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The growing pains of securities financing within Asia

The growing pains of securities financing within Asia

Industry experts discuss both the lack of diversity and the fragmented state of the Asian securities financing markets.

> Are things starting to improve?


Are Asia's corporates ready to repo

Are Asia’s corporates ready to repo?

Repos offer greater security and peace of mind, but does this concept concern Asian Treasurers as much as their European and U.S. counterparts?

> Is the humble repo beginning to catch on?


Silver lining in Asian securities lending markets

Silver lining in Asian securities lending markets

Experts discuss the impact of the financial crisis on the global securities lending markets and share their visions for the future of this industry within Asia.

> What are the hidden opportunities?


OTC derivatives margining regulation

OTC derivatives margining regulation – wave 1

Wave 1 of the OTC derivatives margin regulation has highlighted a number of areas where processes can be improved.

What are the key takeaways that upcoming waves can learn from?


Moving with the times

Moving with the times

Olivier Grimonpont Global Head of Collateral Management at Euroclear believes that new approaches to collateral management are needed to help the buy-side and their service providers implement margining rules.

> Discover our new approaches to collateral management


HQLA investment funds - An untapped collateral asset class?

HQLA investment funds: an untapped collateral asset class?

An industry-first triparty repo transaction using HQLA funds was carried out on Elixium’s new electronic platform. Is this a sign of things to come?

> Can HQLA funds be used to boost market liquidity?


The roadmap of change for collateral management

The roadmap of change for collateral management

The revolution caused by new regulation is happening at the same time as the rapid evolution of the financial technology underpinning the sector. 

> But is it enough? How important is the need for a willingness to change?


ETFs in securities finance - Exploiting the opportunity

ETFs in securities finance - Exploiting the opportunity

A recent panel comprising Citi, Flow Traders, iShares, State Street and consultancy - CORE Collateral discussed how frictional costs and fragmentation in Europe's ETF market are coming down while availability and loan balances are going up.

> Industry experts discuss the role of ETFs in securities lending and collateral management


Catching the next wave of OTC derivative margining

Catching the next wave of OTC derivative margining

The initial launch of the new regime for margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives passed on 1 September 2016. What lessons have market participants learnt so far? And what issues have arisen?

> How to prepare for upcoming VM & IM regulation


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 future of securities financing - Collateral Conference 2016 panel

Collateral Conference 2016 
The future of securities financing

Securities financing has been through a massive regulatory transformation over the last few years. Have we reached the new normality? What is the new normality? Where is the market heading towards?

> Hear the views of the 2016 Collateral Conference panellists


Collateral and liquidity management in the new T2S environment - Collateral Conference 2016 panel

Collateral Conference 2016
Collateral and liquidity management in the new T2S environment

T2S is fundamentally changing the settlement landscape in Europe. It is creating a harmonised settlement infrastructure operating in Central Bank Money. What are the implication of such fundamental changes on liquidity management for dealers and banks?

> Explore the challenges and the opportunities of such significant infrastructural change


Challenges and opportunities facing corporate treasurers - Collateral Conference 2016 panel

Collateral Conference 2016
Challenges and opportunities facing corporate treasurers

What is important to corporate treasurers and how do they chose their investment vehicles and - partners? How do they see the corporate treasury future, e.g. in terms of regulation, new investment opportunities and tools?

> Hear the view of corporate treasurers on the underlying motivation and objectives when investing their cash


How will triparty look in 5 years? - Collateral Conference 2016 panel

Collateral Conference 2016
How will triparty look in 5 years?

Triparty has expanded to new areas like cleared repo & securities lending and margining of derivatives. And many new participants have joined since its inception - enabling increased interaction between more players on more products.

> Discover long-established and new players' vision for the future of triparty


Securities finance goes 'on exchange' - Collateral Conference 2016 panel

Collateral Conference 2016
Securities finance goes 'on exchange'

Securities financing has, so far, mainly been an OTC market. Today, according to the ICMA repo survey, 30% of the repo market is traded using ATS. Is this share likely to increase in the future?

> Hear what this panel of experts had to say about the future of trading venues


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Innovation in collateral management

Will the perfect storm of regulatory change and disruptive technology create a revolution in the way we manage collateral?

> See how innovation may impact collateral management


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Rethinking Equity Finance

New regulations, new trade structures, the addition & removal of intermediaries, the breakdown of silos, and the coming & going of trading strategies.

> See how the evolving landscape is driving changes in the behaviour of various market participants


ETFs in securities lending and collateral management - Collateral Conference 2016 panel

Collateral Conference 2016
ETFs in securities lending and collateral management

ETFs are on the increase in Europe. However Europe is still lagging behind the US when it comes to using ETFs in securities lending and collateral.

> Get an insight on why it is important to have an efficient ETF lending market and an improved collateral acceptability


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HQLA Funds - A new collateral asset?

The acronym HQLA has appeared in many discussion at banks as it is a key element for the calculation of Basel III regulatory ratio such as the Liquid Coverage Ratio (LCR).

High Quality Liquid Assets are assets that can be converted into cash easily and immediately in private markets.

> Discover how the panel will investigate the opportunities of creating and trading HQLA funds


Compliance and Beyond - Non-Cleared OTC Margining - Collateral Conference 2016 panel

Collateral Conference 2016
Compliance and Beyond - Non-Cleared OTC Margining

Firms active in non-cleared derivatives are gradually starting to exchange Initial Margin (IM) as required by global regulations. What were the experiences of Wave 1 dealers? What lessons were learned? What should we expect from for the VM and IM deadlines? And how are the firms preparing themselves?

> Discover what the 'future state' might look like and the industry should raise to the challenges ahead

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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.

> Read more


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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.

> Read more


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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?

> Read more


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.

> Read more


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.

> Read more


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.

> Read more


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?

> Read more


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.

> Read more


3i

Repo strengthens 3i's investment strategy

New regulations and concerns over whether AAA MMFs could really be relied upon to provide full AAA-rated risk levels prompted 3i to look around for alternative ways to invest. They found it through Euroclear – resulting in better yields.

> Discover 3i's investment strategy


Microsoft

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.

> Discover the benefits of using repo cash management 

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IHG

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.

> Read more


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