Securities lending

ICMA publishes 2018 GMRA legal opinions

The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) reports from Zurich that it has today published the 2018 updates to the ICMA GMRA legal opinions which support the Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA), the standard agreement for international repo transactions. The 2018 opinions cover the...
22 firms sign up to join EquiLend SFTR group

EquiLend reports that it has welcomed 22 firms into its securities finance transaction regulation (SFTR) working group. EquiLend says that the Securities Finance Transaction Regulation (SFTR) aims to reduce risks by improving transparency in securities financing markets. It seeks to impose a series...
Delta Capita and The Field Effect announce strategic alliance

Delta Capita, a international business & technology consulting and managed services firm, has just announced a strategic alliance with The Field Effect, a London-based consultancy specialising in securities financing, clearing and collateral management. It says the alliance will deliver a strong...
FSB, BIS release SFT reporting guidelines

The Financial Stability Board has this week issued a paper setting out reporting guidelines for securities financing transactions. This is the latest in a series on the topic. It follows the report called Policy Framework for Addressing Shadow Banking Risks in Securities Lending and Repos which was...

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