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Main Trends in Collateral Management

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By: Securities Lending Times According to the new survey conducted by Sapient Global Markets in March, evolution towards the front office has been identified as one of the main trends for efficient collateral management across global market participants. The research … Continue reading

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International Securities Settlements and Custodial Services Program in London

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  Register for a practical 2 day International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services course in London – 7-8 of July 2014. This 2 day training program is designed to provide delegates with practical  knowledge about the key concepts, systems, processes and … Continue reading

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Clearstream and DCCC cooperation on collateral management for CCP margining

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By: SecuritiesLendingTimes Clearstream’s global liquidity hub has its first Middle Eastern central counterparty (CCP) link. The Dubai Commodities Clearing Corporation (DCCC), which is the CCP of the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, has agreed to cooperate on collateral management for CCP … Continue reading

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Banking Reform Bill Amendment on Payments and Securities Settlements

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On 8th October the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill heads to the House of Lords for further consideration by their Lordships. Having listened to numerous opinions the Government has tabled more than 80 amendments which it proposes to add to … Continue reading

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International Payments Market Trends Overview

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  Warning over clearing-contagion risks At the recent Sibos conference in Dubai, delegates raised concerns over the risks associated with the collapse of a major clearing house.  The general sentiment expressed was that international regulators had yet to get to … Continue reading

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The scope and structure of Transaction Banking

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Transaction Banking function differs from bank to bank, so what is the ideal structure of a transaction banking unit and how one define its function ? Follow this interesting discussion on the scope and challenges of transaction banking worldwide. “Transaction … Continue reading

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The risks involved in securities settlement and custodial services

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Court verdict on Wells Fargo’s securities lending programme A federal court jury in Minnesota has rejected an $8.2m claim by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and other institutional investors that Wells Fargo & Co misrepresented a securities lending programme … Continue reading

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Boost to the Triparty Repo Settlement Interoperability

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The ICMA European Repo Council has signed a memorandum of understanding with Clearstream, Euroclear and Eurex Clearing, which engages those providers in a joint project focusing on increasing the efficiency of the repo market. Through this agreement Eurex Clearing will be … Continue reading

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EU policy makers are closer to agree on securities settlement rules

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European policy makers are increasingly confident that regulations for Europe’s €800tn securities settlement market will be finalised and passed into law by the end of the year. The new rules governing region’s central securities depositories aim at creating better competition between national … Continue reading

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