Upcoming events
The latest Securities Lending industry events
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.
April 2018
23-25
The 18th annual European Pensions & Investments Summit is the ultimate meeting point
April 2018
26
The Securities Finance Technology Symposium will assess the future shape of the industry's new market infrastructure
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.
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Hedge funds continue to attract inflows, says J.P. Morgan survey
23 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Brian Bollen
Hedge funds continue to attract inflows, according to a J.P. Morgan 2018 Institutional Investor Survey
SEC votes to extend compliance date for liquidity classification
23 February 2018 | Washington DC | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The deadline, which will be extended by six months, will provide funds additional time to complete implementation of the final rule's classification requirement
ISDA releases best practice for margin call issuance and response
23 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The ISDA CIC examined the minimum set of fields which is required to communicate the issuance of a margin call, as well as the expected response of a margin call
ESMA gives SSR technical advice
23 February 2018 | Brussels | Reporter: Brian Bollen
Verena Ross, executive director at the ESMA, addressed the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament to discuss elements of the short selling regulation
Saxo Bank sees positive growth in 2017
23 February 2018 | Copenhagen | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Saxo Bank’s reported 33 percent increase in net profit follows the sale of its subsidiary Saxo Privatbank earlier this month
ROBO appoints BNY Mellon as custodian and sec lending agent
22 February 2018 | New York | Reporter: Brian Bollen
ROBO Global, creator of the world’s first ETF to track the global RAAI sector, has selected BNY Mellon to provide the firm with custody and transfer agency services
FCA launches call for input on use of technology for regulation
22 February 2018 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The Financial Conduct Authority is seeking views on how technology can make it easier for firms to meet their regulatory reporting requirements and improve the quality of the information they provide
Features
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As regulatory demands for data sharing begin to mount, the securities lending industry is sleepwalking into a nightmare of cyber exposures—as one agent lender has already discovered
As the introduction of regulation continues to affect how each firm manages their capital, financing and liquidity decisions, the need for control remains paramount. Stephen Michael and O’Delle Burke of J.P. Morgan explain
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Coming off the back of a record year in 2015 in terms of revenues, the last two years have been more restrained in the Hong Kong securities lending market. Madalin Prout of FIS Global explains more
Although MiFID II has had no immediate effects on the securities lending market, industry participants suggest that the real looming effect of MiFID II will come in the form of SFTR
A view of the forthcoming regulation by Dean Bruyns of Broadridge
Collateral trends, risk management and central counterparties were debated at the 24th Annual Beneficial Owners’ International Securities Finance & Collateral Management conference
MiFID II is behind us, but SFTR and CSDR lie ahead. The message from the Deutsche Boerse Global Funding and Financing Summit is that not the time to take your eye off the ball
Tonia Noschese offers an insight into automation in the lending industry and ISLA’s current rules surrounding billing, payments and exposure
Country profiles
The latest country profiles from Securities Lending Times
After a decade-long isolation under the interventionist Fernandez’s administration, Argentina’s securities lending activity almost here at last
Luxembourg is a household name in securities lending due to hosting a substantial portion of asset-rich UCITS funds. Jenna Lomax assesses how Luxembourg’s recent market developments could be a major windfall
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The German securities lending market is weeks away from the introduction of a new tax on dividend income that may drive participants out the market
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
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
Interviews
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