European regulatory requirements have led to a broad demand for reporting from banks and asset managers. In considering their obligations under the new regulatory regime, non-European firms need an action plan. A guest post from UnaVista.
The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) approved two "stablecoins" this week for trading. This could connect the dots between cash securities finance trades, blockchains and smart contracts.
Regulations and balance sheet management have combined to create the greatest level of disruption that the industry has seen since 2008, but this time the changes are likely to be more profound and long-lasting than before. A guest post from Pirum.
Securities Finance Monitor Magazine, Fall 2018, is now online. This edition features articles on the expected US NSFR, collateral trading, the Semantic Blockchain, SFTR (can't get away from it), and the future of securities finance.
DTCC is planning a securities lending CCP to potentially launch as soon as summer 2019. This is an important development and could realistically transform the calculus of US securities loans from a balance sheet perspective. There are implications here for financing, Total Return Swaps (TRS), balance sheet management and even equity market liquidity.
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