Securities Finance

December 22, 2015 10:05 AM GMT

Top 10 trends for 2016

Global Custodian looks at the top 10 trends for 2016 including what to expect in the worlds of technology, post-trade and cyber-security.

December 01, 2015 9:14 AM GMT

Pan-EU passport to happen in phases say EC

The extension of the pan-EU marketing passport to third countries under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will happen in two or three waves, and the National Private Placement Regimes (NPPR) will not be shut off until the third country passport scheme is fully working, according to the European Commission (EC).

November 10, 2015 10:01 AM GMT

Stock Connect modifications expected in New Year

The rules governing beneficial ownership under Stock Connect will ultimately be determined in the courtrooms, while there is speculation there could be delivery versus payment modifications to the scheme around April 2016.

September 29, 2015 8:40 AM GMT

European Repo Market Stagnates, Finds ICMA

Growth in the European repo market has stalled, according to a latest survey from the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), as banks' ability to obtain short-term financing continues to be hit by stricter rules.

September 21, 2015 3:25 PM GMT

More Convincing Needed for Beneficial Owners in CCP Sec Lending Debate

Regulatory pressures are encouraging more securities lending activity to take place through central counterparties (CCP). However more work is needed to win over beneficial owners, according to panellists at the IMN European Securities Lending Conference.