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Survey: Firms Unprepared to Comply with Uncleared Margin Rules Despite Deadline Extension

Survey reveals that 81% of firms lag in preparations to comply State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today released survey results that measured the perceptions, plans and...

FSB extends implementation timelines for securities financing transactions

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has confirmed extensions to the implementation timelines for minimum haircut standards for non-centrally cleared securities financing transactions (SFTs), to ease operational...

ECB Surveys Securities Financing Terms

Most widespread tightening of credit terms over three-month review period since SESFOD launched in 2013Less-favourable price terms for non-financial corporations and less-favourable non-price terms...

Regulators determined to keep SOFR transition on track

The disruption to capital markets caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has not shifted the overall timeline of regulators and industry bodies for the replacement...

Short Selling is an Essential Tool for Responsible Investment

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and international law firm Simmons & Simmons have worked with some of the world’s leading alternative investment managers...

TASE to Launch Blockchain-Based Securities Lending Platform

Platform is the First of Its Kind and Will Enable Capital Market Players Direct Lending Among All the Major Financial Instruments The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange...

ISLA, ISDA Agree to Collaborate on Digital Initiatives

The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) have agreed to collaborate on two key initiatives to deliver...

Pension Plans Unite for Securities Lending and Repo Trading

Four leading pension plans, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), and State...

SFTR Reporting Regime Sees Successful First Day

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, said it had received reports from trade repositories (TRs) indicating that the...

SIX Launches Fully Delegated SFTR Reporting for Swiss Repo Market

Complex reporting obligations resulting from the Securities Finance Transaction Regulation (SFTR) can be fully delegated to the Swiss Stock Exchange. The Collateral Cockpit™, launched...

TriOptima Extends Collaboration with DTCC on Reconciliation of SecFinance Transactions

Infrastructure service firm TriOptima said yesterday that it had extended data connectivity between The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Global Trade Repository (GTR)...

Federal Agencies Finalize Amendments to Swap Margin Rule

Five federal agencies have finalized changes to their swap margin rule to facilitate the implementation of prudent risk management strategies at banks and other...
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