’s Alina Akchurina explains the innovations being implemented
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South Africa’s securities lending industry is on the verge of embracing a modern T+3 settlement cycle that could boost the country’s market
Experts on Canada’s securities lending industry discuss the market’s qualities compared to others, finding it to be a strong source of HQLAs
A difficult end to 2015 has not deterred securities borrowers and lenders in Asia, where certain markets enjoyed significant growth and offered new opportunities
France’s institutional investors establishing discretionary securities lending programmes are benefitting from increased levels of control and flexibility
Brazil is Latin America’s biggest market, but some agent lenders are still seeing its central counterparty model as a barrier to further growth
As Greek and EU ministers continue to debate the country’s third bailout, financial market participants are reacting to the uncertainty, including short sellers
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