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Euroclear Collateral Directions

Euroclear Collateral Directions

News and views on macro topics and challenges that impact us all


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Challenges and opportunities facing corporate treasurers in the repo market

Challenges and opportunities facing corporate treasurers in the repo market

Is the repo market making sufficient changes from its traditional interbank-led processes and practices to encourage greater participation from non-bank entities ?
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The Collateral Management Conundrum

How the industry could work towards achieving compliance without losing sight of the strategic opportunity to optimise collateral mobility and processing.

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Changes to OTC derivatives margining and what it means for the buy-side

Changes to OTC derivatives margining and what it means for the buy-side

Upcoming regulation is challenging market participants to explore new ways of working. For the buy-side the challenge is even more acute.

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The evolution of collateral management within Asia

Asia continues to manage the range of reforms impacting existing collateral and collateral management legislation. Are we almost finished?

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Corporate Treasurers and tri-party repo - the big picture

Corporate Treasurers and triparty repo - The big picture

Basel III has put pressure on traditional market sources of liquidity, presenting astute corporate treasurers with an unexpected, and sometimes lucrative, opportunity.

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The urgent need to integrate change

The urgent need to integrate change

Many of the necessary tools, processes and capabilities for the new OTC derivatives regulatory framework can be borrowed from the repo and securities lending markets.

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New rules need new tools

New rules need new tools

Repo faces a period of sometimes painful changes, before reaching maturity and stability through a standardised, scalable and transparent framework.

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The origins of enterprise - wide collateral management

The origins of enterprise-wide collateral management

Cash may still be king, but securities collateral is clearly the way forward. What are the challenges for firms as they look to adapt to the new landscape?

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The quest for holistic collateral management

Equity financing’s critical role in a new world

As firms seek to reduce cost, the key issue of how well banks and brokers integrate equity finance will play pivotal role on future competitiveness.

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Repo strengthens 3i's investment strategy
Concerns over AAA MMFs' ability to provide full AAA-rated risk levels prompted 3i to look around for alternative ways to invest - and find better yields.

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Repo cash management - How it works for Microsoft
Generally, repo is a newcomer to the treasury toolbox but it is gaining traction. Discover how Microsoft gained comfort with its flexibility, high level of security and the possibility to pick up some additional yield.

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IHG venture into the world of triparty repo

With unsecured loans carrying increased risk and banks increasingly turn down deposits, which have become expensive under BASEL III, IHG decided to look for alternatives.

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IHG switch from MMFs to triparty
IHG switch from MMFs to triparty
IHG switch from MMFs to triparty
Adapt to survive

Adapt to survive
Can overcoming the challenges of regulatory reform open the door to new opportunities?

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Centrally cleared repos for non-financial institutions-fact or fiction?

Centrally cleared repos for non-financial institutions – fact or fiction?
New participants are boosting market liquidity, but what impact are they having on systemic risk?

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Directions Meeting market liquidity needs

Meeting market liquidity needs
Liquidity from non-traditional sources is crucial for the repo markets. Those structurally long in cash may have the assets but have they the appetite and capacity?

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Directions - Treasurers proceed with caution

Treasurers proceed with caution
Liquidity and counterparty risk among the top priorities for corporate treasurers considering greater participation in the repo markets.

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Directions - The Basel effect

The Basel effect on the repo market
Although muffled by abnormal liquidity levels and low-interest rates, Basel III is already being felt in the repo market. Is a painful period of adjustment upon us?

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Directions - Regulatory perspectives on CSDs' emerging risks

Regulatory perspectives on CSDs' emerging risks
Can CSDs capitalise on new business opportunities by stepping up the value chainand offering services such as collateral management?

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Directions - the open road - gearing up for increased collateralisation

The open road
Olivier Grimonpont, Euroclear's Global Head of Collateral Management, on recent Collateral Highway and related service enhancements.

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ICSDs viewed as key to collateral mobility
Broker-dealers' and banks' urgent need to make far better use of high-quality liquid assets calls for external infrastrucutre innovation.

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T2S - Making waves in liquidity management

Taking collateral management to a new level
The increased capital levels required for banks have turned collateral management from an obscure art into a very precise and time-sensitive science.

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Time to rise to the collateral challenge
The Cassandras of the financial markets have been warning of a collateral shortage for so long that many on the buy-side have turned a deaf ear to their dire predictions. But meaningful change is underway.

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A new diverse era for the repo markets
Multinational corporates and buy-side financial institutions face very different challenges to their funding models. But the needs of both could be addressed by, simpler, more efficient access to the repo markets.

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Repo cash management - how it works
Corporate treasurers are discovering the benefits of using repos for cash management. Repos are gaining in popularity because of their flexibility, high level of security and the possibility of picking up some additional yield.

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Collateral Management Dynamics in Europe: Searching for Central Intelligence - a timely analysis of the sector

The first Aite Group report on the current challenges and opportunities facing treasurers and collateral managers in firms active across Europe’s capital markets - available now!

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Focus on liquidity management  plus the latest developments of our award-winning Collateral Highway

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