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Hedge funds continue 2017 run
23 November 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Global AUM of hedge funds rose 24 percent to $3.2 trillion in the past two years, according to data captured by IOSCO’s latest market survey.
Goldman Sachs appointed by Thrivent for agent lending
23 November 2018 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Thrivent Financial has appointed Goldman Sachs as it new lending agent
ICMA maps repo and cash bond operations
22 November 2017 | Zurich | Reporter: Zsuzsa Szabo
ICMA has launched a free-to-read mapping directory for more than 80 technology solutions for repo and cash bond operations
FCA publishes MiFID II guide
22 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Hedge fund industry reaches new highs in Q3
22 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Zsuzsa Szabo
India reviews SBL position limits
21 November 2017 | New Delhi | Reporter: Zsuzsanna Szabo
EU Commission opens consultation of SFTR TR fees
21 November 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Eurex Clearing’s partnership entices strong market interest
20 November 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Zsuzsa Szabo
Kallinda Taplin returns to Deutsche Bank
20 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
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ISLA and the CBI tackle UCITS collateral rules
17 November 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Drew Nicol
LEIs offer major cost savings, says OFR
17 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
ESMA’s final MMF report reveals parting on haircuts
17 November 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Drew Nicol
One more year for Eurex and Clearstream chief
16 November 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
NEX imbues derivatives platform with KVA analytics
16 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Eurex introduces fresh fixed income hedging tools
16 November 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Citi names new head of global ETFs
15 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Theo Andrew
OneClearstream now live and trading
15 November 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Credit Suisse bolsters US equities team
15 November 2017 | New York | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
AI can lead us to harmony, says Clearstream
14 November 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Pirum Systems bolsters securities finance team
14 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
BME Clearing to offer clients direct access to repo
14 November 2017 | Madrid | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
MTS and UnaVista to collaborate for SFTR
13 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
SIX announces new CEO and securities services revamp
13 November 2017 | Zurich | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Citi’s Karczewski moves on to HSBC
13 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Collateral managers must regroup to tackle incoming regulation
10 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Changes at eSecLending with reduction to workforce
10 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
ISLA board outlines global focus post Brexit
09 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Elixium secures FINRA approval
09 November 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
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Features
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The next implementation phase of the BCBS-IOSCO margin rules is on the horizon, and the buy side could use it as a springboard for long-term gain
Between the LGPS pooling project, Brexit and changes in technology, fund managers in the UK, and their service providers, have a lot to think about
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Broadridge has finished its latest blockchain pilot, focused on bilateral repo. Horacio Barakat discusses the progress made, and where the firm will go next
Forthcoming collateral rules will require the buy-side to find trillions of dollars in additional margin, and securities financing is at the heart of many of the solutions being explored, writes BNY Mellon’s Peter Madigan
Euroclear’s Olivier Grimonpont reviews how new margin rules are forcing collateral managers to adapt, and how collaborative solutions are the answer
The securities lending industry has some much needed respite from new regulations, and the mood at this year’s RMA Conference was upbeat
Collateral managers must embrace innovation and strive for greater efficiency in processing. Jenna Lomax reports from Amsterdam
Anand Krishnan of Natixis Americas explains how regulatory pressures are changing the rules of the game and buy-side entities are changing with it
Interviews
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Country profiles
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Francisco Thiermann of IBM says the imminent launch of Chile’s securities lending blockchain solution will provide a shot in the arm for the market
Zubair Nizami, head of Asian securities lending trading at Brown Brothers Harriman talks to Drew Nicol about the state of the industry in the region
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Being an exciting emerging market is all well and good, but how long can that status really apply before interest wanes? India is doing its best not to find out
Hugh Leonard, director of repo sales at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, explains how the Australian market has excelled in recent years
Securities lending is in a strong place in Australia. Dane Fannin, head of capital markets in the Asia Pacific at Northern Trust, explains the available opportunities
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
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
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Upcoming events
The latest Securities Lending industry events
February 2018
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IMN's 24th Annual Beneficial Owners' International Securities Finance & Collateral Management Conference will take place February 1-2, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
May 2018
9-10
Finadium’s Investors in Securities Lending (FISL) conferences are leading securities lending events for asset owners and asset managers in New York (April 11-12) and London (May 9-10), 2018.
February 2018
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Over the last two decades, Clearstream has established one of the major international events for the secured funding and securities financing industry.
April 2018
11-12
Finadium’s Investors in Securities Lending (FISL) conferences are leading securities lending events for asset owners and asset managers in New York (April 11-12) and London (May 9-10), 2018.