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Here comes the MiFID II

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By Stanley Epstein, Eureka Financial The original Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) came into force in November 2007. MiFID brought competition to the trading procedures in the European Union. Under MiFID investment firms could operate throughout the EU on … Continue reading

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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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ICMA Report on The European Repo Market

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The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has released the results of its latest survey into the state of the European repo market.  Over the years these surveys have mirrored the fluctuations in the repo markets and this 25th survey which … 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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More difficulties for asset managers and pension funds to access OTC derivatives market

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Impact of Dodd-Frank on asset management and pension funds in the US With the new section of Dodd-Frank regulations which came into life on 9th of September, asset managers and pension funds in the US will face more difficulties in … Continue reading

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OTC repo transactions in Russia reach more than RUB120 billion.

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According to Securities Lending Times, the value of securities used as collateral for the Bank of Russia’s OTC repo transactions is at the moment more than RUB120 billion. The National Settlement Depository (NSD) provides the collateral management services for the … Continue reading

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