ASLA

Level 37
88 Phillip Street
Sydney
NSW 2000
Australia

Contact
Peter Martin


Telephone
0061 2 8249 1186


Email
pjmartin@statestreet.com


Website
www.asla.com.au
The Australian Securities Lending Association was formed in 1991 to give securities lending industry participants a unified representation in regulatory and other issues relevant to its members. In addition to ASLA's role of assisting regulatory development, the Association also promotes standardisation through the industry in terms of documentation and market practice. ASLA currently represents 33 organisations across the spectrum of investment banks, custodian and commercial banks, brokers, legal firms and information technology providers. Further information can be found at www.asla.com.au
ASLA Features archive
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Asia under the microscope
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The industry turned its focus to South Korea as participants came together in Seoul for the PASLA/RMA Conference on Asian Securities Lending
A spot of confidence
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An abundance of optimism for the future of Asian securities lending markets was exuded at the annual PASLA/RMA Conference in Singapore
Ask the audience
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Despite being a region still in its securities lending infancy, Asia already has the dedicated PASLA/RMA conference to test the mood of its markets
A close second
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CASLA’s 4th annual conference highlighted the strengths of the world’s second most important securities lending market—and participants’ ongoing efforts to keep building for the future
Straight to the basis point
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CASLA’s 3rd Annual Conference on Securities Lending saw the appointment of the association’s new president, and some lively panel debates
ASLA Interview archive
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Paul Solway and Glenn Horner
PASLA conference co-chairs
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PASLA conference co-chairs Paul Solway and Glenn Horner discuss the trends most affecting Asia and how they are reflected in this year’s agenda
Donato D’Eramo
CASLA
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CASLA chair Donato D’Eramo discusses what delegates can expect to hear at the upcoming conference in Toronto and why it’s important for the industry
Rob Ferguson & James Treseler
CASLA & Societe Generale CIB
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CASLA president Rob Ferguson and Societe Generale managing director James Treseler on why the Canadian market continues to go from strength to strength
Peter Martin
ASLA
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The Australian securities lending market has endured a turbulent time over the past couple of years. Peter Martin, head of the Australian Securities Lending Association, tells Securities Lending Times that things are looking up.
Robert Chiuch
CASLA
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CASLA President Robert Chiuch speaks to Securities Lending Times about the association's role, Canada's strengths and the uncertainty over forthcoming regulation.
ASLA News archive
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Future of Basel IV in jeopardy from Trump
07 March 2017 | Seoul | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The future of Basel IV has been thrown into question in the wake of a new wave of anti-regulation sentiment emanating from the US, PASLA/RMA conference delegates heard earlier today
CASLA: Automation easing sec lending workload
04 June 2016 | Toronto | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Automation of securities lending transactions has proved so successful for general collateral lending that it is increasingly being utilised for higher value “warm trades”, according to a panellist at CASLA’s Conference on Securities Lending la
CASLA: CCPs feel northern chill
03 June 2016 | Toronto | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The limited size of Canada’s securities lending industry means that only unilateral action by all participants could spearhead the creation of a Canadian CCP, according to panellists at CASLA's Conference on Canadian Securities Lending...
PASLA: Pushback on regulation begins
01 March 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Confidence in the Basel Committee’s recommended regulatory framework is being tested by several member states and senior financial figures, according to one PASLA/RMA conference panel...
PASLA/RMA: just a matter of time
05 March 2015 | Shanghai | Reporter: Stephen Durham
The securities lending industry is optimistic about doing business in the Asia Pacific, with 65 percent of the audience surveyed at the PASLA/RMA conference expecting to generate greater year-on-year revenue in the region...
PASLA/RMA: Stock Connect is a work in progress
04 March 2015 | Shanghai | Reporter: Stephen Durham
A lack of activity in southbound trading on the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect is due to the absence of genuine demand, according to 64 percent of attendees at the PASLA/RMA Conference on Asian Securities Lending...
PASLA/RMA: foreign investors could flourish
04 March 2015 | Shanghai | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Qualified foreign institutional investors and their renminbi counterparts could still enter China's margin financing and securities borrowing and lending markets, according to a panel at the PASLA/RMA Conference on Asian Securities Lending...
PASLA/RMA: the verdict on the pipeline
03 March 2015 | Shanghai | Reporter: Stephen Durham
The PASLA/RMA Conference on Asian Securities Lending kicked off with a panel discussion on some of the emerging securities borrowing and lending markets in the region, with South Korea, Indonesia and Taiwan under the spotlight...
Zywot and Udall take over at CASLA
08 May 2014 | Toronto | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
BNY Mellon’s Phil Zywot and Scotiabank’s Stewart Udall have joined the Canadian Securities Lending Association (CASLA) as representatives...
PASLA/RMA securities lending conference: (More) regulatory woes
08 March 2013 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Regulations came under the microscope again at the PASLA/RMA securities lending conference, but this time it was the turn of Basel III, liquidity coverage ratios and the financial transaction tax...
PASLA/RMA securities lending conference: regulatory woes
07 March 2013 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Regulation was the major issue on the second day of the PASLA/RMA securities lending conference, with Dodd-Frank and shadow banking in China coming under the microscope...
PASLA/RMA securities lending conference: covering the bases
06 March 2013 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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The PASLA/RMA securities lending conference tackled beginners, things to consider before entering Asia and the tricky business of CCPs...
Australian market bounces back
13 September 2010 | Sydney | Reporter: Ben Wilkie
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The Australian securities lending market has now recovered to pre-global financial crisis levels, said Peter Martin, chairman of the Australian Securities Lending Association (ASLA)...